Energy efficient buildings will play a key role in helping Europe meet its ambitious climate and energy targets. However, installing the technologies needed to make Europe's building stock greener requires a skillset that the construction industry can struggle to supply.
BUILD UP Skills addresses this gap by training construction workers and preparing them to meet the challenges posed by new energy efficiency regulations.
BUILD UP Skills has released 3 videos presenting the initiative, its results so far and the aim for 2020 & beyond.
Post date: 3 Oct 2017
Final report of the BUILD UP Skills 10th EU exchange meeting (Rotterdam, 30-31 May 2017) has been published
This report sets out to harvest the results of the 10th BUILD UP Skills EU exchange meeting which took place on 31-31 May 2017 at the Bilderberg Hotel in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Post date: 28 Sep 2017
The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology is coordinating BIMEET, a new European project bringing together 9 partners around BIM technology as a key digital support for the energy efficiency of the built environment.
Post date: 25 Sep 2017
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
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
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
The Horizon 2020 funded project GreenS – Green public procurement supporters for innovative and sustainable institutional change) is designed to focus the attention of public authorities to the Green Public Procurement (GPP), Life Cycle Cost of the products and Life Cycle Procurement analysis as part of their means to achieving the ambitious goals for exceeding the EU 20% CO2 reduction by 2020.
Post date: 14 Aug 2017
The Horizon 2020 funded SuperSmart project aims to achieve both decisive environmental benefits through a fast implementation of efficient heating and cooling solutions, as well as significant economic benefits through reduced energy use in the supermarket sector all across Europe.
SuperSmart has three main objectives:
Post date: 10 Aug 2017
The new Horizon 2020 FIT-TO-NZEB project develops innovative training schemes for deep energy retrofit in Eastern and Southern Europe
Post date: 25 Jul 2017
The European Commission's Mobility Scoreboard, launched at the occasion of first European Vocational Skills Week end 2016, provides a comprehensive overview of how different EU countries are managing to create a favourable environment for learning and studying in another country.
Post date: 6 Jul 2017