Practices

National/Regional schemes for Residential Buildings

Social housing eco-loan - France

L’éco-prêt logement social   Eco-housing loan is a device from Grenelle de l’environnement (Environment Round Table) for the retrofitting of the most energy-demanding social housing complexes that was set on 2009...

Dispositif Scellier (Scellier scheme) - France

UPDATE 20/11/2013:This scheme is no longer accepting new applications. It has been replaced by the Duflot scheme.The relevant BUILD UP link regarding this can be found here.  As of 1 January 2009 until 31...

BAFA Cogeneration - Germany

The Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) offers investment grants for the installation of combined heat and power (CHP or cogeneration) plants.   BAFA has two methods of promoting...

Energy saving advice - Germany

BAFA Energiesparberatung   The Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) promotes on-site energy consultancy in residential buildings (on-site consulting) in the form of a grant to cover some of the expenses...

BAFA - Heating with renewable energy - Germany

The Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) offers investment grants for the installation of renewable energy heating systems.   Applications may be submitted by private individuals,...

Support for investment in solar thermal - Sweden

NOTE: The scheme is no longer available   The Swedish government offered subsidies for the installation of solar thermal systems in all kinds of applications, such as in homes, public swimming pools and camping sites, or...

Support for solar cells - Sweden

The Swedish government is allocating funds to support solar photovoltaic (PV) cells in order to contribute to the development of renewable energy sources and to stimulate businesses in the field of energy.   Financial aid is given to all...

Green Urban and Island Communities - New Model for Development - Greece

NOTE: The scheme is no longer available   The programme "Green Urban and Island Communities - New Model for Development" addressed communities of less than 1,000 inhabitants. The aim of the programme is...

Grants for integrated neighbourhood concepts and refurbishment managers - Germany

Urban Energy Rehabilitation - Grants for integrated neighbourhood concepts and refurbishment managers - Germany - KfW Energetische Stadtsanierung - Zuschüsse für integrierte Quartierskonzepte und Sanierungsmanager   This...

Energy Efficient Renovation - Supplementary Credit - Germany

KfW Energieeffizient Sanieren – Ergänzungskredit   The KfW promotional programme “KfW Energy Efficient Renovation - Supplementary Credit” provides low interest loans for the replacement of the heating and domestic hot...