Existing Sustainable Renovation Concepts

Henrik M. Tommerup, Lies Vanhoutteghem, Leif Gustavsson, Krushna Mahapatra, Trond Haavik, Satu Paiho, Mia Ala-Juusela

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Abstract

The Nordic single-family house renovation market is dominated by a craftsman based approach with individual solutions, traditional warehouses ”do-it-yourself-shops” and some actors marketing single products. To speed up the implementation of sustainable renovation of single-family houses there is a great need for full-service packages including consulting, contract work, follow-up, financing and operation and maintenance. There are few Nordic examples of such service models for renovation of single-family houses which entered the market recently. The success of these concepts is yet to be evaluated.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherNordic Innovation Centre
VolumeProject: SuccessFamilies: Successful Sustainable Renovation Business for Single-family Houses
Number of pages33
Publication statusPublished - 2010
SeriesNordic Call on Sustainable Renovation NICe project
Number08191 SR

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