energy poverty

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On Wednesday May 31, the VELUX Group launched the 2017 edition of the Healthy Homes Barometer during an event dedicated to Healthy Buildings which took place at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium.  
Post date: 7 Jun 2017
Type: News

This report is part of a series of pan-European surveys investigating the link between homes and health across the EU.
Post date: 7 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

The relation between quality of dwelling, socio-economic status and health in EU28 and its Member States - Scientific report as input for Healthy Homes Barometer 2017     This report by Ecofys commissioned by Velux A/S, evaluates the relation between health and housing conditions across the EU and its Member States, focusing on two main research objectives.  
Post date: 7 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

The long-term renovation strategies developed by Member States are an opportunity to reduce energy poverty through stimulating deep renovation of buildings.   Member States cannot miss the opportunity to achieve the triple goal of increasing the rate and depth of renovation, achieving energy savings targets and improving the living conditions of millions of vulnerable citizens.   National renovation strategies must include dedicated policies and measures for low income households.  
Post date: 2 May 2017
Type: Publication

The Better Energy Warmer Homes scheme (BEWH) is a scheme administered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and aims at funding energy efficiency improvements in the homes of the elderly and vulnerable, making the homes more comfortable, healthier and more cost effective to run.   BEWH measures are installed at no cost to the recipient household and include:  
Post date: 18 Apr 2017
Type: Link

This handbook, published by the office of Tamás Meszerics (Member of the European Parliament) via The Greens/EFA group of the European Parliament, presents various case studies and best practices on how to overcome energy poverty in Europe.  
Post date: 7 Apr 2017
Type: Publication

On 16 March 2017, RENOVATE EUROPE released a briefing note on energy poverty in the European Union: its causes, impacts and possible solutions.  The briefing highlights the following:    
Post date: 24 Mar 2017
Type: Note

Το Ίδρυμα Χάινριχ Μπελ Ελλάδας σε συνεργασία με την ΚοινΣΕπ «Άνεμο Ανανέωσης» και το ΙΝΖΕΒ – Ινστιτούτο Κτιρίων Μηδενικής Ενεργειακής Κατανάλωσης, που δραστηριοποιούνται στους τομείς της οικολογίας, της κτιριακής εξοικονόμησης ενέργειας αλλά και της βιώσιμης ανάπτυξης, επεξεργάστηκαν ένα σχέδιο προτάσεων και πολιτικής με θέμα «Η ενεργειακή φτώχεια στην Ελλάδα και η συμβολή της πράσινης κοινωνικής καινοτομίας στην αντιμετώπιση της».  
Post date: 15 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

Measures to protect vulnerable consumers in the energy sector: an assessment of disconnection safeguards, social tariffs and financial transfers  
Post date: 15 Feb 2017
Type: Publication