Digital Academy for the Sustainable Built Environment​

A hub for upskilling, capacity building and education in the construction sector.

Energy Efficiency

The residential sector accounts for 25% of all energy used in Ireland. New buildings must meet an nZEB standard by 2020.

Circular Economy

The EU’s transition to a circular economy will reduce pressure on natural resources and will create sustainable growth and jobs.

Digital Skills

A strong digital economy powered by Europeans with digital skills is vital for innovation, growth, and jobs.

Digital Academy for Sustainable Built Environment

What is the DASBE Project?

DASBE is a hub for upskilling, capacity building and education in the construction sector.  DASBE will deliver green skills in programmes covering the circular economy, energy efficiency and digital skills. 

DASBE is a unique collaboration of higher education institutes and industry partners with the shared aim to be agile and responsive to the upskilling needs of the contruction industry.

Are you a higher education institute, vocational organisation or industry body and want to work with us on this exciting initiative? Contact the DASBE team here.

Explore Featured Programmes

The following are just some of the  programmes and courses available in 2022-2023:
Digital Skills

Certificate in Energy Renovation of Traditional Buildings

This programme is presented with the Heritage Council and designed to upskill those working specifically on the renovation of traditionally built buildings (pre 1940s), with a particular focus on specification of energy use reduction measures and building defects detection and analysis.

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Masters in Sustainable Energy System Management
Energy Efficiency

Masters in Sustainable Energy System Management

This programme is run in collaboration with the Association of European Renewable Energy Research Centres (EUREC). Our programme explores the key social and global issues and ways to address these to benefit individuals, communities, societies and our planet. Our programme develops leaders with the interdisciplinary skills and insight required for a successful career in the Sustainable Energy sector.

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Our Partners

The following technological universities and organisations are the DASBE partners