An Introduction to Sustainable Building Practices

  • Wednesday, 13 January, 2021 - 16:30 to Wednesday, 13 January, 2021 - 18:30
  • Online, Online, Online
  • Tess
  • marketing@greenregister.org.uk
  • https://www.greenregister.org.uk/civicrm/event/info?id=643&reset=1
  • 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.

Description:

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
- Overheating
- Materials and reducing waste
- Heritage issues

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