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Policies & Measures

This section contains information about policies and measures addressing energy poverty.

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Insufficient roof insulation in a building leads to 'penalty points', which can lead to the building being declared “unsuitable for habitation”. The amount of penalty points will increase until 2020.Read more

The Flemish government provides grants for social insulation projects for rental apartments. The grants cover roof, wall and window insulation. The grants are facilitated by a project promotor that manages discussions between the tenants and the landlord, and submits the application to the...Read more

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The Energiesnoeiers project provides free energy scans (plus follow-up checks), small energy-saving activities and placement of insulations in vulnerable households. The activities are carried out by lower educated and formerly long-term unemployed people who were specifically trained by the...Read more

Energy suppliers are required to support the delivery of energy efficiency measures amongst low income and vulnerable households.Read more

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This measure provides financial support for investments in building insulation in family houses. The measure is part of the Program of energy renovation of family homes.Read more

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This package of measures aims at the renovation of multifamily residential buildings on three or more floors. It includes insulation and replacement of electric and heating installations.Read more

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The Hungarian government provides favourable financial conditions on instruments (such as loans or savings accounts) to allow housing renovation, including insulation and the replacement of heating systems.Read more

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