Passive Housing and Sustainable Energy technology using timber frame construction – PHASE Project

Building Energy GraphicThe PHASE project aims to send 80 people from the Irish construction industry to Germany for training and exchange of best practice. This activity is funded as part of the European Commission’s Lifelong Learning Programme 2007-2013, Leonardo da Vinci Mobility which is administered in Ireland by Léargas. The project provides a unique opportunity for people in the Irish construction sector to up-skill in the field of low energy building while witnessing first-hand the implementation of energy efficient practices in German construction.

The programme of training is designed for qualified people in the construction industry such as crafts workers, technicians, architects and engineers. Selected participants will attend a two week programme in Biberach, South Germany which consists of a combination of classroom training/practical workshops and site visits to passive house projects and associated product manufacturers.

KOMZET

KOMZET

The Kompetenz Zentrum für Holzbau und Ausbau (KOMZET) in Biberach is a centre of excellence in the field of low energy buildings, particularly using timber frame construction. This programme facilitates the transfer of knowledge between construction professionals and gives participants the opportunity to gain an insight into the German construction industry to promote the transfer of innovative practices.
Participants will be sent in four groups of 20 people. Those who successfully complete the programme will receive a Certificate of Completion and a Europass Mobility document. Flights, accommodation, and food are paid for as part of the programme. Thirty hours of culture and language preparation prior to travelling to Germany will be provided and is a mandatory requirement for participation.

Application details are available at http://www.itb.ie/phase

Logos for Blog

Advertisements

About thelincblog

Enterprise Manager The LINC
This entry was posted in Industry Training, LINC News, Research. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s