Sustainability indicators for redevelopment: Assessing the long-term effect of different strategies used in two housing areas
Paper in proceedings, 2014
The 20th century large post-war housing stock is pointed out as one main area for applying energy efficient measures to reach climate goals. However, the long-term effect on energy efficient renovation on the long-term sustainability of management of stock, the social life of residents and the local community, and on society at large is seldom discussed. This paper presents on-going research that aims at contributing to the development of a knowledge-base for documentation and evaluation of housing renovation. The research is based on a review of definitions of sustainable urban renewal, a literature review of earlier evaluations of renovation of housing, and a case study of two housing areas where different strategies for renovation has been applied.