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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.

 

Subsidy for heat pumps, solar boilers, insulation and heat network in 2021

In 2021, the government will also offer an allowance for making your home or building more sustainable. However, a number of things have changed, for example the subsidy scheme for insulating measures and the investment subsidy for sustainable energy (ISDE) have been merged. There is also a possibility to receive a subsidy for the connection to a heat network. Below we have summarized the renewed ISDE for you.

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Launch of the international Green Menu

Heritage and sustainable retrofitting specialists from Slovenia, Portugal and the Netherlands, supported by EIT Climate-KIC, have joined forces in a pan-European project on sustainable heritage that is helping to make complex renovation of historic residential buildings easier, more attractive and scalable.

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In a few minutes make a plan with the Self-Scan Sustainable Monument

On the Green Menu, we provide as complete an overview as possible of the possible measures. But which measures are appropriate for your situation? From now on you can easily discover this with the Self-Scan Sustainable Monument. The Self-Scan Sustainable Monument was developed by the Nationaal Restauratie Fonds and De Groene Grachten and is based on information from The Green Menu.

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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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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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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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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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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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