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    Towards Zero Plastic in Construction

    Date: 2 December 2020 - 9 December 2020

    Time: 4:30 am to 6:30 pm

    The Green Register and Changing Streams are pleased to present a two-part course which will enable companies to play a key role in reducing plastic and carbon. Expert trainers Leo Aspden, Changing Streams, and Dr Wendy Jones, University of Liverpool and Changing Streams, will present two live online workshops with a focus on interactive learning Read more [...]

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    Building Physics: The Key Issues Explained

    Date: 7 December 2020

    Time: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

    The art and science of building physics is a term that describes an understanding of how buildings respond to moisture, heat, light and air movement. This concept, together with ‘The Whole House’ approach, looks at buildings in a holistic way and how one measure can affect other measures. By bringing Read more [...]

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    Integrating Building Services

    Date: 11 December 2020

    Time: 8:30 am to 11:30 am

    Rob Edwardes, director of GR Edwardes – Electrical, Plumbing and Renewable Energy contractors – will explain that the goal is not about ‘quick wins’ but to reduce overall kWhr consumption. The first part of the session covers the schematics and characteristics of common technologies of heating systems and includes: Different types of Read more [...]

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    Passivhaus Series: 1. Fundamentals of Passivhaus

    Date: 12 January 2021

    Time: 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm

    The Green Register and AECB CarbonLite are pleased to be working together to provide four half-day technical sessions on the Passivhaus principles. These half-day sessions offer insight into all the main principles i.e. what makes a good low energy, comfortable building based on the Passivhaus standard. The training is ideal for architects and other Read more [...]

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    An Introduction to Sustainable Building Practices

    Date: 13 January 2021

    Time: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

    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 & Read more [...]