An Introduction to Sustainable Building Practices

Event Category: Lecture, Lecture,Seminar, Lecture,Training course, Networking event, Training course, Training course,Workshop and WorkshopEvent Tags: Conservation

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    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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