The large contribution expected from the building sector to the European 2020 energy objectives and the transition to a low carbon economy is a major challenge to the construction industry, which needs to deliver renovations offering a high energy performance and new Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings. To meet these objectives, major efforts are needed to improve the skills of building workers. From a governance perspective, this requires the involvement of stakeholders and public authorities across several policy domains (energy, employment, education and training). 
Post date: 27 Nov 2013
Type: News

The Intelligent Energy-Europe is a programme launched by the European Commission in 2003 as a means of supporting the energy efficiency and renewable energy policies which bring the EU closer to its 2020 targets.   The IEE programme is composed of three different financing streams:  
Post date: 26 Mar 2013
Type: Link

The analysis will serve as the basis for broad discussions with public and private stakeholders about current gaps, future needs and priorities. The discussions will lead to the elaboration and endorsement of a national roadmap of priority measures to up-skill the qualification of craftsmen, other on-site workers and system installers of buildings. The identified measures aim at supporting the construction of Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) from 2020 onwards. 
Post date: 9 Jan 2013
Type: Publication

Post date: 20 Nov 2012
Type: Event

Am 23. Mai 2012 stellte das BUILD UP Skills Austria Projektkonsortium – Österreichische Energieagentur, 17 & 4 Organisationsberatung GmbH. und Landesenergieverein Steiermark – die Aus- und Weiterbildungsinitiative offiziell vor. Dipl.-Ing. Peter Traupmann, Geschäftsführer der Österreichischen Energieagentur: „Der Gebäudebereich ist heute noch einer der großen Energieverbraucher. Die Ziele der EU und auch der österreichischen Energiestrategie werden dazu führen, dass Gebäude in Zukunft nahezu energieautark funktionieren, d.h.
Post date: 4 Jun 2012
Type: News

See the list of projects in the documents below.
Post date: 9 Sep 2011
Type: News

With BUILD UP Skills, the European Sustainable Building Workforce Initiative, the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) programme is offering funding opportunities to unite forces and increase the number of qualified workers in Europe's building workforce, focusing on the continuing education of craftsmen and on-site workers.
Post date: 17 Apr 2011
Type: News