Efficient House

Efficient House

Government launches Efficient House 2020 program

The Program grants concessional lending to interventions that promote the improvement of the environmental performance of private residential buildings.

The Program is promoted by the Portuguese State and revitalized by CPCI - Portuguese Confederation of Construction and Real Estate. Its execution has the technical support of the APA - Portuguese Environment Agency, EPAL - Empresa Portuguesa das Águas Livres and ADENE - Agency for Energy.

The Program is co-financed by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the commercially-owned commercial banks. For the period from 2018 to 2021, the total amount available is 200 million euros.

Lending is provided for interventions that promote the improvement of the environmental performance of private residential buildings. Interventions may focus on the built environment of the building (eg walls, roofs,windows) and their systems.

The intervention in the glass enclosure provides the following typologies:

  • Replacement of windows with energy efficient ones, with energy class equal to or greater than "B", according to the Energy Labeling System of CLASSE +
  • Repair of existing windows, restoring window frames and windows
  • Repair of existing windows, restoring window frames and windows...
  • Replacing old windows with more efficient ones is a way to reduce energy consumption with the climate of your home and improve thermal and acoustic comfort.

    Improve the quality and performance of our homes