Training and education

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The En-ROADS Climate Solutions Simulator is a climate simulation tool for understanding and learn on how to achieve climate goals through changes in energy, land use, consumption, agriculture, and other policies. The simulator focuses on how changes in global GDP, energy efficiency, technological innovation, and carbon price influence carbon emissions, global temperature, and other factors.
Post date: 8 May 2020
Type: Tool

This free webinar series showcases a range of services, technologies and materials that can assist in creating high quality, energy efficient, green homes. The series will run on Wednesdays at 1pm for four weeks. See schedule below:   13/05/20 – Air Source Heat Pumps & nZEB Compliance – Ian Killock &  Niall Duffy, Daikin
Post date: 7 May 2020
Type: Event

The SKILLCO Erasmus+ international construction project 2017-20 was successfully completed with 923 individuals participating in the pilot training sessions for four previously identified as missing sectoral skills in three partner countries (Slovenia, Germany and Hungary). The project also resulted in the development of the SKILLgApp mobile application with SkillCO teaching materials to assist learners in training.  
Post date: 6 May 2020
Type: News

The report provides an overview of the training courses delivered in the field of BIM and nZEB at HEIs and VETs in Europe (in particular the partner countries). The main contributions determine:   1. types and level of trainings for BIM and nZEB at national VETs and HEIs and degree of fragmentation of courses 2. the transferability of these trainings at EQF level in the partner countries and EU  
Post date: 6 May 2020
Type: Publication

ESTABLISHING FUTURE-ORIENTED TRAINING AND QUALIFICATION QUALITY STANDARDS FOR FOSTERING A BROAD UPTAKE OF SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SKILLS IN THE EUROPEAN CONSTRUCTION SECTOR  
Post date: 5 May 2020
Type: Link

BIM methods and tools have an increasing impact in the construction sector, to help to improve the productivity and cooperation across its full value chain. While BIM has mainly been applied on new buildings, the BIM4Ren project investigates its use and potential in renovation projects, through easy-to-use tools, to achieve the EU energy targets for the European building stock. In this first webinar, we will present the general concept and challenges we are tackling.
Post date: 5 May 2020
Type: Event

Upskilling building sector professionals, the linchpin for an effective renovation wave (EU Green Deal): showcasing CEN-CE scheme The EU-funded CEN-CE project has set up standard-based qualification and training schemes in energy efficient construction for heating and cooling professionals.  
Post date: 5 May 2020
Type: News

In this particular period of health epidemic linked to COVID-19, during which many construction sites are idling or even being closed, it is important to rethink the ways of organizing work in the construction sector and to think about the optimization of digital skills to allow the sector to be ever more efficient.  
Post date: 4 May 2020
Type: News

REGISTER NOW AT: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2495899495991654925   We would like to invite you to the fifth webinar of our "Smart City talks" series.   
Post date: 4 May 2020
Type: Event

European Union EU has an important challenge in trying to reach the energy efficiency objectives established for 2030 which plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, to significant increase energy production from renewables and to improve energy efficiency. The European Commission (EC) urges the Member States to intensify their current efforts to ensure the collective achievement of these objectives, focusing in particular on buildings sector that has a significant potential for energy saving.
Post date: 4 May 2020
Type: Link