The definition of a specific Macro Activity.

View the Macro Activity Features and the related EEE profiles, Activities, Micro Activities, Knowledge, Skills and Competence.

Macro Activity

Energy policy advice

Macro Activity Features
  • Advisory
  • Building Automation and Control System (BACS)
  • Building fabric
  • Energy production
  • Indoor environment
  • Industrial plants
  • Infrastructures
  • Outdoor environment
  • Technical building systems
Theory Field
  • Acoustics
  • Building physics
  • Data analytics
  • Econometrics
  • Economics
  • Heat transfer
  • Lighting
  • Statistics
  • Technology of materials
  • Thermodynamics
  • Electronics
  • Hydraulics
  • Metrology
  • Building component
  • Building sub‐ system
  • Whole building
  • Neighbourhood
  • City
  • Region
  • Country
Criteria Constraints
  • Climatic
  • Cultural
  • Economical
  • Environmental
  • Legislative
  • Social
  • Standardization
  • Clean Energy Package
Implementation Context
  • European Union
  • Belgium
  • Cyprus
  • Italy
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
Related Profiles
Related Activities and Micro Activities
1. Lobbying and advocacy activities
2. Evaluation of existing energy efficiency and renewable energy programs and policies
3. Drafting policy objectives, instruments and research
4. Designing new energy efficiency and renewable energy programs and policies
5. Designing follow-up programs for impact assessment of implemented energy efficiency and renewable energy measures
6. Monitoring legislation and policies
Related Knowledge, Skills and Competences
K1 Knowledge of the energy market, energy trading, players involved, relevant regulatory framework, products and type of supply offers, contractual forms, tariffs and current prices Basic
Highly Specialised
K2 Knowledge about energy performance contracting and the characteristics of energy efficiency measures in the building sector Basic
K3 Knowledge of contractual arrangements for the purchase of goods and services, with particular reference to interventions aimed at energy refurbishment (green procurement and energy services) Basic
K6 Knowledge of the EU and local funding programs and their rules Basic
Highly Specialised
K8 Knowledge about national and EU regulations that must be applied in the design and maintenance of thermal installations in buildings, including those exploiting renewable energy sources, to comply with energy efficiency requirements Basic
Highly Specialised
K10 Knowledge of current and forthcoming national and EU building energy legislation Basic
K14 Knowledge of efficiency and renewable energy programs and policies, both at the European and national level Basic
Highly Specialised
K26 Knowledge of RES based systems applicable in buildings (PV, biomass, geothermal, etc.) Basic
K39 Knowledge about creation of energy policy instruments and follow-up programs Basic
Highly Specialised
K41 Knowledge of decision support methods (CBA, LCA and multi-criteria decision making) Basic
K42 Knowledge of regulations and technical standards on energy refurbishment of historical heritage Basic
Hard skills
HS4 To be able to assess the national and local context and legislation Basic
Highly Specialised
Soft Skills
SS1 To be able to interact with the customer, listening and understanding their needs promoting technical and technological solutions Basic
Highly Specialised
SS2 Ethical and sustainable thinking about energy and environmental issues related to buildings Basic
Highly Specialised
SS3 Motivation and perseverance abilities during various activities related to energy efficiency projects in buildings Basic
Highly Specialised
SS4 Ability to lead or participate in a team dealing with energy efficiency and to act in an impartial and objective manner Basic
Highly Specialised
SS7 Ability to attention to details and to establish root causes Basic
SS8 To be able to prevent and resolve conflicts Basic
SS9 Willingness to collaborate and participate proactively in a team, demonstrating the ability to adapt and interact differently in relation to specific situations Basic
SS10 To be able to moderate various meetings and effectively present key findings Basic
SS11 Project management and methodology adopting effective and efficient behaviours Basic
SS12 Ability to time management skills and attention to detail Basic
Highly Specialised
SS14 To be able to identify and understand staff needs related to training in the energy efficiency of buildings Basic
SS15 Complex problem solving in a effective manner Basic
C4 Awareness of the environmental implications of energy use Basic
C5 Awareness of methods for data analysis Basic
C11 To be able to carry out the application of criteria for assigning tasks, operating methods, sequences and times for carrying out activities and for the optimal use of materials and equipment Basic
C21 To be able to manage negotiation between different stakeholders and apply different problem-solving techniques related to energy and environmental issues in buildings Basic