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First classroom course in 2021 – Inhouse course for TRUSTMARK

First classroom course in 2021 – Inhouse course for TRUSTMARK

The first Environment Study Centre in-person training course in 2021 has taken place at TRUSTMARK HQ in Basingstoke. Delivered by our expert Professor John Edwards, the one-day training course was on retrofitting homes for energy efficiency. Please contact us if you...

PAS2035 for Older Buildings – article by Prof John Edwards

PAS2035 for Older Buildings – article by Prof John Edwards

If you want to know how PAS2035 is applied to older buildings, read this: ‘Retrofitting traditional buildings for improved energy performance in the context of BSI PAS 2035’ has just been published in the Journal of Building Survey, Appraisal & Valuation Volume 9...

Westminster City Council – latest in-house training client

Westminster City Council – latest in-house training client

The Environment Study Centre are proud to provide expert in-house training to a range of organisations. This includes local authorities in places ranging from Gloucestershire and Lincolnshire to Westminster in the heart of London. It includes heritage bodies ranging...

Special offer worth over £100

Special offer worth over £100

When you book a place on either of our course on Damp in buildings or our 2-day Retrofit course you will receive free access to our webinars. This has a value of over £100.

Traditional Building Retrofit Certification

Traditional Building Retrofit Certification

Now for the first-time individuals working in retrofit roles are welcome into a building conservation certification scheme. The CIOB have established a number of roles which includes Retrofit Coordinator's, Retrofit Assessor's and Retrofit Designers which allows...

RICS Home Survey Standard – a new energy efficiency challenge

RICS Home Survey Standard – a new energy efficiency challenge

The RICS new Home Survey Standard (HSS) will come into force in December 2020 and will pose new challenges for RICS members where energy efficiency retrofit is concerned. The HSS has three levels of survey and for each one of them the surveyor needs to identify and...

Green Revolution – Opportunities for Retrofit Designers

Green Revolution – Opportunities for Retrofit Designers

The ‘green revolution’ and the imposition of PAS 2035: Retrofitting Dwellings for Improved Energy Efficiency Specification and Guidance,  means that there will be a much-increased demand for designers of retrofit works. Retrofit work to traditional buildings will be...

In-House Webinars

In-House Webinars

We can provide webinars in-house to suit your specific needs. Please look at the subject ranges in the list of the courses we offer and contact us to discuss your exact requirements