In 2016, CO supported the government on the integration of the “Seismic School” strengthening project (supported by $85 Mln loan of Asian Development Bank reshaping it) into a bigger development program. UNDP has introduced an innovative approach, assessment tools and set of 17 modular designs for reconstruction of schools under the government program. On June 16, 2016, the Minister of Urban Development of the RA signed ordinance #120-N thus approving construction norms RACN 2401-2016 “Thermal Protection of Buildings”. The upgraded construction norms ensure proper control and enforcement and are in line with modern requirements for integrated approach to the energy efficiency in buildings.
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