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Alessandro Cesale

Director General, EURHONET - The European Housing Network (Non-profit)

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DREEAM training on deep renovation

EURHONET and the DREEAM consortium are organising a training event for housing associations and local authorities in Europe on key topics around deep renovation – see attached Programme. This is an invitation-only event (Please see...

Start at Home - Housing Europe presents its contribution to the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, COP21

30 November. The European Federation of Public, Cooperative and Social Housing presented its contribution to COP21, offering a measurable overview of the development of the affordable housing sector in Europe over the last five years. Despite the...

POWER HOUSE Warm/Mediterranean climates TaskForce Seminar & Study Visits in Marseille: Video clip now available online!

On 19 March 2014, the members of the POWER HOUSE Warm/Mediterranean Climates TaskForce met in Marseille to present to the management and technical staff of the Association Régionale Hlm PACA & Corse the TaskForce’s findings and exchange...

Experiencing nearly Zero-Energy in Cooperative Ownership - Lessons learnt from the POWER HOUSE nZEC project!

Incentivising and implementing nearly Zero-Energy strategies in Divided/Cooperative ownership, particularly in multi-apartment buildings with mixed tenures, requires an adapted financial, legal and organisational framework as well as a good...

POWER HOUSE nZEC meets Solar Decathlon Europe 2014: Report "The city of tomorrow and the fair energy transition: Τhe role of affordable and social housing providers" now available!

The Second POWER HOUSE nZEC Symposium held in Versailles represented an excellent opportunity to assess the issues that cities of tomorrow will be facing in the near future and to discuss with local authorities’ representatives and housing experts...

Webinar: POWER HOUSE nZEC! & the Covenant of Mayors - "The nearly-Zero Energy Challenge for Housing providers and cities – a contribution to energy security?"

Across Europe a green building revolution is under way. Germany and Austria, home of the passive house standards, may be leading the process but there is a reassuring pan-European feel to Powerhouse Europe challenge - – a project that aims at...

POWER HOUSE Divided/Cooperative ownership TaskForce Workshop & Study Visits: Video clip now available online!

In Divided and Cooperative property buildings, the role of tenants or owners is crucial for the decision making process, especially for what concerns the retrofitting of existing buildings. Furthermore, Member States have different legal frameworks...

Report of the Workshop on “Financing opportunities for Energy Efficiency in Social Housing” now available online!

The members of the nearly-Zero Energy Challenge Warm/Mediterranean Climates TaskForce met in Barcelona on the 13th of February, 2014, to discuss tools available to finance energy efficiency in social housing.  This report has now become available.As...

Presentations of the Second POWER HOUSE nZEC Symposium "The City of Tomorrow and the role of affordable & social housing providers” now available online!

The task of future proofing homes for European citizens is being taken in hand by CECODHAS Housing Europe members. Public, Cooperative and Social Housing providers are working to meeting the challenge of balancing social and ecological goals. While...

POWER HOUSE Divided/Cooperative ownership Taskforce: presentations of Tallinn’s Workshop now available!

The Members of the Divided/Cooperative ownership Taskforce met on 12-13 June 2014 in Tallinn for the third Workshop organised under the aegis of the IEE-funded project “POWER HOUSE nearly-Zero Energy Challenge”. In Divided and Cooperative property...