European countries face the problem with the need of refurbishment of existing housing stock. This refurbishment should meet the new requirements for energy efficiency of buildings. That means a reduction of energy consumption with at least 30% and the new expectations of tenants and owners of dwellings for increased comfort and less expenses for energy and maintenance.
The social housing companies have to overcome these problems in order to meet the challenge of the competition in the housing sector.
The EI– Education project aims to give the social housing companies knowledge and tools in order to motivate and train the sector to perform energy efficient retrofitting.
The EI-Education programme is based on best practice examples from European countries and set focus on practical solutions. These examples show how at least 30% energy savings can be reached at retrofitting, how buildings can be improved with regard to comfort, healthier environment and decrease of expenses for maintenance.
Take advantage of the EI-Education Programme!
The EI-Education Programme is elaborated to help you to find the best solutions for retrofitting of dwelling buildings. In the programme you will find useful information how to plan, organise and carry out your project. You will also find suggestions for financial and technical solutions.
The EI-Education Programme is designed for you!
In the platform you will find also a database of best practice examples, catalogued in “Technology and environment”, “Policy and strategy” and “organization and financing”.
The EI-Education Guidebook gives an introduction to the strategic, the tactical and the practical level of energy retrofitting.
The Guidebook includes the following chapters:
Training courses were organised in six countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, the Netherlands and Slovenia in order to assess the EI-Education Programme.
The target groups for the training courses depended on the countries and included experts from housing associations, municipalities, building sector, architects and planners, owners of apartments, manufacturers of building products.
The programmes of the courses were adapted in the different countries depending on the target groups and the specific needs of training. These programmes can be downloaded from the project web page.
The participants were asked to fill-in questionnaires for assessment of the quality of lectures, materials and organisation of the courses.
The results of the questionnaires show that most of the participants are satisfied with the course and expect to use the information in their work!