Final Conference of the european project WATTer Skills
ADENE, supported by Vida Imobiliária Magazine, organizes the Final Conference for the presentation of results and finalisation of WATTer Skills – “Water Efficiency and Water-Energy Nexus in Building Construction and Retrofit (2017-2020)”, a project co-financed by the ERASMUS +European Commission's program, involving Portugal, Spain, Italy and Greece.
Starting with the project results and its proposal of training framework of new professionals in water efficiency, this Conference will promote an extended discussion with multiple entities and stakeholders such as APA, ERSAR, ANQIP, ANQEP, LNEC, IEFP, UGT, Order of Engineers, Order of Technical Engineers, CICCOPN, DGRDN and APEAon market needs and the new solutions for improved water use efficiency, also considering the water-energy nexus in buildings.
There are two new professionals under discussion, which respective training frameworks are the main results of the project: the Water Efficiency Technician (WET profile) and the Water efficiency Expert (WEE), both considering the water and energy nexus.
The WATTer Skills Strategic Partnership - with the coordination of ADENE and the collaboration of the partners FLC - Fundacíon Laboral de La Construccíon, FORMEDIL - Ente Nazionale per la Formazione and L'addestramento professionale Nell'edilizia and CRES - Center for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving, takes particular importance under the national and European context, given the growing need to adopting new water efficiency solutions in buildings and intending to cover the lack of specialized professionals to implement these solutions in the market.
For more information about WATTer Skills: https://www.watterskills.eu/watterskills-pt/
Free registration for the web conference.
Nelson Lage, President of ADENE
Opportunities for water efficiency and WATTer Skills linkage targets and national and European initiatives
Filipa Newton, New Systems Coordinator, ADENE
WATTer Skills training framework: new professions to water efficiency and water-energy nexus in buildings
Discussion over the new professions and answers towards the market challenges in the water efficiency sector
Moderator: António Gil Machado, Vida Imobiliária
Round table (Advisory Board of the WATTer Skills Project)
Debate (Group of Stakeholders of the WATTer Skills project)
Final message and next steps in training professionals for water efficiency