In the framework of ZEMedS project, which deals with school deep renovation leading nZEB concept in Mediterranean climates, first exemplary renovations have been identified in this regard. The corresponding schools are located in Montpellier surroundings and have been conceived according to BBC French voluntary label.
- Victor Hugo School in Clapiers
- La Castelle School Group in Lattes
Post date: 9 okt 2013
ZEMedS is a 3 years project (2013-2016) co-funded by the European Commission within the Intelligent Energy Europe Programme (IEE) that promotes renovation of schools in a Mediterranean climate to become nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (nZEB). There are several barriers that hinder school building renovation from achieving nZEB levels in Mediterranean climates, ZEMedS is tackling the following two specific barriers:
Post date: 8 okt 2013
According to European Directives, Europe’s newly-built houses will have to use almost no energy from 2021. However, renovation of homes towards nearly zero-energy is still in a demonstration phase. This means that actors delivering renovation will need to speed up their market development and improve their market strategies.
The goal of this workshop is to explore key issues that allow the development of structures for collaboration between actors that are involved in delivering nearly zero-energy buildings (nZEBs).
Post date: 16 sep 2013
Post date: 16 sep 2013
"Renoveren A+" is a free tool to assist in the selection of necessary measures to accomplish deep renovation. The tool supplies information towards a solution strategy for a given energy ambition, whereby the starting point is the reduction of the energy demand. Results are given for annual energy values, but there are also possibilities for finance and particular interest towards building physics, building construction and installation. When the user of the tool chooses other options, different results will be given.
Post date: 8 jul 2013
Following the passage of the Energy Efficiency Directive, the European Commission pledged to commit to the same energy savings measures in its buildings as was imposed on member states.However, the ownership status of the Commission’s buildings has complicated potential energy savings, particularly when it comes to deep renovation work.
Post date: 1 jul 2013
Post date: 17 maj 2013
Post date: 6 maj 2013
Finland’s Ministry of the Environment issued new regulations on 27.2.2013 for improving the energy efficiency of buildings during renovation and alteration works. The regulations will come into effect on 1.6.2013 for buildings in public use and on 1.9.2013 for other buildings.
Post date: 8 apr 2013
Post date: 3 apr 2013