Free book on traditional building retrofit

Free book on traditional building retrofit

When you attend the SQA CITB 2-day Level 3 Award course in the energy efficiency retrofit of traditional buildings you will receive this free handbook. The next course takes place on the 2nd and 3rd September in London. Whilst as well as covering the basics in the...
New Retrofit Guide for Traditional Buildings

New Retrofit Guide for Traditional Buildings

The Institute for Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) has recently published its first guidance on retrofitting buildings. Authored by our tutor in retrofit Professor John Edwards, the guidance promotes an holistic approach to improving the energy efficiency of...
PAS2035 – NEW STANDARDS FOR RETROFIT

PAS2035 – NEW STANDARDS FOR RETROFIT

BSI have recently published official guidance that will set the standard for retrofitting UK homes. Environment Study Centre courses in retrofit will now feature PAS 2035. There is also a requirement for some of those retrofitting traditional buildings to hold the SQA...

Insulation: Floors

Insulating Solid Ground Floors The energy saving resulting from insulating solid ground floors can in many cases be of marginal benefit when the cost and disruption to the building fabric are considered. Insulating other building elements is likely to produce greater...