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 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 Mediterranean climate regions:
✹ Toolkits. Development of high quality toolkits focused on technical and financial aspects of the nZEB renovation of schools in Mediterranean climates.
✹ Case studies. Development of 10 case studies with extensive details on solutions for the nZEB renovation of schools.
✹ Tendering specifications. Development of 5 nZEB tendering specifications, that will be voluntarily adopted by at least 5 public authorities partners of 4 Mediterranean countries.
✹ Support new initiatives. Support up to 40 new nZEB initiatives on renovation of schools with the nZEB goals in Mediterranean countries.
✹ Trainings. Organization and hosting of 60 trainings and 5 capacity building events, and participation to 8 international conferences.
✹ Development of free-of-charge nZEB School Toolkits and Case Studies.
✹ Support for the nZEB renovation plans in at least 50 schools in Mediterranean regions.
✹ Training of at least 4,650 school authorities and building designers through regional events and capacity building events.
✹ Have 50% of school policy makers of all the participant regions represented by at least 1 attendee to the communication and dissemination actions.
✹ Increase awareness of nZEB to more than 100,000 school users and citizens, through promotional materials and dissemination campaign.