Assembled for the 78th Congress of the Social Union for Housing, 36 organisations signed the Energiesprong commitment charter in France. Their pledge aims to drive the large-scale deployment of net zero energy retrofits in social housing. This collaboration aims to introduce net zero energy retrofits that...

[embed]https://vimeo.com/235372399[/embed] Housing association Woonborg and construction company Dijkstra Draisma renovated 33 houses in Rhoden, a village close to Groningen in the north of the Netherlands. Mr Henk Dijkhuizen, who has been living and raising a family in one of these homes since 1971, took a close...

Transition Zero is stimulating deep energy efficiency retrofits in the United Kingdom, France and the Netherlands by replicating the successful Dutch Energiesprong scheme. Energiesprong reduces retrofit time to one week by using standardised procedures and pre-fabricated modules and the latest energy. The renovation packages, which result in near...

On 8 March 2017, Housing Europe hosted an event on renovations in the social housing sector and what is needed to get our homes future ready. The day focused on the essential skills and innovative solutions needed for a fair energy transition. Sébastien Delpont from Energiesprong...

This session which took place at the Ecobuild Performance Lab on the 7 March 2017 was funded by the EU through Transition Zero a project within the Horizon 2020 programme.  It was chaired by Alan Yates, Executive Director of Regeneration at Accord who gave an...

The French Transition Zero team explains how they aim to overcome five potential obstacles to the Energiesprong concept: the business model, the energy plan, the contracting scheme, improvement of technical solutions and tenant engagement....