Holms and Friends proud ourselves in supplying two types of training:

  • Education for sustainable development; here we reach out into communities, schools, business organizations, etc for creating awareness around energy, introducing renewable energy use and encouraging lifestyle changes;
  • CPD (continuous professional development) training in collaboration with SolTrain (an Austrian Development Agency initiative) and maintenance team training form an integral part of our business to ensure top class installations and maintenance on all our projects.

National project:

Hartbeespoort Secondary school & Centurion Lake Hotel, South Africa

Project statistics:

  • Launched 2011
  • Train learners as Energy Detectives
  • Train chef to cook with solar cooker
  • Energy measurements taken at hotel by Energy Detectives
  • Guide hotel towards sustainable tourism
  • Guide school on Eco schools programme


Innovation:                        Holms and Friends

Implementation:             Holms and Friends, hotel staff & management.

International project:

SolTrain train the trainer course
Pretoria, South Africa

Project statistics:

  • Since 2003
  • >500 industry people absolved the training


Holms and Friends
Prof Dr Dieter Holm
ADA (Austrian Development Agency)