Sustainable Public, Cooperative and Social Housing

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Conference - Innovative approaches to sustainable urban planning: cities at the heart of the energy transition

Building on the experiences of pioneer cities involved in large scale energy efficiency projects, the conference will bring together urban planners, local policy makers, researchers, entrepreneurs and energy efficiency...
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World tallest passive-house Bolueta tower completed in Bilbao

With its 28 stories wing, VArquitectos’social housing (361) apartments tower promoted by Visesa for Bolueta neighborhood in Bilbao, Spain, is the world’s tallest Passive House certified building and is now completed! Air tightness achieved an n50...

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Navarra constructs over 500 energy efficient homes for social housing

The region of Navarra is building over 500 nearly zero-energy building (NZEB) units to provide affordable and energy efficient homes for their citizens. Nearly zero-energy buildings have very low energy consumption due to their design and...
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Affordable solutions to overcome the challenges in urban housing

by Christine Marlet (Eurogypsum aisbl)   Europe is the most urbanised continent outside of the Americas, with 73% of the current population living in urban environments; this is expected to rise to 80% by 2050. The largest...
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Building renovation in Sweden: Efficient, Cheap and Green

Reducing CO2 emissions is not only about adapting new technologies, but ensuring that these technologies are also being accepted by the public.   Only when they are accepted, or better even embraced by the people, they can be implemented...
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TREES project

Training for Renovated Energy Efficient Social housing     This IEE project aimed to incorporate energy efficiency into further education for architects and social housing managers. Educational material includes...
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NIRSEPES project

New Integrated Renovation Strategy to improve Energy PErformance of Social housing     This IEE project set itself the goal of increasing thermal efficiency by at least 30% by developing an integrated strategy for...
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Dutch social housing stock CO2 neutral by 2050

Sustainability is one of the main topics of the Housing and the Innovation Agenda that Aedes- the Association of Dutch social housing corporations- members agreed upon before the summer. In the coming years, they will make their dwellings...