BUILD UP Skills

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QualiBuild is funded by the European Commission Build Up Skills Initiative and is being managed and coordinated by Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) with partners Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Blanchardstown Institute of Technology (ITB), the Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) and The Construction Industry Federation (CIF). 
Post date: 11 Sep 2015
Type: Link

The QualiBuild project in Ireland aims to establish a new baseline in relation to energy training for crafts people in the construction sector. QualiBuild is funded by the European Commission Build Up Skills Initiative and is being managed and coordinated by Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) with partners Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Blanchardstown Institute of Technology (ITB), the Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) and The Construction Industry Federation (CIF). 
Post date: 16 Jun 2015
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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 publication that is released this week bundles the findings and reports provided by the 30 BUILD UP Skills national project teams. BUILD UP Skills is a strategic European initiative to stimulate the training of craftspeople and other on-site workers in the building sector on the topics of energy efficiency and renewable energy. This publication not only provides an overview of the achievements realised by 30 national project teams, but also focuses on their experiences with the cross European collaboration with other national teams. 
Post date: 5 Mar 2014
Type: News

The large contribution expected from the building sector to the European 2020 energy objectives and the transition to a low carbon economy is a major challenge to the construction industry, which needs to deliver renovations offering a high energy performance and new Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings. To meet these objectives, major efforts are needed to improve the skills of building workers. From a governance perspective, this requires the involvement of stakeholders and public authorities across several policy domains (energy, employment, education and training). 
Post date: 27 Nov 2013
Type: News

The Intelligent Energy-Europe is a programme launched by the European Commission in 2003 as a means of supporting the energy efficiency and renewable energy policies which bring the EU closer to its 2020 targets.   The IEE programme is composed of three different financing streams:  
Post date: 26 Mar 2013
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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 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.    The report analyses in detail:
Post date: 9 Jan 2013
Type: Publication