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With the Climate Train HSB wants to affect the behavior of the public and property owners as well as raise awareness in the media, policymakers on energy use in homes and buildings. By providing concrete answers on how to reduce consumption, we facilitate real action and changed behavior. See the short introduction film on youtube with English subtitles http://www.youtube.com/hsbisverige#p/u/0/qjDyi6YF1ig.
Post date: 11 Oct 2010
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

In addition, The Institute for Energy Diversification and Efficiency from the Spanish Ministry for Trade, Tourism and Industry was invited to present a new funding programme entitled Biomcasa to promote the use of biomass in the residential sector. Members raised some logistic issues related to storage and delivery which should be considered in the context of the programme.
Post date: 22 Jul 2010
Type: News

This CECODHAS-Housing Europe led initiative is supported by the Intelligent Energy Europe programme now has an official on-line home at www.powerhouseeurope.eu. The new site provides space for organizations to upload case studies and an on-line forum to allow them to get in touch directly with others or to share views. There is also a selection of tools, guidebooks and case studies aimed at helping organizations to develop their energy strategy in the resource section of the site.
Post date: 12 Apr 2010
Type: News

  Why not see what the POWER HOUSE EUROPE National Platforms can do for you?    http://www.cecodhas.org/images/stories/campaigns/Energy/booklet%20-%20power%20house%20europe.pdf  
Post date: 2 Mar 2010
Type: Note