Women Driving the Passive House Industry is the Internal Passive House Association’s newest interview series which aims to highlight the remarkable women working in the Passive House community. The iPHA team interviewed a handful of the many women who’ve contributed substantially to the growth of the Passive House Standard around the world. Here’s our third interview featuring carpenter-in-training Bethany Mercieca.
Post date: 13 Aug 2020
Quickly wrap your mind around the CEN-CE scheme thanks to the REHVA Journal special issue CEN-CE project:
Post date: 6 Aug 2020
Online contractor training
Dates: 6th and 8th July 2020
Time: 1.00 – 5:30 pm both days
Trainers: Eric Fewster and Sally Godber
Standard price: £250 + VAT
AECB/PHT/TGR members: £225 + VAT
This course is run in collaboration with The Green Register of Construction Professionals and the Futureproof Initiative.
Post date: 22 Jun 2020
The CraftEdu project sets up a blueprint in the efforts for mutual recognition of qualifications in the construction sector
Post date: 20 May 2020
The Danish construction sector has been on the revival path since 2010, in line with the overall improvement in the general economy. In 2018, there were 74,810 enterprises in the broad construction sector in Denmark, with the narrow construction sub-sector accounting for 49.6% of the total. The number of firms in the broad construction sector has increased by 18.3% since 2010, with architectural and engineering activities experiencing the greatest growth (+21.9%).
Post date: 25 Feb 2020
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
Fit-to-nZEB, a Horizon 2020 project continuing the legacy of the BUILD UP Skills Initiative within the Construction Skills topical area, aims to increase the competence and skills of the building professionals in 7 European countries - Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Ireland, Italy and Romania - through unique educational programmes and pilot training courses, which will contribute to both the quality and the scale of the deep energy building renovations throughout EU.
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
How to realize a regenerative building and operate them in a sustainable and regenerative way? This challenging question was the exiting theme of the third Training School of RESTORE. In this context, it has been organised 4 intensive days hosted by Eurac Research at NOI Techpark in Bolzano. This event took place at the Training School – Bolzano (Italy) on 11th -14th March 2019.
Post date: 16 Apr 2019
Unfortunately, it is true - not all renovation works are of the quality we hope and pray for, and there’s a good reason for that – in general, professionals rarely have the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to deliver a quality renovation project: one that not only saves energy, but increases your comfort, ensures good air quality, benefits your health and productivity, and in the end - makes you happy and satisfied, being confident your money’s well spent.
Post date: 26 Oct 2018
The new training programmes on deep energy retrofit developed by the Horizon 2020 project Fit-to-NZEB are uploaded and ready for use by any interested training institution.
This is the major outcome of the first year of the promising EU-financed project demonstration ambition to change the landscape in the vocational training and educational system as related to energy efficiency in the building sector in 7 focus countries – Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Greece, Ireland, Italy and Romania, and even beyond.
Post date: 25 Oct 2018