1930s house sustainable renovation with PVT-panels as source for the heatpump

Challenge 1930s house sustainable renovation with PVT-panels as source for the heatpump:┬áThe typical 1930s home of Mr. Mol from Heiloo, The Netherlands is a pointed roof house with large 60-degree roof surfaces. Built in 1938, the house was also completely original inside. With gas heater and emergency shower in the utility room. In 1996 it…

Housing corporation Vivare revives old high rise

Challenge How do you make a 40-year-old high rise sustainable? And save 60% on gas consumption / heating bill? The housing corporation Vivare, which is active in the Arnhem region with some 25,000 housing units, had this question in mind for some time: how can we make existing housing complexes more sustainable and how can…

Zuiderschans care home off the grid in Den Bosch

Challenge Zuiderschans care home off the grid in Den Bosch: Housing association Zayaz from Den Bosch wants to let people participate in society through good housing and vital, attractive neighbourhoods. They are committed to neighborhoods and districts, to make and keep them safe and livable. For example, by renovating and maintaining homes. But also by…

Off the grid apartments Dongen

Challenge New build off the grid / all electric apartments Dongen, The Netherlands: Fine, sustainable and affordable living for people with modest incomes. That’s what the Casade housing association provides. In the municipality of Dongen there was a desire to build 18 new apartments, which had to be as sustainable as possible. And therefore also…

93 apartements off the grid in Barendrecht, The Netherlands

Challenge Housing corporation Patrimonium Barendrecht is working with the municipality to create an attractive and lively center where it is also pleasant and good to live. There are 93 affordable, sustainable and life-long apartments in the center of Barendrecht realized. At the location of the Mr. Lohmanstraat 1-43, Ir. Albardastraat 2-10 and Mr. Thorbeckestraat 34-38,…