The five-days training for non-specialist decision-makers was organized at the Ukrainian NZEB Centre at the National University of Construction and Architecture in Kyiv. The training will last from February 19th through 23rd. Training is organized in the framework of the implementation of the EC Project "Train-to-NZEB: The Building Knowledge Hubs".

The training program focuses on economic and legal aspects of energy efficient technologies and materials used for construction of energy efficient buildings; normative requirements to energy efficiency in buildings; installation of energy saving heating, water supply, electricity and ventilation systems in new and existing buildings; certification and energy audit; increasing energy efficiency of the building stock.
Training is conducted by trainers trained under the Train-to-NZEB Project and experts delegated by local Project partners: REHAU, Wienerberger,, Vaillant Group Ukraine, Henkel Bautechnik (Ukraine), Aclima, Techno-Alliance, Talisman, Hraniteli Tepla (Heat Keepers).

In attendance of the training there are 29 participants, among them: specialists from Dobropillya and Lutsk City Councils, Utility Company "Dobro" of Dobropillya City Council, Dobropillya Public Transport Company, Krivyi Rih Heating Company, Odesa Oblast Energy Saving Company, Capital Construction Department of Kirovohrad Oblast State Administration, Ministry of Regional Development, State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving, MDI and others.

Two certificates will be presented to training participants: a European certificate issued by the EC Train-to-NZEB Project and a national certificate issued by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

The EC Train-to-NZEB Project is implemented in seven countries, including Ukraine, under Horizon 2020. Training is organized by MDI, Project implementer in Ukraine, in partnership with KNUCA and Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. The Ukrainian NZEB Centre was established by MDI and KNUCA in 2016.