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Resource: Technical guide for Retrofitting Social Housing

Name of organisation: IEE project "Nirsepes" reviewed by AVS(ES)

Type of ressource: guidance documents

Addressed barriers:

  • technical
  • skills/ knowledge gap

Addressed users:

  • building user (social housing organization)
  • building owner
  • design team
  • public decision maker
  • project manager


    Process stage:

    • asset management
    • design phase (project briefing)
    • pre- design phase (appraisal and strategic briefing)


    Project Management Capacity Building Environmental Design


    The guide is aimed at providing building owners, decision-makers and
    investors (private or public) with the necessary general information required
    for taking the right steps and selecting appropriate technologies for energy
    retrofitting of social housing.
    This guide is structured in two distinctive parts.
    - Part I provides an Overview of Energy Retrofitting Measures.
    The respective chapters are as follows:
    1. Energy retrofitting of the building shell
    2. Installation of Passive and Hybrid Cooling Devices
    3. Energy retrofitting of heating systems
    4. Energy efficient hot water & lighting systems and appliances
    5. Renewable Energy Systems for heating and cooling
    6. Building integrated Photovoltaic systems
    - Part II provides Technical Solutions for Energy Retrofitting of the
    Building Envelope.
    The respective chapters are:
    1. Construction Characteristics of Social Houses
    2. Energy Efficiency Measures
    3. Case Studies



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