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Environment Study Centre at Retrofit Leaders Forum

Environment Study Centre at Retrofit Leaders Forum

Professor John Edwards, one of the UK’s leading retrofit experts, yesterday attended the Retrofit Leaders Forum at the RICS. Communicating best practice and developing ideas on how the UK can address its climate change emergency with retrofit, was the aim of this...

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...

A quality mark for our training – IHBC approved

A quality mark for our training – IHBC approved

The Environment Study Centre is now approved by the Institute for Historic Building Conservation (IHBC). This adds to the other credentials that we have. We are regulated by the RICS, a Training Partner of the CIOB, deliver training in partnership with CITB’s National...

FREE Retrofit Courses

FREE Retrofit Courses

The Environment Study Centre have teamed up with CITB, Edwards Hart Consultants, Cadw and the Construction Wales Innovation Centre (CWIC) to deliver two day retrofit courses that provide a qualification in the energy efficiency and retrofit of traditional buildings...