Sustainable Public, Cooperative and Social Housing

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Housing: an essential piece of the ‘Next Generation EU’ puzzle

The Coronavirus pandemic has put the spotlight on Europe’s housing crisis, exposing the shortcomings of our housing policies that have increased inequalities and destabilized our societies. Now that the “Stay at home” guidelines pushed us more than...

Green recovery for Denmark: a new renovation scheme for the social housing sector

On the 1st of May, Denmark's Social Democratic Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen, made a crucial announcement that relieved many public housing companies in Denmark: a proposal to activate 30 billion DKK from the Landsbyggefonden (the National...

New Energy Efficiency Incentive programme launched in Germany

On January 1 2016, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy launched the new Energy Efficiency Incentive programme, providing support for the modernisation of residential heating and ventilation systems, aiming to...

BUILD UP Webinar recordings | Start at home

Housing Europe presents the contribution of Public, Cooperative and Social Housing providers to mitigate climate change.   30 November 2015   On the day that the UNFCCC COP21 kicked off in Paris, Housing Europe...

Raising number of nZEBs | Experts' insight: DIRECTION project Bolzano

Alessandro Stroligo - How to raise the number of nZEBs in Europe? Experts provide their insights into probing questions   DIRECTION’s second replication workshop took place in September, organised by Eurac in Bolzano,...

EC: EPBD public consultation results published

Note: document links updated 6 January 2016 On 25 November 2015, the European Commission published the results of the public consultation on the evaluation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)....

195 nations adopt historic agreement on climate in Paris

On 12 December 2015, a historic agreement to combat climate change and unleash actions and investment towards a low carbon, resilient and sustainable future was adopted by 195 nations in Paris. The ambitious and balanced agreement, the...

QUALICHeCK upcoming events open for registration

The following QUALICHeCK events are now open for registration. Attendance is free of charge. Certificates of attendance are available upon request after the end of each event. 17 December 2015 | Webinar | Ventilative cooling...

Raising number of nZEBs | Experts' insight: DIRECTION project Bolzano

Martin Vallazza - How to raise the number of nZEBs in Europe? Experts provide their insights into probing questions   DIRECTION’s second replication workshop took place in September, organised by Eurac in Bolzano, Italy...

Commission requests PORTUGAL to comply with Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

On 10 December 2015, the European Commission sent a reasoned opinion to Portugal, requesting the correct transposition of all the requirements of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (Directive 2010/31/EU) into national law. A...