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The C&R sector needs highly specialised professionals

The entry into force of several regulations such as the RITE, European commitments to reduced emissions, the latest Climate Act and the increase in use of renewable energy and efficiency established by the PENIEC, require true specialists in new high-efficiency technologies, such as condensation boilers, aerothermal or geothermal heat pumps, and thermal solar equipment.

11 Apr 2022

With the new installation regulations such as RITE, integrated in the Spanish Technical Building Code  (CTE), and European commitments to reduced emissions, such as the latest Climate Act or Fit for 55, and the increased use of renewable energy Sources and equipment efficiency concentrated in our PENIEC (National Integrated Energy and Climate Plan), it is essential to entrust the design and implementation of installations to professionals who are well-trained, both on regulations and on new technologies. We must add to this the incorporation of new technologies to generate and emit heat and cold in thermal installations, as pointed out by the Technical Commission of FEGECA, the Association of Manufacturers of Heat Generators and Emitters.

Therefore, specialists are needed in new high-efficiency technologies, such as condensation boilers, aerothermal or geothermal heat pumps, and thermal solar equipment. “Good professionals who combine knowledge of hydraulics and electronics, and who are familiar with the communications protocols to make use of the connectivity of the equipment installed and remotely controlled. Who are also familiar with the latest regulation updates in system design, not only with the changes in generators, which will lead to improved emission levels and to increased use of renewable sources”.

Manufacturers

“Without proper training for these professionals, we will not be able to meet the European strategic commitments regarding energy efficiency and emissions”, warns the FEGECA. “Nothing is better than to trust the training by manufacturers to update people on new technologies and equipment, to have a team of professionals who can recommend and advise the owner or end user of each thermal installation on the features that they are about to enjoy when the installation is up and running”.

As explained by the association, “the best way to reduce the time it takes to dimension, install and start up is to have well-trained professionals”.  And they add that “the manufacturers of equipment for thermal installations have extensive and personalised training and study plans, both in-person and online, with different training levels offered by modules, in order to design a training itinerary adapted to every need and professional in the sector”.