ECO-BUILDING online learning platform

This site is under development, as it is the official site
for the Erasmus+ project ActEco 2019-2021 (see disclaimer in the footer).

Earth Building

Online Courses about Clay, Earth, Cob, Adobe, Mud, Rammed Earth, Earthen Floors, Plasters, Renders, Finishes...

Strawbale Building

Online Courses about Loadbearing, Infill in Post & Beam or Hybrid (CUT, OrganiCut, Greb,...), Wrapping

Sustainability & Training

Online Courses about how to make a Sustainable Change
in Life, School and Training

Choose your ActEco-Course:

There are OPEN COURSES (without registering),
short FREE COURSES (to register, with trainer-evaluation)
and more in depth ADVANCED COURSES (with trainer-evaluation, to register and finish previous courses before) on this ActEco Platform.
See more in “About” how to register or login.


Basics of Photovoltaics

An introduction to the application of photovoltaics in buildings. It shows how much solar energy is available and how much of it can be used and explains how different types of solar cells and solar modules are manufactured and what design options and advantages they offer in the building sector.

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Basics Thermal Solar and Solar Cooling

The technology of solar thermal energy can be used to heat water (or air). The functionality is explained, the components are described, different collector types, storage tanks and system types are compared. Including a closer look at Solar cooling.

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OffGrid Tiny House

ACTeco course about energy-independent "Off-Grid"-Houses, energy consumption, tiny house constructions and examples.

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Sustainable (Straw) House – a Case Study

ACTeco course shows a case study house. Building step by step of a sustainable, passive standard, family house. It is built with natural materials, low impact foundation, green roof, producing own energy.

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Sustainable Building

ACTeco course. Sustainable building is one of solutions to lower the climete change impact. Learn how to build sustainably.

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Training for Change

ACTeco short course: Introduction to Training for Change -Sustainability.

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