Nearly zero-energy buildings

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Energy Service Contracting and Energy Refurbishment of Housing

Marie Donnelly, who is now in charge of the directorate responsible for - New and Renewable Sources of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Innovation at DG ENER recently outlined a couple of the blocking points when it comes to energy efficiency...
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CIBARQ 2010 - IV International Conference on Architecture, Cities and Energy

The City, understood as a support for human activity, may account for up to 60% of greenhouse effect emission gases. Traffic, construction, heating, and the distribution of commodities and food are some of the activities that make our cities huge...
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Overview of energy efficiency services: New manual on-line

One of the objectives of POWER HOUSE EUROPE is to help housing organisations access the resources (such as guidebooks, technical reports, tools for training and asset management) which can assist them in their energy efficiency strategies.
The POWER HOUSE team select resources which they have deemed most useful for inclusion in the on-line resource database.  The newly published "BewareE Manual" which focuses on most effective ways of empowering end-users to reduce energy...
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POWER HOUSE Blog: get the practitioners stance on some of the most central issues in the EU energy debate

POWER HOUSE EUROPE website hosts an interactive forum for information and knowledge exchange between professionals and policy makers in the social housing sector.
A number of threads have been launched. On the issues of financing and the EU, the take-up of the 4% possible ERDF funding is key. While some countries have 100% take-up others have close to zero. The blog gives practitioners the...
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Sweden's municipal housing company's 'energy challenge' transported to Italy

POWER HOUSE partner Legacoop Abitanti which represents over 3000 housing cooperatives in Italy invited Therese Rydstedt from SABO to present the 'SABO energy Challenge', which she coordinates, to their sustainability working group as the start of an...
Members of Swedish national municipal housing federation SABO, leader of the Swedish POWER HOUSE platform agreed together on an achievable energy consumption target of 20% by 2016 signed a commitment, assigned an energy contact person and...
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POWER HOUSE study day in Brescia, Italy

Brescia was selected as the venue for the first cross-border POWER HOUSE EUROPE study day open to local housing organizations representatives.
The city manages its own district heating system and has developed a public-private company for the conversion and upgrading of its heating systems. The study day was coordinated by POWER HOUSE Italy. Find out more about the programme...
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POWER HOUSE France brings experts from Germany, Austria, Netherland and England

Opening the POWER HOUSE FRANCE study day, Pierre Quercy, Delegué Générale of l'Union Social pour l'Habitat set the scene for the future of social housing on the European stage "The social housing sector has a demonstration role to play, and can...
At the conference four members of the CECODHAS energy experts' network presented a stock-take of the energy policy in social housing in their country: Ingrid Vogler, from GdW, Germany, Eva Bauer from GbV, Austria, Albert Koedam from Aedes...
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POWER HOUSE EUROPE invited to the Netherlands

Aedes is the national organisation promoting the interests of almost every social housing organisation in the Netherlands. They have established a profile on the POWER HOUSE EUROPE site and has uploaded two Dutch case studies. As a follow-up a POWER...
Aedes and the National Tenants Union had a stand on the business fair to promote the covenant on energy saving and sustainability. In the covenant, which is also signed by the Dutch Government, the parties express the intention to reduce...