NEW Ecovillage

 

 

Action

Demonstration of a fossil free and sustainable urban village:

- 104 new eco-dwellings to be built by private and public developers, based on high energy standards

- 50 new eco-dwellings belonging to the Elderly House

- new eco kindergarden

- 100% renewable swimming pool and health centre

 

Goals

to represent a case-study, available as a testing facility, of a mix of energy conscious solutions at the district level

to demonstrate the economics of sustainable building technologies for developers, financial institutes and energy service companies

to reduce the use of fossil derived fuels through an extended application a complete set of energy conservation technologies: insulation, metering and control devices, greening, efficient lighting, CHP and district heating, solar thermal and photovoltaic

to design with regard to the life cycle of the building materials and components to minimise their environmental impact and guarantee reduced maintenance costs

to use of Green Label appliances, equipment and materials in order to increase their penetration into the local market

to evaluate new building regulation policies for the local authority

 

Implementation

 

Micro-climatic buildings

dwellings

n

total area

(m2)

reduction

% 2006 code

80

6400

46 %

 

Corner Building

dwellings

n

total area

(m2)

reduction

% 2006 code

24

1920

46 %