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Innovative responsible housing for the Mediterranean: the IRH-Med project

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The IRH-Med project, within the framework of the Med Program, has a duration of three years and a budget of 1 Million Euro to undertake actions that will help to consolidate the environmentally responsible housing in the Mediterranean. The initiative seeks to improve the competitiveness of innovative models for residential housing that respond to common environmental challenges while promoting a Mediterranean identity.
ACC1Ó leads the actions of the project that will be developed together with  public and private institutions from Mediterranean countries such as Italy, France, Greece and Croatia.

The project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and participating partners. This project was presented within the framework of the Programme Med. The participants in the project  met in Rome in a first conference to plan all the activities that should be developed in the context of the project.

To boost common approach on innovative residential housing in the Mediterranean:

The initiative seeks to improve the competitiveness of innovative models for residential housing that respond to common enviromental challenges while promoting a Mediterranean identity. Facing common climate change threats, water scarcity and the implications of unsustainable and precarious construction, Med regions have developed particular strategies to promote sustainable housing. Thus, the specifics objectives that the project aims to achieve are to facilitate the development of common guidelines and harmonised policy approach to labelling, which encourages the use of environmentally responsible models of residential housing, as well as, to develop market opportunities for SMEs in this field.