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Sorcha Edwards

POWER HOUSE EUROPE Coordinator, CECODHAS Housing Europe (Non-profit)
Belgium

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Housing Europe Overview on Financing Needs for the Energy Transition

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Letter to President of the European Commission on the Fair Energy Transition and Annual Growth Survey

Dear Mr. President,Members of CECODHAS Housing Europe are delivering more than 25 million affordable homes to EU households. Many of them have been providing sustainable neighbourhoods for 100 years or more. Affordable housing is a core pillar of...
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Speech Kurt Eliasson, President of CECODHAS Housing Europe, on the Fair Energy Transition

Speech by Kurt Eliasson, President of CECODHAS Housing Europe on the occasion of the Fair Housing Transition Symposium ( Reacting to the presentation by DG Enterprise of The European Commission’s strategy on competitiveness of the construction...
Publication

Guide for Preparing the 2014- 2020 Structural Funds Programming for Housing Organisations

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OVERVIEW - Social Housing Providers Reach for 20-20-20 Targets - and Beyond

Here you can download the PDF version of this Overview article (see below under 'Additional documents'). Enjoy reading, and feel free to send a comment of your own!   What is needed to make the market deliver Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings...
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Launch of the Nearly Zero Energy Challenge at the Solar Decathlon Europe

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New Directive - New Energy for Housing - Clearing the way for participatory energy transitions

Array This event, organised by the European federation for public, social and cooperative housing and hosted by the Committee of the Regions, will focus on the proposed European Directive on Energy Efficiency, published by the Commission on the...
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At least 20% of future ERDF dedicated to energy efficiency and renewable energy

At least 20% of future ERDF dedicated to energy efficiency and renewable energy: This is the proposal for the EU long-term budget 2014-2020. A greater proportion of ERDF dedicated to energy efficiency and renewable energy (from 4,5% today to at...
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Will the new Directive help to clear the way for local, participatory Energy Transitions?

The New Directive has a lot of potential to get this process underway and to support local energy transitions. CECODHAS Housing Europe is focusing on what it sees as three main catalysts which will be vital for our success: 1) achieving the optimal...
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Will the new energy efficiency directive help to address the contradiction of ambitious targets versus diminished budgets?

Feedback from the ground shows that in most Member States while Green Targets are Going Up - Budgets for refurbishment are going down. Can the new energy efficiency directive help to address this glaring contradiction? As can be seen on BuildUP,...