Air Quality and Energy Efficiency

DESCRIPTION: This action aims at improving the compliance of European directives through the implementation of available existing tools and best techniques. One of the objectives of the action is to increase the technical knowledge of the companies’ staff, included energy managers of SMEs (Small Medium Enterprises).

DURATION: from March 2018 to December 2020

DESCRIPTION: According to the European Directive 2010/31/UE by the 31st of December 2020 every new building and deep renovation will have to be built following the “Near zero energy building” target. The aim of this action is to develop professional expertises for an holistic approach to building works, specifically oriented to multi-family houses, involving all actors usually into the building chain. Case studies and a final workshop will establish a practical approach and will offer to participants tools for their working life.

DURATION: from July 2017 to March 2022

The following format goes together with a detailed definition of a training program on the topic of energy requalification of condominiums. The course involves all different professionals dealing with the energy requalification of buildings and in particular administrators, designers, artisans and building companies:

Private buildings green upgrading_Didactic format

Training activity “Private building energy renovation: restarting from condominiums”:

DESCRIPTION: The action aims to support local authorities with technical support and information on access to finance and investment opportunities. This action intends to strengthen the capacity building among public officers in local governments, increasing skills in particular on energy savings and GPP (Green Public Procurement). The action is divided in two parts:
A)Support to local authorities for energy saving in public buildings
B)Promotion of GPP and support to local authorities.

A) from July 2017 to March 2022
B) from July 2017 to April 2021

A) Support to local authorities for energy saving in public buildings (in italian)

Focus group’s report of Municipality of Bologna

B) Promotion of GPP and support to local authorities


Environmental Minimum Requirements for Building Handbook (in Italian – july 2019 update)*

Environmental Minimum Requirements for Energy Services Handbook (in Italian – july 2019 update)

Environmental Minimum Requirements for street lightning Handbook (in Italian)

Evironmental Minimum Requirements for Public Garden Management (in Italian)

Manuale CAM for buying, leasing and locating of vehicles for road transportation and for public transport service and special service of road transportation for passengers (in Italian)


E-learning Course on Minimum Environmental Criteria for construction, renovation and manteinance of public building*

E-learning Course on Minimum Environmental Criteria for energy services 

E-learning Course on Minimum Environmental Criteria for public green areas

*Handbook and course are based on the DM 11th october 2017. October the 6th 2022 the Italian Minister of Ecological transition published new Environmental Minimum Criteria for design, construction and renovation of buildings (DM 23rd june 2022) that will substitute the previous version whithin 120 days of its pubblication