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Guidelines for Integrated territorial Planning:
Automatic control system

The following guidelines come from a deep analysis of case studies, norms and regulations, in relation to the local level. This analysis is summarized in a card that can be downloaded in italian language.

The expression "Automatic Control System" means those technological solutions for the building commonly called with the expression “home automation” or “building automation”. The automation may include centralized control of lighting, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning), appliances, and other systems, to provide improved , comfort, security, convenience but above all, energy efficiency and energy conservation.

Among the direct benefits resulting from the application of these solutions have been highlighted:

Analyzing the difficulties encountered in Liguria and Italy in the diffusion of these kind of solutions, were brought to light the following problems:

Indication for the Bio-construction Action Plan

Pursuant to the guidelines written above, are here synthetically reported the criteria/examples for pilot projects to be financed in MED territory, in relation with the specific treated theme.

These criteria/examples, together with the ones resulting from all the themes of eco-construction tool matrix, will make up a Bio-construction Action Plan for each partner countries.

Possible criteria for MED bio-housing quality certificate

The european norm CEN EN1523 represent an occasion to adopt a common criteria for any bio-housing quality certificate, especially for its system of classifications and categories.

Case studies

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