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Resource: Methods and tools to optimize the energy strategy in social housing enterprises

Name of organisation: IEE project "ESAM" reviewed by FEDERCASA (I)

Type of ressource: analysis/ technical report

Addressed barriers:

  • technical
  • managerial

Addressed users:

  • building owner
  • project manager


  • English

Process stage:

  • organisational strategy development
  • pre- design phase (appraisal and strategic briefing)
  • asset management


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This guide is dedicated to the technical & general managers of social housing organizations and it addresses the main issues professionals have to deal with when they consider the development and the implementation of an Energy Strategic Asset Management Information System (IS).
It aims to:
• Guide the reader in the development of I.S. supporting the decision making process and enabling the asset managers to optimize their investments in terms of energy efficiency.
This involves:
• to enlighten the reader about the relevant information on its business environment and objectives. The reader should understand clearly what kind of results he can expect from the Information System Tools. Due to the variety of Social Housing Organizations involved in the ESAM project, this book covers almost all the institutional situations that can be found in the European Union.
• to present an overview of the I.S. tools produced in the frame of ESAM project.
• to describe the different potential functionalities of ESAM/PDBM Information System (I.S.) tools developed during the project.
• to present how the ESAM project has participated to the reflexion on energy issues in the social housing sector.
• to give an overview of the achievements of the project, the lessons learnt and the feedback of the market actors on the project outputs.


The report gathers the conclusions of the ESAM project. In fact it gives an overview of the outputs and the achievements of the project.  This document is helpful especially to choose the type of  information tool (I.S.) adapted to specific situation. In fact there is a section dedicated to this subject.


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