Financing energy refurbishment for social housing.

Given the context of rising energy prices, fuel poverty affecting millions of households across Europe and the need to mitigate climate change, it is crucial that the existing social housing stock be massively refurbished at very low energy standard. With only 3% of the housing stock being refurbished every year, reaching the "Factor 4" objectives implies developing new adapted funding to generalise low energy refurbishment.

In the FRESH project, social housing operators and energy services companies (ESCO) from France, United Kingdom, Italy and Bulgaria propose to open the way and demonstrate that energy performance contract (EPC) can be used in social housing for low energy refurbishment on a large scale.

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Tools and products

The tools and products section gives you access to the analysis, guidebooks and models developed throughout the FRESH project.Read more...

Pilot sites

The Pilot sites section gives you information on the four selected pilot sites to work out the many legal, financial and technical issues related to EPC.Read more...


In the events section you will find useful links to forthcoming events related to energy retrofitting of social housing and EPC.Read more...