The energy upgrade projects of the General High Schools and repairs in the 1st and 5th High Schools of the Municipality of Central Corfu and Diapontia Islands were visited today by Mayor Meropi Ydraiou in order to see up close the start of implementation and their progress.

The works at the high schools started at the end of the school year, are in full progress, and are part of the “energy upgrade of school buildings of the Municipality of Corfu” project with a budget of 2,325,500 euros.

At the same time, the works related to the “repair and maintenance of secondary school buildings” with a budget of 289,221.68 euros are being intensified with interventions in 11 additional school units.

The school building energy upgrade project concerns work in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd General High School as well as in the 6th and 7th Primary School. The work started with the repair of the roof of the 1st and 2nd General High School, while at the same time repairs are being made to the facades, installation of thermal facades, and replacement of all external frames and lamps.

The 1st and 5th High Schools are also included in the project of repair, maintenance, and renovation of Secondary Education school buildings.

M. Ydraiou: We are solving years-old problems 

The Mayor expressed her particular satisfaction with the specific projects and stated, among other things, the following: “With the completion of the specific energy upgrade projects as well as maintenance and repairs, I believe that the external appearance of our important school units and the comfort conditions for our student and educational community. With these projects, we solve years-old problems, maintain, house, and at the same time reduce energy consumption and change the image of our schools.”


Maintenance interventions

The interventions related to maintenance, repair and renovation works in 11 more schools are:

  • 1st and 5th High School 
  • 2nd High School 
  • 3rd and 4th High School 
  • 6th High School 
  • Liapadon High School 
  • School Complex EPAL Mantouki 
  • Korakiana School Complex 
  • Castellanoi Middle High School 
  • School Complex of General High Schools 

It is noted that the energy upgrade project is funded by the Regional Operational Program of the Ionian Islands 2014-2020, while the maintenance and repair project is funded by the annual funding for schools.

The Mayor, in her visit to schools where the above projects are being carried out, was accompanied by the Deputy Mayor of Technical Services Nikos Kalogeros as well as the Education Councilor of the Municipality Maria Zervou.