POWER HOUSE EUROPE Team

You can download the report here. Please also see the relevant BUILD UP publication here.
Post date: 23 Sep 2011
Type: News

This short report gives highlights on the impact National/Regional POWER HOUSE Platforms are having around the EU and updates on the issues facing Public, Cooperative and Social Housing providers in their quest to future proof the homes they build and manage in the face of erratic energy prices, climate change and constrained public budgets.
Post date: 23 Sep 2011
Type: Publication

The aim was to discuss with the stakeholders of the housing and energy sector and with the Committee of the Regions members, MEPs and Commission ‘s representative, the opportunities that this Directive offers to reduce energy consumption and energy poverty. The conference helped to inform European decision makers of the reality at local level by drawing on information gathered through the POWER HOUSE EUROPE big Green Housing Exchange project financed by the IEE programme.
Post date: 15 Sep 2011
Type: News

If your organisation is coordinating, or involved in a European Project that is producing outputs (guidelines, best practices, reviews, analysis or tools) you deem could be useful for housing managers who are working to reduce energy consumption and make their activities more sustainable, please do not hesitate to contact us!  ....we have dedicated a section of our website to relevant ongoing projects in order to feed it with new material and offer interested organisations the opportunity to display their work
Post date: 28 Jul 2011
Type: News

The POWER HOUSE team select resources which they have deemed most useful for inclusion in the on-line resource database. 
Post date: 23 Jul 2010
Type: News

A number of threads have been launched. On the issues of financing and the EU, the take-up of the 4% possible ERDF funding is key. While some countries have 100% take-up others have close to zero. The blog gives practitioners the opportunity to share their experiences with the utilisations of the funds.
Post date: 23 Jul 2010
Type: News

Members of Swedish national municipal housing federation SABO, leader of the Swedish POWER HOUSE platform agreed together on an achievable energy consumption target of 20% by 2016 signed a commitment, assigned an energy contact person and then got going on identifying what they term ‘energy thieves’ in the buildings they manage, which house one in seven Swedes.
Post date: 22 Jul 2010
Type: News

The city manages its own district heating system and has developed a public-private company for the conversion and upgrading of its heating systems.
Post date: 22 Jul 2010
Type: News

At the conference four members of the CECODHAS energy experts' network presented a stock-take of the energy policy in social housing in their country: Ingrid Vogler, from GdW, Germany, Eva Bauer from GbV, Austria, Albert Koedam from Aedes, the Netherlands and Olivia Powis from NHF, England. Needless to say, the descriptions revealed the very different challanges being faced. An insight into lessons learned though participation in EU funded projects was also provided by a numer of French housing association.
Post date: 22 Jul 2010
Type: News

Aedes and the National Tenants Union had a stand on the business fair to promote the covenant on energy saving and sustainability. In the covenant, which is also signed by the Dutch Government, the parties express the intention to reduce energy consumption of households by 20% by 2020. The central tool of the covenant is the ‘woonlastenwaarborg’, a guarantee that the total cost of living (rent and costs of energy consumption) will not increase after refurbishment of the house.
Post date: 22 Jul 2010
Type: News