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An Introduction to Sustainable Building Practices

  • Friday, 27 November, 2020 - 16:30 to Friday, 27 November, 2020 - 18:30
  • Online, ,
  • Tess
  • The session is ideal for anyone as an introduction to sustainable building; the training offers ideal foundation knowledge for any professional, including architects and builders, as well as householders and energy assessors, and all with an interest in sustainable building.


This session, run by trainer Lucy Pedler of The Green Register, is designed to outline the basic principles of sustainable building.

Topics to include:

Global issues
National issues including key legislation (present and future) such as Part L, MEES etc.
Essential definitions
Key issues relating to heat loss:
- Solid wall insulation; IWI & EWI
- Roof and floor insulation
- Thermal mass
- Windows & doors
Moisture movement, airtightness, indoor air quality and ventilation
Low carbon technologies
Interior finishes, wellbeing & healthy buildings
Reducing water use
Materials and reducing waste
Heritage issues

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