education and training

RESTORE is an knowledge transfer project that is composed by 40 countries and 150 working members. The project is divided into 5 workgroups and it is coordinated by the Core Group and the Members' Committee representing each of the participant countries.    Concept and Objectives   Sustainable buildings and facilities are critical to a future that is socially just, ecologically restorative, culturally rich and economically viable within the climate change context  
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: Link

For quite some time, the need to upskill the construction industry labour force to deliver quality nearly zero-energy buildings (nZEB) and deep energy renovations is quoted as one of the main challenges to the sector nowadays.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
Type: News

Buildings are responsible for approximately 40 % of energy consumption and 36 % of CO2 emissions in the EU, according to the European Commission. It’s also widely accepted that to reduce the amount of energy used, consumers have to change their behaviour.   But old habits die hard, especially when it comes to making sacrifices for the environment.
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
Type: News

Concept:   EUREM is a standardised European EnergyManager training program comprising courses, self-learning and practical work, combined with access to a European alumni network for continued knowledge exchange.  
Post date: 18 Jun 2019
Type: Link

One of the objectives of BIMplement’s project is to create a new generation of professionals and craftsmen, qualified to deliver high quality nZEB-projects by using technical, cross-trade and BIM skills and competences.   To this end, training sessions will be carried out in 50 construction sites located in France, Spain, the Netherlands, Poland and Lithuania.  
Post date: 13 Jun 2019
Type: News

Nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) construction and renovation need an enhanced systematic approach for quality control of the entire process. The most important part of the BIMplement enhanced quality control approach is a fully qualified and equipped workforce.  
Post date: 13 Jun 2019
Type: News

Concept:   The INDUCE project will deliver a methodology for the implementation of capacity building programmes in energy efficiency based on a Human-Centered Design approach, leading to the ad-hoc design of training courses and interventions that align the motivation of involved actors with an energy efficiency culture.   Objectives:  
Post date: 11 Jun 2019
Type: Link

As examples of this month's BUILD UP topic "New skills for energy efficiency in buildings" you can view the presentations and key findings from a C4EForum 2018 panel session Training of skills for 21st century.   C4E Forums are biannual events on energy efficiency with focus on Central and Eastern Europe context.  
Post date: 10 Jun 2019
Type: Link

This session will bring together experiences from four Horizon 2020 projects ( BIMplement , BIMCert , BIMeet , Net­UBIEP ) working with BIM as a training tool and developing qualification frameworks in order to deliver a high quality performing built result.  
Post date: 5 Jun 2019
Type: Event

To ensure a healthy environment for people living and working in buildings, research and engineering in the area of building acoustics is essential. Developments in modern building concepts, such as sustainable low-energy consuming buildings, buildings with lightweight materials and open plan working environments, as well as the need to build in extremely noisy areas, require involvement of acoustic experts in order to successfully (re)design buildings without negatively impacting upon people’s health and well-being.  
Post date: 20 May 2019
Type: Link