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The Guild of Sanitary, Heating and Air Conditioning Craft Berlin carried out from November 2008 to October 2010 is an EU project in the innovation field of renewable energies.Together with European partners from Bulgaria, Poland and Germany the model of further training “Specialist in renewable energies and technologies in sanitary, heating and air conditioning craft” was developed and tested during four pilot seminars.
Post date: 17 Feb 2012
Type: Link

This series of six manuals have been developed by the Industry Training Board and Sector Skills Council as a resource for employers, training providers and construction workers, to enable them to prepare for the Government’s flagship home efficiency scheme, which is being rolled out in October. Each manual provides an overview of:
Post date: 15 Feb 2012
Type: Publication

The vision of the GEOTRAINET project is for the training and certification programs to be recognised all over Europe and provide benchmark standards for consistent voluntary further education in the field of shallow geothermal in all participating countries. The training is essential for people interested in becoming shallow geothermal accredited designers and drillers. 
Post date: 15 Feb 2012
Type: Link

Entitled ‘A Trainer Resource Manual for Insulation and Building Treatments’, the series of six manuals have been developed by the Industry Training Board and Sector Skills Council as a resource for employers, training providers and construction workers, to enable them to prepare for the Government’s flagship home efficiency scheme, which is being rolled out in October. 
Post date: 15 Feb 2012
Type: News

The aim of the “School of the Future” project is to design, demonstrate, evaluate and communicate shining examples of how to reach the future high performance building level. School buildings and their primary users pupils - the next generations - are in the focus of the project. Both, the energy and indoor environment performance of 4 demo buildings in 4 European countries and climates will be greatly improved due to holistic retrofit of the building envelope, the service systems, the integration of renewables and building management systems.  
Post date: 7 Feb 2012
Type: Link

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Post date: 2 Feb 2012
Type: Event

Today, organisations from several European countries, in addition to the original project partners, are actively using and supporting this system. The EHPA EUCERT website provides:
Post date: 31 Jan 2012
Type: Link

Post date: 27 Jan 2012
Type: Publication

Written by Richard Breen ACIOB and Rosalind Thorpe for the Carbon Action 2050 initiative from the CIOB, this report explores the need for a fundamental shift in the way we educate the workforce, both current and future, about low carbon.
Post date: 25 Jan 2012
Type: Publication

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Post date: 18 Jan 2012
Type: Event