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Michalis Goudis

Communications Director, Housing Europe (Non-profit)

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Energy Poverty Handbook

Energy poverty is a serious concern in our societies while more and more people realize that it should be a social right. As a follow-up to the European Parliament Initiative Report on the antipoverty target in the light of increasing household...

First pilot projects for Transition Zero in France

At the recent French monitoring committee for the project Transition Zero, the social housing provider Vilogia in Northern France has announced that, with the support of Greenflex (coordinating the activities of the EU project...

20 innovative responses to the housing challenges of our times

Meet the 20 finalists of the second edition of the European Responsible Housing Awards! From transforming a disadvantaged district into a sustainable one to tackling energy precariousness and from working closely with tenants to...

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 question is...

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 Nearly Zero -...

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 Group SNI,...

European Responsible Housing Awards 2016

Confronted with growing economic, social and environmental challenges, more and more public, cooperative and social housing organisations are enhancing and demonstrating their capacity to innovate. The core of responsible housing is...

European buildings: securing a near zero / positive energy future

Securing a near zero and positive energy future for buildings in Europe   The Zero Plus project and the contribution of OPAC38   Buildings are central to the EU's energy efficiency...

TRIME Project: energy savings for social housing residents

Housing Europe on the advisory board of the TRIME Project   What if saving energy at home could be really simple, help you save money and live a healthier lifestyle? TRIME is a pan-european project that is aiming...

Heat metering, efficient heat cost allocation and billing - Challenges and Opportunities: Housing Europe

Experiences from public, cooperative and social housing The regulatory framework (in particular the EED) should be supportive and give the national and local level the possibility to find the most appropriate solutions for a fair...