Financing: European Commission
Role of All-Ukrainian Charitable Organization "Municipal Development Institute": sole implementer in Ukraine
Project implementation period: June 2015 – July 2018
Website of the Train-to-NZEB Project

Passive House E-Learning Platform
 

 

The Project "Train-to-NZEB: The Building Knowledge Hubs" is implemented in seven countries: Bulgaria, Ireland, Germany, Romania, Turkey, Czech Republic, and Ukraine. In Ukraine, the Project is implemented by the All-Ukrainian Charitable Organization "Municipal Development Institute" in partnership with Kyiv National University of Building and Architecture (KNUCA) – being the main Project partner in Ukraine.

 

The objective of the Train-to-NZEB Project is to establish a functioning network of training and consultation centers (Building Knowledge Hubs - BKHs), providing practical trainings, demonstration and complex consulting services for the implementation of near-zero energy buildings. The Project also works to promote the concept of nearly zero-energy buildings to general public.

 

The training center in Ukraine was established in 2016 and is hosted by KNUCA. The Ukrainian Training and Consulting Center for Design and Research on Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings conducts trainings and delivers consultancy services for construction workers, highly-qualified building specialists, and non-specialists – decision makers.

 

MDI is responsible for no less than 30% of the trainings planned for other BKHs. MDI's task is to deliver 12 training courses for construction workers on four selected training programs; two training courses for designers and highly qualified buildings professionals; and four training courses for non-specialists on two training programs. This will result in training of 240 workers, 40 building professionals and 80 non-specialists.

 

The training programs are developed by MDI and KNUCA in partnership with local manufacturers of energy efficient equipment and materials.

 

As of October 1, 2017, three training courses were organized at the Centre and total of 67 persons trained: two courses for highly qualified building industry professionals (45 persons trained) and one course for building industry workers (22 persons trained).

 

 

Training programs for building industry workers include the following subjects:

  1. Main physical processes in building envelopes at heat, moisture, and air transfer.
  2. Standard requirements to heat insulation jacket.
  3. Modern heat insulation materials.
  4. Structural energy efficient solutions in building industry.
  5. Classification of facade systems.
  6. Roof structures.
  7. Improving heat insulation properties of roofing structures.
  8. Windows and other translucent enclosures. Design of translucent enclosures.
  9. Reducing energy losses through optimization/modernization of foundations and basement walls.
  10. Licensing in building sector. Approval of design documentation on energy efficient building and facilities.
  11. Sources of heat energy.
  12. Design and assembly of energy efficient heating and hot water supply systems.
  13. Design and assembly of energy efficient air conditioning systems of buildings.
  14. Cooling systems of buildings and facilities.
  15. Nearly zero-energy buildings as a complex of effective engineering solutions for heat insulation jacket and engineering systems operated within the intellectual system for microclimate control and management.

Training programs for high-level and leading building industry specialists include the following subjects:

  1. Methodological basis of design of energy efficient buildings.
  2. Basic principles of design of energy efficient buildings.
  3. Engineering designs of energy efficient structures.
  4. Modern computer systems for automated design of energy efficient buildings.
  5. Licensing in building sector. Approval of design documentation on energy efficient building and facilities.
  6. Sources of heat energy.
  7. Use of alternative energy sources in design of modern buildings and structures.
  8. Design and assembly of energy efficient heating and hot water supply systems.
  9. Design and assembly of energy efficient interior air conditioning systems of buildings.
  10. Nearly zero-energy building as a complex of effective engineering solutions of building envelopes, engineering networks, utilization of secondary resources operated within the intellectual system for microclimate control and management.

 

Training programs for non-specialist decision makers include the following subjects:

  1. Energy efficient norms in building.
  2. Design and installation of energy efficient heating systems.
  3. Design of energy efficient electricity supply systems.
  4. Implementation of energy efficiency measures in gas supply systems and water supply systems in buildings.
  5. Increasing effectiveness of maintenance of existing buildings and facilities.
  6. Automated regulation of consumption of energy resources and control of micro-climate parameters in a building.
  7. Certification of green construction.
  8. Energy audit of buildings.
  9. Types of investments and investment schemes to support energy efficiency in buildings.
  10. Sources of heat supply. Diversification and decentralization of energy sources. Alternative energy sources.
  11. Nearly zero-energy buildings as a complex of energy efficient solutions for heat insulation jacket and engineering systems operated within the intellectual system for microclimate control and management.

 

Workshops conducted by manufacturers/vendors of EE equipment and materials cover the following subject issues:

  1. Energy efficient design solutions for using wall ceramic blocks and ceramic tiles.
  2. Installation of façade systems. Prefabricated façade systems coated with plasters or decorative elements.
  3. Installation of aluminum façade systems in nearly zero-energy buildings.
  4. Energy efficient interior engineering systems.
  5. Energy efficient design and assembly of translucent building envelopes.
  6. Installation of insulated wall structures with inclined roofs.
  7. Design and assembly of alternative energy sources.
  8. Energy efficient ventilation, air conditioning, heating, and hot water supply systems. How it works?

 

Training Plan for the period October - December 2017

October 2017  – training for building industry workers
November 2017 – advanced training for designers
December 2017 - advanced training for non-specialist decision makers

 

 

Project events

 

Train-the-trainer workshop (Kyiv, 10 October 2017)

Training for building industry workers in construction of nearly zero-energy buildings (Kyiv, 18-23 September 2017)

International Scientific Practical Conference "Integrated Energy Efficient Technologies in Architecture and Construction: ENERGY INTEGRATION 2017" (Kyiv, 26-28 April 2017)

International Scientific Practical Conference "BUD MASTER CLASS-2016" (Kyiv, November 2016)
Grand Opening of the Ukrainian NZEB Center (Kyiv, 16 November 2016)
Pilot training for highly qualified building industry professionals (Kyiv, 17-22 October 2016)
Training for highly qualified building industry professionals (Kyiv, 16-21 November 2016)

6th International Scientific Practical Conference "Integrated Energy Efficient Technologies in Architecture and Construction: ENERGY INTEGRATION 2016" (Kyiv, April 2016)

 

 

Information materials

 

Project publications