[C07] Demonstration projects: Low energy apartment blocks
The Flemish cities Antwerp and Ghent will organize several demonstration projects for deep renovation towards low energy apartment blocks.
Antwerp will focus on large apartment blocks (+/- 75 housing units), while Ghent will aim at small apartment blocks (+/- 12 housing units)
Beneficiary responsible for implementation
the city of Antwerp and the city of Ghent.
- The city of Antwerp wants to demonstrate an innovative new approach for collective energy-efficient renovation of large apartment buildings, making use of the existing platforms and networks with associations of co-owners and syndics.
- To make renovation for apartments more accessible, taking into account financial capacity differences in the city of Ghent.
- Compare the tools and methodologies of both cities to learn from each other in order to improve the methods and tools used.
- Retrofit 45 large buildings in the city of Antwerp towards E90-E120 and if possible even towards low energy buildings (E60-E90), include approximately 3350 dwellings in the city of Antwerp;
- The renovation of 1.200 apartments towards E60 in the city of Ghent.
- Embedding the practice of collective renovation as a key tool for climate mitigation in its existing urban implementation strategies in the city of Antwerp;
- Minimum 10 guidances of syndics and associations of co-owners per year, reaching 600 households in the city of Ghent;
- Development of a judicial and financial business case for the first phase of the step-by-step plan so that the association of co-owners will approve more easily the implementation;
- New regulations for support by city of Ghent for apartments;
- Best practices and a transferable script for syndics and co-owner associations in the city of Ghent.