Members of the European Commission, representatives of national authorities, building industry experts and EU-funded projects, gathered together in Bucharest on 24 October 2017 at the workshop “Vocational skills for energy efficient buildings”, to present and discuss challenges and opportunities in relation to empowering skills to support the quality of building construction and the rate of building renovation towards NZEB. The event was also streamed live through the BUILD UP portal.
The workshop slide presentations are accessible below. Video recordings will also be made available soon.
|Welcome and introduction||Jens LAUSTSEN Concerted Action Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (CA EPBD)|
|I. The European perspective – energy efficiency skills challenges, needs and solutions|
|Keynote speech||Eugenio QUINTIERI European Builders Confederation (EBC)||YouTube|
|Improving the construction sector human capital basis – policy perspectives||Roman HORVÁTH European Commission, Directorate General Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW)||YouTube|
|The BUILD UP Skills initiative and its links with the energy efficiency policy||Amandine LACOURT European Commission, Executive Agency for SME’s (EASME)||YouTube|
|II. The national perspective – How are the challenges being addressed nationally?|
|Addressing skills gaps in the construction sector at national level||Gabriela CIOBANU PETRE National Centre for TVET Development, Ministry of National Education Romania||YouTube|
|Improved quality of the works to support the EU’s targets – the QUALICHeCK project||Peter WOUTERS International Network for Information on Ventilation and Energy Performance (INIVE)||YouTube|
|III. Meeting the 2020 & 2030 targets for energy and climate – has Europe enough qualified building workers and professionals?|
|Turning national qualification roadmaps into action: the example of BUILD UP Skills Romania||Horia PETRAN National Institute for Research and Development in Construction, Urban Planning and Sustainable Spatial Development (URBAN-INCERC)||YouTube|
|Supporting energy efficiency skills in the construction sector||Peter OP ‘T VELD Huygen Installatie Adviseurs||YouTube|
|Panel discussion||moderated by Koen RADEMAEKERS, Trinomics||YouTube|
|Interactive voting||moderated by Jens LAUSTSEN, CA EPBD||YouTube|
The workshop was hosted by the Concerted Action EPBD IV the day before its last plenary meeting in Bucharest, Romania.