Sustainable Public, Cooperative and Social Housing

Case

ETHOS building: social housing with a high energy efficiency level

ETHOS is a medium sized building having a very low annual energy consumption and is suitable for a targeted audience of families with modest financial resources.  It represents a test pilot for real estate projects within the entire...
Case

Transition Zero Project: market development for net-zero energy refurbishment in social housing

The path to Transition Zero is now clear!   Scaling up the Energiesprong success. How to increase the transformation of the building stock while at the same time maintaining affordability for the residents? This key...
Event

iNSPiRE project study visit in Madrid 24/06/2016

The iNSPiRe project invites public procurers to visit a sustainably renovated residential building in Madrid. The participants have the possibility to learn about the latest innovations on the construction market and to gain an insight...
News

Getting ready for a nearly Zero Energy future; PROF/TRAC project

Training, skills and qualification for building professionals   The PROF/TRAC project offers an Open Training Platform and Qualification scheme for Continuing Professional Development, boosting the...
News

PROBIS project: open tender launched for public procurement Borlänge, Sweden

Open tender for building installation works - Stora Tunabyggen AB Sweden   Stora Tunabyggen AB, the housing company of the City of Börlange, Sweden, has launched an open tender for construction works ranged between 800,...
News

PROBIS project: open tender launched for public procurement Treviglio, Italy

New tender notice has been launched - PROBIS project   ALER Bergamo – Lecco – Sondrio, in coordination with Regione Lombardia has published an open tender related to the public procurement of innovation (PPI) for the refurbishment of two...
News

Generating efficient housing solutions for refugees and asylum seekers

Financing energy efficiency in France For the first time, the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) is co-financing a project of energy efficient refurbishment of housing stock. On 21 March, the housing association...
Publication

Solutions to overheating in homes

This leaflet, released by the Zero Carbon Hub, highlights some of the many technical and behavioural solutions, which can be used to avoid or reduce overheating, without automatically resorting to energy-using cooling systems. It is based...