The Institute of Zero Energy Buildings published an enlightening report about energy poverty.
This report analyses energy poverty, unravels its strong link with energy transition and provides recommendations to tackle this issue.
In this report, you will find :
Post date: 2 Jan 2021
Local authorities must find money to support the renovation of social housing.
SEI Forums, a European Commission initiative, is hosting a webinar on
Channelling Investments to the Renovation of Social Housing in Europe
Friday 23 October 2020
Post date: 15 Oct 2020
The STEP-IN project has rolled out living labs for hundreds of energy vulnerable citizens in three locations in the UK, Hungary and Greece through public workshops and free home energy advisor visits, testing different solutions in an iterative process. The tailored support, in some cases combined with monitoring equipment, has allowed households to make important savings by, for example, replacing old appliances or switching energy suppliers.
Post date: 31 Jul 2020
Coronavirus economic stimulus packages need to consider all facets of sustainable development, otherwise we risk creating even greater disasters for ourselves in the future.
Energy efficiency must be an integral part of any economic recovery efforts. Doing so will create jobs, reduce energy bills, stimulate SMEs, support electrification and reduce GHG emissions.
Post date: 7 Jul 2020
Superhomes 2030: Up scaling integrated Home Deep renovation services for Ireland
Post date: 29 Jun 2020
Inclusive Design Rating (IDR) Toolkit. The design and assessment tool for tailoring environments for everyone
Building better architecture for older citizens
Post date: 1 Jun 2020
Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.
Post date: 27 Apr 2020
Info Energia is a service for all the customers of an energy supplying cooperatives or companies. It is a personalised energy awareness service. It provides information to consumers through two channels:
Post date: 7 Apr 2020
A new EU Regulation on external power supplies aimed at making a range of household appliances more energy efficient - from laptops to electric toothbrushes – enters into force as of 1 April 2020 within the context of EU ecodesign measures. As a result, European consumers will be able to save on their household bills, help reach significant EU-wide energy savings and reduce emissions.
Post date: 1 Apr 2020
Energy poverty, or fuel poverty, is often defined as a situation where low-income households are not able to adequately provide basic energy services in their homes and for their transport at affordable cost. A widely used criterion is to consider a household in fuel poverty when it spends more than 10% of its income on energy. But there is no consensus on a unique and explicit definition of the phenomenon as it is complex and has different causes and effects (temperature feelings, restriction behaviour…).
Post date: 15 Jan 2020