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The 9th BUILD UP Skills EU exchange meeting will take place on 6-7 December 2016 in Athens, Greece. As usual, this meeting is open for BUILD UP Skills project coordinators and partners involved in the BUILD UP Skills Pillar I, completed and ongoing BUILD UP Skills Pillar II, and ongoing Horizon2020 construction skills projects.  
Post date: 23 Nov 2016
Type: Event

Intelligent Energy Europe's BRICKS Project (Building Refurbishment with Increased Competence, Knowledge and Skills) is developing tools and methodologies to improve existing training systems to increase the knowledge, skills and competences of workers to improve the energy performance in old and new buildings to reach Nearly Zero-Energy Building (NZEB) stocks by 2020.   To achieve this important objective the BRICKS partners have:  
Post date: 10 Nov 2016
Type: Link

This document reports the results of a study on how the improved energy performance of social housing has an impact on the jobs and the skill needs of the employees of social housing companies in France. A survey showed that the employees of the two investigated social housing companies do not see their job fundamentally changed, and that they identify no crucial missing skill, as they have already been trained on low-energy buildings. Nevertheless, more time and explanations are needed towards low-energy building occupants.
Post date: 23 Mar 2016
Type: Publication

On 2 June a group of property valuation experts unveiled the Market Insights Report ‘Drivers for change: Strengthening the role of valuation professionals in market transition’. The report provides insights into current levels of consideration of energy efficiency and other sustainability aspects by valuation professionals when assessing the value of buildings.
Post date: 3 Jun 2015
Type: News

An analysis of the outcomes of the national dialogue in 26 countries between the competent authorities implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive represented in the Concerted Action EPBD and the BUILD UP Skills consortia working on improving the skills and qualifications of buildings workers. 
Post date: 30 May 2014
Type: Publication

 Concerted Action EPBD and BUILD UP Skills joined forces and engaged in national dialogue in order to identify and highlight priority measures, both from the regulatory and the skills development perspective, for the transition faced by the building sector towards NZEB. The analysis of the outcomes of the national dialogue in 26 countries is presented in a full and a summary report available at the CA EPBD website. 
Post date: 30 May 2014
Type: News

The analysis will serve as the basis for broad discussions with public and private stakeholders about current gaps, future needs and priorities. The discussions will lead to the elaboration and endorsement of a national roadmap of priority measures to up-skill the qualification of craftsmen, other on-site workers and system installers of buildings. The identified measures aim at supporting the construction of Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) from 2020 onwards. 
Post date: 9 Jan 2013
Type: Publication

The Status Quo reports analyse the current situation and trends of the labour force in the building industry. This analysis will serve as the basis for broad discussions with public and private stakeholders about current gaps, future needs and priorities. These discussions will lead to the elaboration and endorsement of a national roadmap of priority measures to up-skill the qualification of craftsmen, other on-site workers and system installers of buildings. The identified measures aim at supporting the construction of Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) from 2020 onwards.
Post date: 13 Dec 2012
Type: News

The material and presentations of the meeting are now available here. 
Post date: 13 Dec 2012
Type: News