The French Environment & Energy Management Agency (ADEME), with the support of its Mediterranean partners, has launched the 1st edition of the Mediterranean Climate Change Adaptation Awards, a competition to promote personal actions and encourage stakeholders in the Mediterranean to adapt to climate change impacts.
Post date: 3 Aug 2016
This report presents the final results of ZEMedS (Zero Energy MEDiterranean Schools) project toolkits and case studies.
Post date: 22 Apr 2016
Integrated approach as a prerequisite for nearly Zero Energy Schools in Mediterranean region-ZEMedS project
Post date: 8 Dec 2015
Life cycle energy and cost analysis of embodied, operational and user-transport energy reduction measures for residential buildings
Post date: 30 Nov 2015
The ZEMedS’s project (Zero Energy MEDiterranean Schools) is a 3-year project co-funded by the European Commission within the Intelligent Energy Europe Programme (IEE) that promotes the renovation of schools in a Mediterranean climate to be nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (nZEB).
The main goal of ZEMedS is to increase the knowledge and know-how on the nZEB renovation of schools in Mediterranean climates and give support to several new initiatives on the nZEB refurbishment of schools in the region.
Post date: 14 Sep 2015
The ZEMedS School Technical & Financial Toolkit was developed in the framework of the Zero Energy MEDiterranean Schools (ZEMedS) Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) project by the joint collaboration of the Project’s Consortium to:
facilitate the understanding of design and construction decisions on the rising cost of energy;
set up a common nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (nZEB) strategy; and
analyse the available funding resources.
Post date: 18 Aug 2015
Buildings require a substantive amount of energy for their operation. Recent studies have found that indirect requirements, such as the embodied energy associated with their construction and the transport-related energy of their users can be even more significant. A complete life cycle energy analysis of buildings in a Mediterranean context has seldom been undertaken.
Post date: 30 Sep 2014
The REPUBLIC-MED project involves the establishment of a transnational cooperation among Mediterranean Countries aiming for the improvement of decision-making strategies at a national, regional and local level concerning renovation projects of public buildings and open spaces (public spaces).
Post date: 19 Feb 2014
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 Oct 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 Oct 2013