Influence of tax benefits on energy neutral renovation of private homeowners – E. Timori

In the recent past, the Dutch government has tried to motivate homeowners to take measures in order to reduce energy consumption through the provision of subsidies. This has often resulted in small changes and measures such as double glazing, solar panels and etc., without any comprehensive and structural approaches such as reducing energy loss through the shell of the building. However, to achieve the international (Kyoto and later Bonn) agreed objectives some comprehensive approaches are need to be taken to reduce CO2 emissions of build environment.

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