Beni M'Tir , Tunisia

Green Hill Resort

This project is a thermal spa and aesthetic centre for tourists designed according to the spa concept. It integrates architectural and bio-climatic aspects as well as renewable energies. The three planned wood chalets are part of the hotel complex and can be reproduced in the region as a model for eco-tourism or residential purposes. The three chalets are designed to be zero energy.

Description

The project consists of an eco-hotel situated at Beni M’tir, Delegation of Fernana, Jendouba Governorate, in the north-west of Tunisia.

Project info

Construction phase
New construction
Building type
Non-residential building
Detailed building type
Hotel
Net floor area
50 m2
Stories
1 story
Construction type
Wood Frame
Original construction year of the building
2011
Project contact
Faiez Rouissi
Contact email address
Faiez.rouissi@yahoo.fr

Building Rating and Certifications systems

Rating and certifications systems
Other
Other certification
ENERGY GLOBE Award 2007

Building Envelope

External walls

U-Value
0.3 W/(m²*K)

Roof

Roof type
Flat roof
U-Value
0.19 W/(m²*K)

Openings and windows

U-Value glass
1.8 W/(m²*K)

Technical Building Systems

Ventilation system

Type of ventilation
Description
Geothermal heat system

Space cooling system

Primary space cooling system
Description
A solar air collector is used for heating and cooling purposes.

Space heating system

Description
Geothermal heat is used for space and water heating. In addition to solar air collector.
Manufacturer(s) / products
Geothermal heat is used for space and water heating. In addition to solar air collector.

Water heater system

Primary water heater system
Solar Thermal collector on the roof
Description
Geothermal heat is used for space and water heating

Lighting system

Primary lighting system
Description
Energy Efficiency Lighting

Shading devices

Type of shading system installed
Static (fix) shading systems as part of the building architecture (e.g. Maschrabiyya, porch roofs, pergolas)
Description
Shading includes vegitation

Photovoltaics

Capacity
2.5 kWp

Other technical building systems

Description
Bioclimatic design and thermal mass solar air collectors and night ventilation

Final Energy Demand

Energy carrier (1)
Electricity
Annual heating demand
22 kWh/(m²*a)
Annual cooling demand
7 kWh/(m²*a)
Annual lighting demand
8 kWh/(m²*a)
Annual hot water demand
70 kWh/(m²*a)
Total final energy demand
108 kWh/(m²*a)

Financial Aspects

Project construction cost
156130 EUR