• The Energiesprong movement in France took two major steps recently. Enabled by Transition Zero (a project funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme), a big French national deal was signed during the Congress of the Social Union for Housing with 3.600 houses to be refurbished according to Energiesprong standards....

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  • We are seeking an engineering professional with energy and/or built environment experience to lead our work in developing a UK supply chain for net-zero energy home refurbishment solutions. Click here for more information...

  • On 19 and 20 September 2017, the Dutch Energiesprong team held a 2-day event to share their expertise with UK suppliers and major contractors. The trip was designed to offer an insight into successful Energiesprong projects in the Netherlands and for this to inform the......

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • The Energiesprong uk proposition brochure can be found here....

  • We want someone to redesign our whole procurement process to make it smooth and easy for both our suppliers (contractors) and our clients (social housing providers).   Click here for more information...

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • Something special is happening in Friesland. Friesian housing corporations and contractors are teaming up to deliver large scale Net Zero Energy (NZE) home renovations....