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Training on building codes for energy-efficient houses was conducted in Termez

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Within the framework of the joint UNDP and Ministry of Construction project "Market Transformation for Sustainable Rural Housing in Uzbekistan" funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), training on "Building codes and regulations for energy efficiency in buildings and the basic principles of design of energy-efficient and low-carbon buildings" was conducted in Termez city, Surkhandarya region on 13 May 2019.

During the event, more than 30 local specialists (developers of building codes, architects, designers, engineers, and constructors) represented design institutes (regional branches of Qishloq Qurilish Loyiha, etc.), architecture bureaus and relevant government agencies (regional branches of Qishloq Qurilish Invest, State Architectural and Construction Inspection etc.) were trained and raised their awareness about the revised energy-efficient and low-carbon building codes related to housing construction standards. Moreover, the training was covered development of energy-efficient and low-carbon designs of affordable rural housing, on siting specifics of these houses in regions, and technical requirements for the installation of low-carbon equipment (solar photovoltaics and solar water heaters) in those residential housing. Such training held in Termez is the first event in the series of similar trainings to be conducted in the other pilot regions: Khorezm, Samarkand, Bukhara and Fergana.  Increased interest from the participants, shows the necessity to conduct such trainings on a regular basis.

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