Digital Academy for the Sustainable Built Environment

A hub for the upskilling, capacity building & education in the building sector on green construction, circular economy, and digital skills.

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 2021/2022.

Circular Economy

The programme aims to afford advanced experience, knowledge, and training to fulfil, in part, the onerous and challenging roles, duties and responsibilities associated with a range of Built Environment Regulations in the Irish Construction Industry.

Digital Skills

Students will study an overview of Revit Architecture and Building Information Modelling (BIM); User Interface, Views and Revit Project Setup; Elements and Element Properties; Creating and Editing Families; Detailing & Annotation; Schedules, Quantities and Tags; Shading; Rendering and Animation.

Energy Efficiency

Built environment
This programme is targeted at architects, builders, engineers and others involved in the building sector. This programme, will deal with passive solar and sustainable building design, renewable energy systems and air-tightness/ventilation with a particular focus on the residential sector.
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Our Partners

The following Institutes of Technology and organisations are the DASBE partners