Sustainable Public, Cooperative and Social Housing

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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...
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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...
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Defining overheating

This leaflet, released by the Zero Carbon Hub provides an introduction to the range of overheating definitions and thresholds in use in the housing sector and also by health professionals. It is based on work carried out by the Zero Carbon...
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Assessing overheating risk

This leaflet, released by the Zero Carbon Hub, introduces the variety of methods being used by housing providers and building professionals to assess risk, including Standard Assessment Procedure –SAP [UK Government’s procedure for rating...
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Overheating risk mapping

This leaflet, released by the Zero Carbon Hub, introduces current research and risk mapping methods, including outcomes presented at a city or regional level, and a national level. It is based on work carried out by the Zero Carbon Hub...
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Impacts of overheating in homes

This leaflet, released by the Zero Carbon Hub, is intended for housing providers and building professionals. The document highlights and summarises some of the key impacts of overheating in homes. It is based on work carried out by the...
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Low-energy social housing. Changes in jobs and skill needs

This document reports the results of a study on how the improved energy performance of social housing has an impact on the jobs and the skill needs of the employees of social housing companies in France. A survey showed that the employees...
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Energy renovation of social housing. How to involve occupants

The transformation of existing buildings and improved energy performance are main concerns for social housing organisations. The acceptance and involvement of occupants is a key condition for the success of such projects. This report...