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Super-i: Accelerating energy efficient renovation of social housing in Belgium

May 22 , 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The two events are organized as part of the SUPER-i  and they are geared towards increasing investments in energy-efficient upgrades for social housing throughout Europe while also promoting the use of renewable energy.

The events aim to achieve this by bringing together various stakeholders, gathering valuable data on energy-efficient projects, and devising effective financial strategies to support these initiatives.

Here is a look at the agenda:

Roundtable 1 (in French): How to reach ambitious regional climate objectives

This roundtable will reflect on obstacles and opportunities to scaling up and accelerating energy efficient renovation in Belgium, bringing together public authorities and public agencies at regional level and financing institutions, as well as social housing companies and relevant stakeholders.

10:00 | Registration & coffee

10:15 – 10:20 | Welcome and introduction by Bruxelles Environnement TBC

10:20 – 10:40 | Innovation in financing social housing renovation: the Super-i approach and Housing Europe network – Housing Europe & EEIP

10:40 – 11:00 | The role of EIB in financing energy efficient renovation TBC

11:00 – 11:40 | Panel debate with representatives of the three regional agencies SLRB, SWL and Wonen in Vlaanderen around 3 questions:

  • What are the medium ad long term objectives in terms of renovation for the sector?
  • How is renovation financed and what challenges do you foresee?
  • Which initiatives are you focusing on to support local housing companies?

11:40 – 12:15 | Q&A with participants

12:15 – 13:30 | Networking Lunch on the premises


Roundtable 2 (in English): Learning from experiences on the ground

Which approaches and models combine best maximum saving for the tenant, financial viability of the social housing companies, and climate goals? We will exchange ideas based on concrete projects – identifying key issues that have to be handled to be able to implement on a large-scale energy saving solutions in social housing in the Belgian context.

13:30 – 14:00 | Short pitching of innovative projects:

Project 1 – Bjorn Mallants, Woontrots

Project 2 Sociale Energiesprong – William Nelissen, Wonen in Limburg

Project 3 Smart energy retrofit of social housing in Halle/Aarschot – Barry Lynham, Knauf Energy Solutions

Project 4 ImpaC³t large-scale requalification integrating circular strategies – Chiara Piccardo KU Leuven

14:00 – 14:20 | Interactive ‘problem-solving’ session:

  • Can you share two main challenges you faced in implementing these projects?
  • How did you overcome those?

14:20 – 14: 45 | Discussion with participants

14:45 – 15:00 | Conclusions

To register to the event, please use this link.





May 22
8:00 am - 5:00 pm