Barriers that hinder deep renovation in the building sector-EmBuild project

This report focuses on the main barriers to deep renovation that municipalities in Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia have to face. The barriers are divided in six groups, corresponding to the categories identified by BPIE as the main topics that should be given serious consideration to facilitate a successful planning and delivery of the national renovation strategies and their renovation potential.
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How to improve residential energy efficiency in South Eastern Europe and CIS -policy brief by HFHI

This policy paper serves as an overview and analysis of energy efficiency in multi-unit residential buildings in the region of South Eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States and Georgia (SEE and CIS). Based on extensive regional work in the energy sector with support from USAID, through a project called Residential Energy Efficiency for Low-Income Households (REELIH), Habitat for Humanity recommends changes in six policy areas to promote energy efficiency in housing and ensure that more people in the region have access to a decent place to live
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Energy Poverty in South East Europe: Surviving the Cold-Slavica Robic (DOOR, Croatia)

With approximately 25 million potential new EU citizens in South East Europe, who are all energy consumers, energy is perhaps one of the most complex issues which is facing the region. It has inter-related and far reaching impacts on several areas, including society, the economy and the environment, particularly as South East Europe faces the imminent deregulation of the market in a less than ideal governance environment.
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