Definitions, approaches, methodologies and standards of Sustainable Building (SB) and environmental quality (EQ) in buildings.
Ia. Which definitions, which approaches?
Ib. Methodologies and standards, Standardisation of durability and sustainability in buildings, national and international progresses (ISO,CEN)
Best practices and failures in realized SB projects in the Mediterranean region.
IIa.Best practices and failures
IIb. Best practices in school and lyceum buildings (lycees HQE,etc) - Integration of green spaces -The LIFE SB-MED Project
Building and prevention of sanitary risks
IIIa. Sanitary risks
IIIb. Social aspects
Financial instruments to achieve energy efficiency, environmental quality and RES in buildings, innovative financial mechanisms (e.g. energy performance contracting, third party financing), Development of ESCOs market in the region.
IVa. What instruments and methods of financing energy efficiency, environmental quality and RES in buildings?
What innovative mechanisms in Europe and in the Mediterranean countries?
IVb. Examples of energy performance contracting and third part financing schemes. Development of the ESCOs market in the region.
Policies and strategies, perspectives and barriers for implementation of SB in the Mediterranean countries.
Va. National, regional and local policies and strategies for the implementation of SB in the Mediterranean region
Vb. Education, training, sensitization and communication issues
Performance assessment of buildings
VIa. Building performance
Institutional and technical aspects
VIb. Performance assessment tools
Sustainable Use of building stock (SUBS), General and Regional aspects
VIIa. General and Regional aspects
Sustainable housing - maintenance issues
VIIb. Evaluation instruments and tools
Sustainable Urban rehabilitation and regeneration
VIIIa. Which models of urban development in the Mediterranean basin?
VIIIb. Realised projects of urban rehabilitation and regeneration - Urban environmental management issues