Trainenergy was an Intelligent Energy Europe project that ran from 2009 to 2011. The project produced a training programme about the EU Energy Performance of Building Directives 2002 and Energy End-Use Efficiency and Energy Services 2006 for tradesmen in the construction industry.

The project

  • produced training materials for tradesmen consisting of common European core modules with country specific modules for each of the countries involved.  Training resources are available in the languages of the project: English, German, Danish, French and Spanish.
  • trained teachers to teach these modules. 
  • promoted the issues of energy efficiency and sustainable energy amongst craftspeople in the construction sector


During the project 30 teachers and 300 craftsmen were trained from the participant countries of Ireland, UK, France, Germany, Spain and Denmark. 

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