CECODHAS Housing Europe along with its French member l’Union Sociale pour l’Habitat are organising an international conference on the theme of social and affordable housing and the city of tomorrow.
Post date: 9 Apr 2014
Barcelona-based innovation consultancy Bax & Willems recently completed a first-of-its-kind study into Europe's market for energy efficiency renovations in social, public and cooperative (SPC) housing.
Post date: 26 Mar 2014
POWER HOUSE Financing Taskforce Workshop: "Financing the Energy Transition in the affordable housing sector: the missing part of the Energy and Climate Policies for 2030?"
Post date: 21 Feb 2014
To contribute to the reduction of energy consumption by 20% by 2020 at the EU level and in order to be ready for the energy and climate policies at the horizon 2030 and beyond, most social housing organisations have been working on developing ways to finance nearly Zero Energy Buildings
Post date: 18 Feb 2014
On 4th & 5th December 2013, the members of the POWER HOUSE nearly-Zero Energy Challenge Cold/Continental Climates TaskForce met in Wiesbaden (Germany) to discuss cost-optimal levels of energy efficiency investments, which basically means the appropriate ratio between energy savings and investment costs.
Post date: 18 Feb 2014
Two themes of extreme importance for the construction and retrofitting of nearly Zero-Energy multi-family buildings have been thoroughly addressed in this publication: financing, which is vital, especially for retrofitting projects, and renewable energy applications, which according to the nZEB definition must be used in order to cover a significant share of the energy consumed in the buildings.
Post date: 8 Nov 2013
A workshop on Financing Energy Efficiency with a focus on housing in divided ownership or multifamily buildings was held on 11-12 June 2013, in Milan, Italy.
The event was organised by Legacoop Abitanti with the contribution of other key partners of the POWER HOUSE TaskForce on Divided/Cooperative Ownership and attended by representatives of the Cooperative and Social Housing sector and experts who have a responsibility in the drafting and management of programs to incentivise and finance energy efficiency.
Post date: 22 Oct 2013
In the framework of the Green City Energy initiative, a seminar organised by the POWER HOUSE TaskForce on Warm/Mediterranean Climates was held on 4-5th July, 2013 in Pisa, Italy.
Post date: 18 Oct 2013
There is an urgent need to increase the energy efficiency of European building stock. Buildings account for 40 percent of total energy consumption in the European Union.
Nearly zero energy buildings (NZEBs), a new generation of low energy buildings, with integrated renewable energy sources, increased levels of comfort and limited environmental impact, will play a pivotal role in improving European building stock.
Post date: 21 Jun 2013
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Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings – The next challenge
Post date: 27 Mar 2013