Training and education

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There are many suggestions and various policies and actions to combat climate change and achieve decarbonization but how do we know which ones will be most beneficial?   For example, what will have the greater impact on emissions: increasing public transportation use or adapting the diet? How much will emissions reduce if we phase out coal by 2025? What impact will increasing heating and cooling efficiency have on total emissions?  
Post date: 1 Sep 2020
Type: News

Sustainable Places is the only annual international conference focused on showcasing results of EU projects on innovation for the built environment. The 8th edition, Sustainable Places 2020 (27-30 October 2020), will be held over four days in virtual format to facilitate thematic presentations and fruitful discussion on topics such as circular economy, digital twins, BIPV, local energy communities, sustainable digital infrastructure, etc.
Post date: 1 Sep 2020
Type: News

Dedicated to stimulate demand for sustainable energy skills in the construction sector
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Type: Link

The H2020 project BIMplement has published its final brochure, illustrating the results of the project.   The brochure gives an overview of the project, its results and more detailed information.  
Post date: 25 Aug 2020
Type: Publication

Are architects ready for the digitalisation? DigiPLACE - Building up a digital framework for the AEC sector DigiPLACE is a EU-funded project running from September 2019 until May 2021. The project consortium is developing a feasibility study for the development of a European Industrial Digital Construction Platform in order to modernise the European Construction industry and ensure its global competitiveness in the 21st century.  
Post date: 24 Aug 2020
Type: Event

Could you describe the project and its objectives?    The objectives of the NEWCOM project are twofold. First, we are supporting the development of training schemes for enabling construction workers and building professionals to build according to the nearly zero-energy building standard and second, we are preparing a basis for the mutual recognition of the developed training schemes.  
Post date: 18 Aug 2020
Type: News

This year, the 24th annual In­ter­na­tion­al Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce will take place online for the very first time! The con­fer­en­ce will run from 20 Septem­ber to 8 Oc­to­ber 2020 and includes a multitude of lectures, workshops and building tours! All ses­sions will be re­cor­ded and can be ac­cessed again after the con­fer­en­ce between 10 Oc­to­ber and 1 Novem­ber 2020. You can now dis­cov­er the pro­gramme here.   
Post date: 13 Aug 2020
Type: News

Women Driving the Passive House Industry is the International Passive house Association's newest interview series which aims to highlight the remarkable women working in the Passive House community. The iPHA team interviewed a handful of the many women who’ve contributed substantially to the growth of the Passive House Standard around the world. Here’s our fourth interview featuring Bronwyn Barry.
Post date: 13 Aug 2020
Type: Link

Women in Passive House is iPHA’s newest interview series which aims at Women Driving the Passive House Industry is the International Passive House Association’s newest interview series which aims to highlight the remarkable women working in the Passive House community. The iPHA team interviewed a handful of the many women who’ve contributed substantially to the growth of the Passive House Standard around the world.
Post date: 13 Aug 2020
Type: Link