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CoRE Retrofit Masterclasses: Building Services

Date: 21 November 2013 Time: 10.00 - 15.00
Location: Centre of Refurbishment Excellence, Normacot Road ST3 Stoke-on-Trent Cost: PHT members £148.07 + VAT, non members £156 + VAT

Energy consultants John Willoughby and Alan Clarke deliver a one day masterclass on retrofitting building services covering ventilation, heating, water heating, lighting and appliances. 

Session 1: Introduction

  • A fabric-first approach
  • Effects of changes in heat load and ventilation rate
  • Extent of building services

Session 2: Ventilation

  • Indoor pollutants and the need for ventilation
  • Ventilation criteria
  • Ventilation options – MEV, MVHR, natural ventilation

Session 3A: Heating – mains gas

  • Appliance and system efficiencies
  • Responsiveness and modulation
  • Time controls, temperature controls, boiler controls

Session 3B: Heating – off mains gas

  • Electric heating – on-peak; off-peak
  • Heat pumps – air source, ground source; exhaust air
  • Biomass stoves and boilers, oil and LPG

Session 4: Hot and cold water supply

  • Cost and use of hot and cold water
  • Options for reducing water use
  • Options for improving efficiency
  • Solar water heating

Session 5: Electrical services

  • Lighting
  • Appliances
  • PV

To book please visit CoRE

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