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  • London Permaculture Design Course – Creating Resilient Communities

    Date: 4 April 2020 - 11 October 2020

    Time: 10:00 am to 5:30 pm

    6 weekends between April 4th and October 11th 2020 + Plus Optional Sessions South London incl. one weekend residential http://www.sociallandscapes.co.uk/events/permaculture-design-course-pdc2020-south-london-ys4g8 The Permaculture Design Course is a 72-hour often life-changing experience, accredited by the UK Permaculture Association. Over the period of 6 months we will come together as a learning community Read more [...]

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    Driving Retrofit Quality

    Date: 30 September 2020

    Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am

    This online seminar with Dr Peter Rickaby will focus on domestic retrofit and cover the Each Home Counts review, Trustmark and PAS 2035, including: Recent failures and defects in domestic retrofit The Each Home Counts review – objectives, recommendations and implementation The Trustmark quality assurance scheme, including the Customer Charter Read more [...]

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    Passivhaus Series: 1. Fundamentals of Passivhaus

    Date: 1 October 2020

    Time: 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm

    This half day session introduces the principles behind the Passivhaus standard (Thermal Comfort!) and the differences from normal construction so that everyone on the design team can understand the process. At the pre planning stage, the focus is mostly on how the choice of Massing/Shape and Glazing/Fenestration can make significant Read more [...]

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    ES1: How to Internally Insulate Solid Stone and Brick Walls

    Date: 15 October 2020

    Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

    The seminar will cover: The impact of moisture on solid walls Primary drivers of moisture ingress Building physics and how the wall functions before and after applying insulation The necessity of moisture management The importance of using diffusion open materials to ensure structural safety and longevity Thermal insulation materials: types, Read more [...]

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    Passivhaus Series: 3. Construction for Passivhaus

    Date: 15 October 2020

    Time: 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm

    How do I build a Passivhaus? How is it different from normal construction? This half day session answers these questions along with some specific guidance on achieving the level of airtightness and thermal bridge free construction required by the standard. Airtightness, convective bypass, thermal bridging are discussed in relation to Read more [...]

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    Build Your Own Solar Charger - 17 October 2020

    Date: 17 October 2020

    Time: 10:30 am to 4:00 pm

    Create your own portable solar charger from re-used materials able to power phones and USB devices Take your charger home at the end of the day All materials provided, including charging components Bring a friend and get 20% off 95% of public workshop attendees rated our course as ‘excellent’ or Read more [...]

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