EnergyMeasures in Eindhoven 

One of the EnergyMeasures partners is the Het PON & Telos Foundation from Tilburg in the Netherlands. The foundation works with a team of around 30 multidisciplinary researchers on social issues for local and regional governments in the Netherlands, but also for private sector organizations, banks, care and welfare institutions. The aim of Het PON…

Tips and tricks on keeping your home warm this winter, while saving on energy bills

When the temperatures drop, it is particularly noticeable in one’s own four walls. Having a warm home can be expensive, even more so in the current economic situation of rising energy costs. Especially in times of pandemic, when millions of people work or study from home, the question of how to keep your apartment warm…

How the City of Eindhoven helps energy-vulnerable households in the energy transition

Jantine Claus, project leader at the municipality of Eindhoven, featuring the EARN-E aid device for low-energy households. (Image: private)

Jantine Claus from the City of Eindhoven gives insights into the municipality’s work on energy transition. The EnergyMeasures project is one component of Eindhoven’s strategies to lower energy consumption. EARN-E, a low-budget device will be used to support energy-vulnerable households.  What do you do at the municipality of Eindhoven and how is your job connected…

Energy poverty in Austria: insights into recent developments.

A new study by Statistics Austria (2021) on energy poverty provides highly relevant insights into the current situation in Austria. 2.4% of all households cannot afford to keep their homes warm. About 94,000 households in Austria cannot afford to keep their home adequately warm. This is according to the study by Statistics Austria based on the 2019 survey…

Energy poverty in Poland – Patrycja Płonka gives insights into the support of energy poor households.

Patrycja Płonka from the Association of Municipalities Polish Network ‘Energie Cités’ (PNEC) gives insights into the prevailing situation in Poland and reveals how to support people affected by energy poverty in the midst of the pandemic. What is the situation concerning energy poverty in Poland? In Poland about 12% of the population is considered to…

COOLING TIPS that will keep you and your apartment cool during the summer, while helping you save money

When our bodies are exposed to extreme temperatures and absorb too much heat, we become more prone to exhaustion and heat stroke. To avoid possible long-term consequences that lead to disease it is crucial to know how to keep yourself cool.  In general, going to a pool or seeking air-conditioned public facilities is a great…

Do you speak Energy? What you need to know about energy: a glossary.

Energy poverty and energy efficiency are closely related. An integrative definition of energy poverty includes not only income and housing costs, but looks at situations in which a household is not able to fully make use of the energy services needed to fulfil basic daily needs. This inability may be related to a combination of…