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The development around sustainable renovations keeps on going; follow the latest sustainable news here and see what is happening in your region.

 

The Green Menu has been renewed

The Green Menu has been updated and expanded which makes it even easier for you to get started. Information about more than 70 measures including information about the implementation. In this article, we explain what you can expect.

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Coen and Sander from Ilpendam: "Our monument can hardly become more sustainable than it is now"

Coen and Sander made their new home more sustainable. We visited them! "Our monument can hardly become more sustainable than it is nows".

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Willem and Lies: "We try to make the farm as energy neutral as possible"

Short introduction
We are Willem and Lies and come from the heart of Amsterdam. When we saw this farmhouse, we immediately fell in love. We received the key in January 2019 and hope to complete the renovation in August.

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Katja from Beets: "Building sustainably with respect for the authentic character"

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My name is Katja Schuitema. Since 2015, I have been living in a unique farmhouse in Beets with my partner and two children. We live there in the part that used to be a shed for the cattle and that was inhabited by the workers ....

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Wim and Janneke from Edam: ‘We actually built a building within another building’

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We are Wim van den Essenburg, young pensionado and Janneke Rijpstra, communication manager. We have one daughter who lives with us, she is studying Social Sciences and a son who works for Google and lives in Dublin.

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The farm fund

On December 6, 2019, the start of the Farms Fund was announced, an incentive fund for the restoration, sustainability and conversion of agricultural heritage.

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New funds for heritage

New funds have been added to the Culture fund, including new funds for windmills, country estates and one specifically for Limburg's countryside.

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The Green Menu helps owners of 1930s homes to make them more sustainable

As of today, "the Green Menu" for the Municipality of Amstelveen is online. This Green Menu Amstelveen is especially for owners of 1930s homes.

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The Green Menu helps owners of historic buildings in Zaanstad to make them more sustainable

As of today, 'the Green Menu' for Zaanstad is online. This Green Menu is especially for owners of monumental and pre-war homes. They can be inspired by the more than seventy measures on the site with which they can make their historic building more sustainable. The Green Menu also provides insight into, among other things, financing options, national and municipal subsidies, possible savings and permits. So that homeowners can get started right away!

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Infographic for entrepreneurs: the most important energy laws and subsidies for 2020

In the field of energy laws and subsidies, things will change for entrepreneurs in the coming year. Which rules did you have to comply with this year and what will change in 2020?

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The largest heat pump in the Netherlands will soon be heating 10,000 houses with sewage water

Aquathermie can make an important contribution to the energy transition as an alternative to natural gas. Eneco and the De Stichtse Rijnlanden Water Board are therefore developing a 25 megawatt heat pump at the new water purification plant in Overvecht. From 2022, the heat pump must supply approximately 10,000 homes with gas-free district heating.

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New cultural map for Regional Energy Strategy

From 28 October 2019, the Regional Energy Strategy (RES) region Rivierenland can use a new map. The Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands, with the cooperation of the municipalities in the region and the province of Gelderland, has developed a map showing the cultural-historical features and characteristics of the landscape.

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Sleeping under the stars on Pampus for self-sufficient fortress

Good news for those who have always wanted to experience a night on an uninhabited island. Fort Island Pampus offers this summer for the first time the opportunity to spend a unique night alone or with others.

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Report "Energy Transition and Cultural Heritage" in the Defense Line and NHW

Commissioned by the Stelling van Amsterdam Program Office and the Hollandse Waterlinie Line Team, Posad, Land-ID and Generation Energy have conducted a study into the energy transition of the cultural heritage, looking at the core qualities of the Defense Line of Amsterdam (SvA) and the New Dutch Water Line ( NHW) with energy generation.

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Fortress Pannerden receives electricity from the electricity

In an attempt to become greener and to reduce operating costs, Fortress Pannerden will generate electricity in the adjacent Waal. Between the groynes and the buoy it will be placed, the old-fashioned - and at the same time ultra-modern - water wheel that will supply Fortress Pannerden with electricity in a year's time. An equally long period preceded the preparation.

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Sustainable Heritage Award 2018 for Fortress K'IJK

Fort K’IJK in Uitgeest is the winner of the Sustainable Heritage Award 2018. Deputy Jack van der Hoek presented the prize to Stella van Heezik of Stadsherstel Amsterdam during the Sustainable Heritage Congress at Zaanse Schans.

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Onderzoek 3 forten nu te downloaden

De Groene Grachten en Stichting Liniebreed Ondernemen presenteren met trots de resultaten van een gezamenlijk onderzoek naar het verduurzamen van forten en waterlinies. In dit rapport leest u de resultaten van de studie.

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Pampus en Zown ondertekenen duurzaam partnership

Deze week bekrachtigden Pampus en Zown op officiële wijze hun verdere samenwerking op het gebied van duurzaam- en zelfredzaamheid. 

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Duurzaam interview met Fort 1881

Jurgen Beumer, eigenaar en exploitant van het fort, heeft een aantal duurzame maatregelen genomen op het fort en vertelt wat dit hem heeft opgeleverd.

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