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BRITA in PuBs project is a Sustainable Energy Europe Campaign Partner

Facility Managers Training

BRITA in PuBs has developed a training programme to ensure proper handover procedures for retrofitted buildings and to assure efficient and optimal operation and maintenance, in particular to achieve optimum energy performance. An innovative dissemination and training course was created that can be easily utilised on European level and world-wide. The session has been realised at each of the demonstration buildings’ administrations and consists of a two day approach:

1st day: English presentations/course material on:
- Introduction: The BRITA Training Module
- Facility Managers
- Barriers
- Life Cycle Costs
- Commissioning
- Monitoring
- Building Automation System

2nd day: National presentations and practical application at specific buildings.

BRITA Training Module (1)


BRITA Lecture (2) Facility Managers


BRITA Lecture (3) Barriers


BRITA Lecture (4) Life Cycle Costs


BRITA Lecture (5) Commissioning


BRITA Lecture (6) Monitoring


BRITA Lecture (7) Building Automation System


BRITA FM training national material Norway


BRITA FM training national material Lithuania


BRITA FM training national material Denmark


BRITA FM training national material Germany


BRITA FM training national material Greece


BRITA FM training national material Czech Republic



Latest news

A European Lighthouse Project with ongoing Public Interest

The final remarks of the project coordinators summarise the various project results including the achieved energy savings at the retrofitted demonstration buildings and the tools and training material developed and the reports and guidelines written during the project phase. A high public interest could be gained on the website and due to articles in journals, tv footages and presentations at conferences.

BRITA in PuBs broadcasted on several TV stations

During the project phase of BRITA in Pubs 4 videos have been made mostly on the demonstration buildings. Besides the wind turbines on the roof of the City College in Plymouth, the Norwegian case studies Borgen Community Centre and the Church in Hol have been the focus of tv documentations on energy efficient retrofits.

Keynote lecture on BRITA in PuBs results at the first ECO-Build Cluster workshop

The 28th of May 2008 the new formed ECO-BUILD Project Cluster from 3 supporting projects organized a workshop in Brussels entitled "Innovative concepts and technologies in the building sector".

Hol church in focus: The successfully retrofitted listed building from 1920 video shot for television broadcasting!

The first one year monitoring result for Hol Church is now available. The result has been anticipated with great interest since a listed building is involved. The challenge has been: What can you do when antiquarian authorities refuses to grant permission to do anything at all?

The BRITA project results presented as Architectural Courses

Courses to train students of architecture in the fields covered by BRITA and the other Eco buildings projects SARA, Eco-culture and Demohouse are designed by the following BRITA partners: Hans Erhorn, Simone Ferrari, Karin Buvik, Euphrosyne Triantis and the Work Package leader Harald N. Røstvik.

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