Sustainable Public, Cooperative and Social Housing

Benchmarks for environmental impact of housing in Europe: archetypes and LCA of the residential building stock

The study describes the results of a full LCA applied to 24 statistically-based dwelling archetypes, representative of the EU housing stock in 2010.   The aim is to quantify the average environmental impacts related to...

The financing of renovation in the social housing sector

If one wants to have a short look back at how the European policymakers have dealt with the topic of renovation of housing over the last few years, 2010 would probably be a turning point. That year, on the one hand, the Global...

Benchmarks for environmental impact of housing in Europe: archetypes and LCA of the residential building stock

The study describes the results of a full LCA applied to 24 statistically-based dwelling archetypes, representative of the EU housing stock in 2010.   The aim is to quantify the average environmental impacts...

The financing of renovation in the social housing sector

If one wants to have a short look back at how the European policymakers have dealt with the topic of renovation of housing over the last few years, 2010 would probably be a turning point. That year, on the one hand, the...

SAVES2 PROJECT: Analysis of current trends in the rental accommodation market for students

Between November 2017 and January 2018 we carried our research into the provision and selection of privately rented student housing across the seven SAVES 2 countries - Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Lithuania, Romania and the UK....

Financing the inclusive city: a case study of the Danish model of affordable and social housing

Normally, the task of providing affordable and social housing falls to local governments and their administrations. Municipalities must single-handedly work out how to deliver and finance affordable and social housing in a city context...

Energy Poverty Handbook

Energy poverty is a serious concern in our societies while more and more people realize that it should be a social right. As a follow-up to the European Parliament Initiative Report on the antipoverty target in the light of increasing...

20 innowacyjne rozwiązania problemów MIESZKANIOWYCH naszego czasu

Zmiescic w 20 finalistów drugiej edycji Europy mieszkaniowego Nagrody! Transformacja niekorzystnej okolicy w stabilnej walce z niestabilnością energii i ścisła współpraca z najemcami, z wykorzystaniem profesjonalnej...

Solutions to overheating in homes

This leaflet, released by the Zero Carbon Hub, highlights some of the many technical and behavioural solutions, which can be used to avoid or reduce overheating, without automatically resorting to energy-using cooling systems. It is based...

Defining overheating

This leaflet, released by the Zero Carbon Hub provides an introduction to the range of overheating definitions and thresholds in use in the housing sector and also by health professionals. It is based on work carried out by the Zero Carbon...