This article is an excerpt from the National Platform POWER HOUSE Bulgaria Newsletter available both in English and Bulgarian
Post date: 5 Apr 2011
One of the key aims of the Estonian Union of Cooperative Housing Associations (EKÜL) is to provide information on opportunities to achieve energy savings in buildings by arranging a variety of information days, training sessions and round table discussions aimed at representatives of housing associations in Estonia. EKÜL organises seminars for the housing managers of owner-occupied apartments blocks, outlining innovative refurbishment measures and the savings they can result in and the possible funding opportunities.
Post date: 1 Apr 2011
The project is also a partner in the European project POWER HOUSE EUROPE - The big green housing exchange (www.powerhouseeurope.eu) an initiative led by CECODHAS Housing Europe - The Federation of Public, Cooperative and Social Housing (www.housingeurope.eu) supported by the Intelligent-Energy Europe programme.
Post date: 30 Mar 2011
Post date: 5 Dec 2010
Post date: 8 Nov 2010
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 – They included the fact that although everyone agrees that energy efficiency is a good idea, there is no denying the fact that You Have to Spend to Save! and that the Financial Sector, with some exceptions, is not yet buying in to its full potential to the Energy Efficiency Agenda.
Post date: 15 Oct 2010
Post date: 9 Sep 2010
The POWER HOUSE team select resources which they have deemed most useful for inclusion in the on-line resource database.
Post date: 23 Jul 2010
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 opportunity to share their experiences with the utilisations of the funds.
Post date: 23 Jul 2010
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 then got going on identifying what they term ‘energy thieves’ in the buildings they manage, which house one in seven Swedes.
Post date: 22 Jul 2010