Training and education

The Young Energy Researchers Conference is part of the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED). Linked to the main topics of the WSED18, the conference has 2 tracks, one for biomass and one for energy efficiency.   The 2 best contributions are honoured with the awards "Best Young Energy Researcher: Energy Efficiency" and "Best Young Energy Researcher: Biomass". The researchers receive 1,000 Euro each as prize money.  
Post date: 22 Sep 2017
Type: Event

SAVE-THE-DATE! Stakeholder Workshop during European Vocational Skills Week 2017, 23 November 2017.   Construction industry professionals and VET practitioners please SAVE-THE-DATE for the Stakeholder Workshop that will take stock of the European BUILD UP Skills initiative and debate the way forward!  
Post date: 21 Sep 2017
Type: Event

The Independent AirTightness Testing Scheme (iATS) is a scheme created for companies (including sole traders and partnerships) that carry out air tightness testing activities and to provide reassurance to clients that the work is carried out to a high degree of quality and integrity.   iATS is authorised to operate as a Competent Persons Scheme (CPS) for air tightness testing, effective from 18 April 2015.   If you would like more information about the scheme, please click on the link provided below.
Post date: 19 Sep 2017
Type: Link

The Residential Energy Services Network or RESNET is a not-for-profit, membership corporation that is governed by a board of 20 (who are elected by membership).   RESNET is a recognised national standards-making body for building energy efficiency rating and certification systems in the United States involving:  
Post date: 19 Sep 2017
Type: Link

By Roberta d’Angiolella and Marine Faber– BPIE (Buildings Performance Institute Europe)   
Post date: 19 Sep 2017
Type: News

This training school will focus on Restorative Sustainability, Biophilia, and Sustainability Education, and will take place during a  four day period. The trainees will gain a deep understanding of Restorative Sustainability and the key topics from RESTORE working groups. Training School trainees (students, educators, and practitioners) will participate in multiple introduction seminars, action learning, team and individual presentations, study tours, and much more.  
Post date: 18 Sep 2017
Type: Event

In October, PROF/TRAC project is offering a free online course to develop and certify trainers’ skills on nZEB design and construction. This Train-the-Trainers course is designed for trainers linked to training organizations of lifelong learning courses for architects, engineers and managers.  
Post date: 14 Sep 2017
Type: News

PROF/TRAC project offers a free online course to develop and certify trainers’ skills on nZEB design and construction. The participation is free of charge, but the registration is compulsory.
Post date: 14 Sep 2017
Type: Link

Every energy manager relies on energy data to make intelligent energy decisions, lower energy costs and increase energy productivity.  But it is important to consider that the quality of your energy decisions is directly dependent on the quality of the data you base them on. Poor data quality can cost you and your clients through inaccurate billing, missed energy saving or retrofit opportunities and even lost energy efficiency projects.
Post date: 11 Sep 2017
Type: Event

  Public stakeholder workshop with live webstreaming via BUILD UP     This public stakeholder workshop, organised by the Concerted Action Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (CA EPBD), will take place at the Sheraton Hotel, in Bucharest, Romania, on 24 October (14:00-18:00 EET - 13:00-17:00 CET).  
Post date: 7 Sep 2017
Type: Event