Why are these courses important for construction workers?
New construction activity and clients needs are changing. There are new regulations promoting as less energy demand as possible in buildings, what opens up the market to new designs, materials, new technologies and new demands for waste management.
On the other hand, some regional governments are also funding the renovation of buildings for energy savings. This changes involve, at the end, an investment to get lower electricity and gas bills at the same time increasing comfort at homes.
Does the worker really need to take these courses?
The energy demand of a building depends mainly on its design. But it is clear that this design must be carried out on site properly, or the energy saving measures of the project could be not be effective. Therefore: yes, it is important for workers to know the influence that their work has on the customer’s energy bill.