27 Oct '14, 12pm

Keep calm and learn Dutch: Energiesprong the future of sustainable homes?

Keep calm and learn Dutch: Energiesprong the future of sustainable homes?

With 80 per cent of the UK’s 2050 housing stock already built you’ll struggle to find people arguing that energy efficient retrofit is anything but a good and necessary thing. However, as always, the devil is in the detail. Do we measure success via energy performance certificates, SAP ratings, kilowatts per hour, carbon footprints or energy poverty? Should improvements be funded through unpopular pay as you save schemes, government grants which vary from parliament to parliament or private borrowing? What should the maintenance schedule be, can kitchen improvements be put back five years to cover the cost of installing solar PV? With this complex background it is unsurprising that there has been a lot of attention given to the Netherlands’ Energiesprong project . An innovative programme delivering 111,000 whole house retrofits to net zero energy levels via an off-site man...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/opinion/keep-calm-and-learn-dutch-en...

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