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January 2013

New survey of retrofit in nine European countries

Across Europe, government and industry are also seeking to improve the performance of their buildings in order to meet national targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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October 2012

National Refurbishment Centre launches report at its Open Week event

UK-wide workshops show that better understanding of the solutions, improved collaboration, and clear standards rate high on the priorities of refurbishment professionals.

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September 2012

Retrofit strategy matrix supports social housing providers

National Refurbishment Centre (NRC) publishes self-assessment tool for a holistic approach to energy-efficient refurbishment.

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EIB considers injecting 400M towards UK retrofit

The €480M (£400M) European Investment Bank (EIB) loan will target small to medium-scale energy-efficient retrofit and new build programmes by registered UK housing associations.

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July 2012

Paying for energy-efficiency - the German approach

As industry gears up for the much-anticipated Green Deal, the question mark on everyone’s lips is whether homeowners will believe in the long benefits enough to take out a loan.

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Green Deal and ECO on track for October

Underpinning framework for the Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation (ECO) approved by the House of Lords on 23 July.

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