Welcome to Stronghouse's website. Stronghouse is a project co-funded by the North Sea Region Programme 2014 - 2020.

Energy transition

Stronghouse aims at sustainable housing for strong communities As part of the energy transition, Stronghouse analyses and redesigns measures to motivate and facilitate homeowners – individually and on a neighbourhood level – to invest in energy renovation/retrofitting their homes.

Enabling energy renovation

Stronghouse engages, enables and empowers homeowners and neighbourhoods to invest and reduce the environmental footprint of their homes. Stronghouse wants to support homeowners in their journey from initial interest, to planning, financing and contracting energy renovation. Therefore, Stronghouse develops, adjusts and redesigns measures that enable homeowners to invest, to organize scale and to gain access to services and products.

Focus on homeowners

This innovative focus on homeowner concerns reduces the footprint of 15,000 homes, generates a 100 million euro investment and 25 kiloton CO2 reduction. Stronghouse starts by analyzing existing instruments on their impact. By sharing, (re-)organizing and enhancing them with complementary tools, Stronghouse raises their impact and delivers four, related support measures:

  1. Instruments and tools that enable individual homeowners to invest in energy efficiency and renewable energies

  2. A neighbourhood-approach to organizing the necessary scale and drivers to invest

  3. Market access for regional SMEs specialized in energy renovation for individual homeowners

  4. Adoption strategies for implementing these instruments, approach and market access

Latest Project News

Stronghouse is awarded extension

15 June 2021

We are very pleased to announce that the Stronghouse project has been awarded a project extension in Call 12 by the Steering Committee of the Interreg…

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Annual Expedition for Energy-Neutral Living in Drenthe

14 June 2021

In just 20 years the current fossil energy consumption will be history. The Dutch Province of Drenthe, together with its stakeholders, is aiming for o…

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Stronghouse – Making Significant Progress

03 June 2021

With the recent approval of the second Stronghouse progress report, we are very pleased to establish that our project is achieving significant succes…

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First Date – an online bilateral

20 May 2021

As part of the Stronghouse project, partners Noordenveld and IGEMO recently connected in an online bilateral exchange – a first date. This virtual m…

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Meet the Partners - atene KOM GmbH

12 May 2021

Meet atene KOM, one of three German partners in the Stronghouse project. With longstanding experience in accompanying project development in the areas…

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