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Far from advocating the standardisation of pedagogies in programmes of higher education, this paper fully supports the requirement for flexibility, autonomy, cultural diversity and innovation in academic and pre- and post-professional training in architecture and cognate disciplines of the built environment. As such, the principles and practices here presented are solely intended to provide guidelines for curriculum and course development, therefore enhancing educational provisions and moving closer to the goal of embracing environmental sustainability within architecture and urban...
Post date: 6 Jul 2012
Type: Publication

“Improving energy efficiency in business and manufacturing is critical for helping American businesses keep costs down and stay competitive in the global economy,” said Secretary of Energy Steven Chu. “The first step is ensuring we have well-trained buildings and facilities operators that know how to boost building performance and keep commercial facilities from wasting energy.”
Post date: 4 Jul 2012
Type: News

Die EnOB-Sommerakademie findet in diesem Jahr nach 2009 und 2010 zum dritten Mal statt. Im historischen Gebäude des Chemischen Instituts, auf dem Campus Süd des Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) unmittelbar neben dem Schlosspark gelegen, wird in einem geräumigen Studiosaal gearbeitet. In Best-Practice-Beispielen und Vorträgen vermitteln Dozenten, Wissenschaftler und renommierte Architekten aktuelle Planungskompetenzen.
Post date: 29 Jun 2012
Type: News

If you click for example on the house you will get various information on possible energy savings based on:biogas and biomasscirculation pumpcombined heat and powerelectronic equipmentenergy labelling of domestic appliancesenergy-efficient glazingenergy-saving bulbsheat pump and geothermal heatingheatinginsulationphotovoltaic solar modulessolar heatingwood-burning stove The tool is available in Danish and English.
Post date: 25 Jun 2012
Type: Tool

To obtain accreditation, professionals must meet certain conditions the most important of which are a certificate of competence after completing training successfully and, for the certified boiler and A/C technicians, to also pass an examination.    For more information, please visit the IBGE - Brussels Environnement website.
Post date: 18 Jun 2012
Type: Link

The energy performance of dwellings about to be sold or rented should be certified by Type A energy experts. These experts must follow training approved by the Flemish Energy Agency and pass the associated exam.   For more information about the training of Type A energy experts, please visit the Flemish Energy Agency (VEA) website. 
Post date: 31 May 2012
Type: Link

Here are the various training courses for ADENE, in the area of the National Energy Certification and Indoor Air Quality in Buildings (SCE), System Management Intensive Energy Consumption (SGCIE) and Energy Management in Industry (CGEI).  
Post date: 7 May 2012
Type: Link

Post date: 11 Apr 2012
Type: Link