PROF / TRAC was initiated by an interdisciplinary team representing important stakeholders dealing with nZEB construction and refurbishment: universities, European umbrella associations of engineers, architects and social housing, their frontrunner national members committed to pilot the trainings schemes, and organisations involved in national Build-Up Skills initiatives.

HuygenInstallatieAdviseurs | HIA | Netherlands

Huygen (HIA) is with 55 employees one of the oldest (est. 1939), independent and leading SME consulting companies in the Netherlands. Its fields of expertise are: building services, building physics, sustainable building, ventilation, acoustics, energy, environment, indoor air quality, and fire regulations both in consulting in practice and in applied scientific research work. HIA’s clients are architects, building developers and contractors, energy agencies, local, national and international governments. HIA has is working on the cross section of buildings and installations. HIA has extended experience with integrated design approach integrated NZE renovation and re-use of buildings within national and international projects.

Main tasks in the project is the coordination and management in WP1 and the input and access to the IDES-EDU training material.

Name of contact person: Peter Op ‘t Veld
Email: p.optveld(at)
Address: PO Box 521 6200AM Maastricht, The Netherlands
Phone nr: +31 6 21884253

Federation of European Heating and Air conditioning Associations | REHVA | EU (Netherlands)

The Federation of European HVAC Associations, founded 1963, is an umbrella organisation joining national associations in the field of building services engineering. REHVA represent more than 100.000 HVAC engineers and technicians from 25 European countries. REHVA is the premier independent professional HVAC organization in Europe, dedicated to the improvement of health, comfort and energy efficiency in all buildings and communities. In this area, REHVA has a significant impact on national and international strategic planning and research initiatives, as well as on the associated educational and training programmes.

In PROF-TRAC REHVA is in charger for the development and further deployment of the Training and Qualification Platform by engaging Member Associations in the scheme.

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Name of contact person: Anita Derjanecz
Email: ad(at)
Address: Rue Washington 40, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
Phone nr: + 32 2 514 11 71

Architects’ Council Europe | ACE | EU (Belgium)

The Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) is the representative organisation for the architectural profession at European level. Its headquarters and Secretariat are located in Brussels. Its membership currently consists of 46 Member Organisations, which are the regulatory and professional representative bodies in all European Union (EU) Member States, and accession Countries, Switzerland and Norway. Through them, the ACE represents the interests of over 545.000 architects from 33 countries in Europe.

The principal function of the ACE is to monitor developments at EU level, seeking to influence those areas of EU Policy and legislation that have an impact on architectural practice and on the overall quality and sustainability of the built environment.

In the Prof / Trac project ACE is the WP leader of WP7, responsible for Dissemination and Communication.

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Name of contact person: Dr Veronika Schröpfer
Email: Veronika.schropfer(at)
Address: 29 Rue Paul Emile Janson, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
Phone nr: +32 2 543 1140

Housing Europe | EU (Belgium)

Established in 1988, Housing Europe is a network of 42 national and regional federations which together gather about 43.000 public, social and cooperative housing providers in 22 countries. Altogether they manage over 26 million homes, about 11% of existing dwellings in the EU.

Social, public and co-operative housing providers have a vision of a Europe which provides access to decent and affordable housing for all in communities which are socially, economically and environmentally sustainable and where everyone is enabled to reach their full potential.

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Name of contact person: Laura Gies
Email: laura.gies(at) 
Address: 18, Square de Meeûs, 1050, Brussels
Phone nr: +32 2 541 0566

ISSO | EU (Netherlands)

ISSO is the Dutch Knowledge Centre for the building and building services sector. ISSO is founded as a not for profit organization with the aim to coordinate research and organize knowledge transfer to the practitioners in the building and building services sector. ISSO is founded by the various professional associations in this sector. Since our start, this year 40 years ago, ISSO published more as 100 guidelines, publications and research reports. ISSO is also involved in the national, European (CEN) and international (ISO) standardization work in this field.

ISSO is leader of work package 2 Skillsmapping
Active participation in the other work packages

Name of contact person: Jan Cromwijk
Email: j.cromwijk(at)
Address: Agastia 112 A
Phone nr: + 31 610 79 63 19

Valencia Institute of Building | IVE | Spain

IVE is a research institute that seeks to improve the quality and sustainability in the construction process, whose main roleis to organize and coordinate seven national training programs pilots during the projectand to develop an engagement strategy of national organizations for future nationaltraining programs.

Name of contact person: Leticia Ortega
Email: lortega(at)
Address: TresForques, 98
Phone nr: +34 961 207 531

Czech Technical University Prague | CVUT | Czech Republic

Czech Technical University educates future experts in technical fields.

CVUT group is based on academic staff from Faculty of Civil Engineering - Department of Microenvironmental and Building Services Systems Engineering. The department provides courses in building services systems for study programmes Buildings and Environment, Building Engineering, Architecture and Intelligent Buildings. In pedagogical and research work, the department focuses on various professions in building energy systems, indoor environment, sanitary systems, heating and air-conditioning, artificial lighting, building energy performance, electrical installations and intelligent buildings.

The main task of CVUT in the PROF-TRAC project is to be WP4 leader. This work package is focusing on the preparation and realization of training the trainers.

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Name of contact person: Karel Kabele
Email: kabele(at)
Address: Thákurova 7, Praha 6, 166 29
Phone nr: +420 224 357 104

Aalborg University | AAU | Denmark

Aalborg University (AAU) was inaugurated in 1974 as the fifth Danish university with more than 20,000 students registered. AAU conducts teaching and research in the fields of Humanities, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences and Medicine. The Architectural Engineering division of the Department of Civil Engineering is concerned with research and education in the analysis, design, construction, and operation of engineering systems. It focuses on an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to achieve optimal building designs and pays special attention to their impacts on the indoor as well as the surrounding environment. This implies integration of architectural design with engineering systems and other key players in all areas of the building process.

In PROF-TRAC AAU will participate in the development and implementation of the educational portal and the “train thetrainers” programme.

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Name of contact person: Per Heiselberg
Email: ph(at)
Address: Sofiendalsvej 11.101, 9200 Aalborg SV, DK
Phone nr: 9940 8541

Croatian Chamber of Mechanical Engineers | HKIS | Croatia

HKIS is and independent professional organization in charge of chartered mechanical engineers in Croatia representing their common interests. HKIS also supervises that the chartered mechanical engineers workcompliant with the law and the public interest. The Chamber’s activities are based on its public authorities, as stipulated by the Croatian laws. The members of the Chamber, chartered mechanical engineers, are involved in design engineering and/or professional supervision. HKIS will host a “Train the Trainer”, develop national training programs and organizetwo pilot courses in PROF-TRAC.

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Name of contact person: Smiljka Pavić
Email: smiljka.pavic(at)
Address: Ulica grada Vukovara 278, HR-51000 Zagreb
Phone nr: +385 (0)17775 570

Spanish Technical Association of HVAC and Refrigeration | ATECYR | Spain

ATECYR was founded in 1974 with the aim of combining efforts of practitioners to achieve better development and implementation air conditioning, heating and cooling technologies in Spain. ATECYR now comprises 13 provincial associations, 1.500 members and 100 Patron Members. ATECYR’S main goals are the creation, collection and dissemination of scientific and technical information, related to the technologies of Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Ventilation, Energy and Environment. ATECYR performs annually nearly 100 technical sessions for over 6.000 professionals and provides about 60 training courses for over 1.200 students.


Name of contact person: Ana Magdaleno
Email: info(at)
Address: Agastia 112 A
Phone nr: +34 91 767 13 55

Dutch Society for Building Services | TVVL | Netherlands

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Name of contact person: J.L. (John) Lens, managing director
Email: j.lens(at)
Address: De Mulderij 12, 3831 NV Leusden NL
Phone nr: 0031334345750

Chamber of Architecture and Spatial Planning of Slovenia | ZAPS | Slovenia

ZAPS – Chamber of Architecture and Spatial planning of Slovenia is Professional Organization of chartered Architects, Landscape Architects and Planners of Slovenia. It has approx. 1500 members, mainly architects (1200). ZAPS has its headquarters in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

ZAPS is responsible to maintain the register of qualified persons, to execute Professional examination and to oversee conduct of registrants (code, discipline, sanctions), ZAPS`s activities include provision of professional support to members, organisation of Architectural competitions and Continuing professional development learning program.

In the Prof / Trac project ZAPS has task of Organisation of pilot in Slovenia.

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Name of contact person: Vladimir Krajcar
Email: vlado.krajcar(at)
Address: Vegova 8, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Phone nr: +386 41 765 158

Italian Chamber of Architects | CNAPCC | Italy

The National Council of Architects, whose activity of study of professional issues is pursued through the work done by their departments, takes the decisions in order to provide opinion and interpretation about issues and laws concerning the exercise of the profession of architect. 

CNAPPC take part inPROFessional multi-disciplinary TRAining and Continuing development in skills for NZEB principles in order with organization and coordination of pilot actions, running of the pilots, monitoring of activities from pilot actions experiences, monitoring of activities and experiences from new locations, exploitation strategy, dissemination and communication plan.


Name of contact person: Giusy Ranca, Dipartimento Esteri CNAPPC
Email: esteri.cnappc(at)
Address: Via Santa Maria dell’Anima 10, 00186 Roma, Italia
Phone nr: +39 06 68899036

Czech Chamber of Chartered Engineers and Technicians | CKAIT | Czech Republic

The Czech Chamber of Chartered Engineers and Technicians active in construction (ČKAIT) was founded in 1992 by the Act no. 360/1992 Coll. According to Czech law authorization of engineers is compulsory in order to perform selected activities defined by the Building Act. The main task of ČKAIT is to care for the building culture, culture of shaping the environment, and the right and the duty to cooperate in protecting public interests in the field of construction. In PROF-TRAC CKAIT will develop and implement the training courses for engineers.

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Name of contact person: Ing. Radek HNÍZDIL, Ph.D.
Email: ckait(at)
Address: Sokolská 1498/15, 120 00 Praha 2, Czech Republic
Phone nr: +420 2 270 90 111

Danish Society of Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Engineers | DANVAK | Denmark

Danvak is a network for technical and scientific professionals working with heating, ventilation and air conditioning. The organisation is a collaboration between the IDA HVAC under the Danish Society of Engineers and Danish Society of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning called VVS Teknisk Forening. Danvak works to improve the members’ qualifications through knowledge sharing, meetings, seminars, conferences and scientific literature. Danvak is member of REHVA. In PROF-TRAC Danvak will develop and implement courses for engineers.


Name of contact person: Michael Mast
Email: info(at)
Address: Paul Bergsoes Vej 6, DK-2600 Glostrup, Denmark
Phone nr: +45 36 36 90 60

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