Training courses were implemented in the four countries, being based on webinars in Greece, Portugal and Spain and based on face-to-face events in Italy. The total number of participants was 665 (104 in Greece, 103 in Portugal, 184 in Spain and 274 in Italy).

The sessions of the online training courses in Greece took place on January 31st, February 1st and February 3rd and was titled “Financing models for nearly zero energy building (nZEB) deep renovations of municipal buildings”. The webinar aimed to promote nZEB renovations and support municipalities in designing renovation studies eligible for funding, as well as share the experience and knowledge gained during the project on innovative financing models.

Presentations and videos from the training courses can be downloaded at the following link:

Greek webinars

The sessions of the training courses in Portugal were implemented in webinars on the 17th, 21st and 24th of February 2017. The training course was titled ‘Cost Efficient Options and Financing Mechanisms for nearly Zero Energy Renovation of Existing Buildings Stock” and was divided in three sessions with the following subjects: “Renewables and Energy Efficiency Technologies”; “Legal Framework and Technical Evaluation” and “Economic Evaluation and Energy Services”

The presentations from the training courses can be downloaded at the following link:

Portuguese webinars

The training courses for Municipalities’ technicians took place through three sessions; the 28th of February, the 14th of March and the 25th of April 2017.

Three sessions have been performed:

  • Affordable and adaptable public buildings through energy efficient retrofitting. February 28th
  • Creation of energy-efficient Buildings Renovation Action Plans for cities: guideline and application cases. March 14th
  • nZEB renovation; packaged solutions, barriers and challenges. April 25th

Following, link where training materials can be downloaded:

Spanish webinars


The training courses in Italy were titled “Public Buildings Towards Nearly Zero Energy Buildings – Financing Mechanisms for Energy Recovery”.
The first training course took place in the city of Narni (Region of Umbria, Central Italy) on February 3rd and February 4th, at the monumental former convent of S. Domenico.
The second training course took place in Messina, Sicily, the Italian involved CERtuS Municipality, on February 16th and 17th at Palazzo della Cultura, which is also one of the three Sicilian case studies.

The training materials are available at the following, link:

Italian training courses