30th October, 2013

In the third of CoRE's Retrofit Masterclass series, CoRE Fellows John Willoughby and Alan Clarke bring their significant industry expertise to deliver a full day masterclass on Building Services. All aspects will be covered including Ventilation, Heating, Hot and Cold Water Supply and Electrical Services.  65 ex VAT for CoRE members, 130 ex VAT standard price.

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

Source: CoRE

At the Retrofit Summit on 05 December at the Business Design Centre - David Pierpoint, Chief Executive of Centre for Refurbishment Excellence (CoRE) will be joined by a panel of industry experts from Knauf Insulation, the Technology Strategy Board and Institute for Sustainability to discuss making retrofit work at scale and what's already being done, where we are still falling apart and how we can engender a retrofit revolution.

To view the full conference programme or to book tickets to the Retrofit Summit, CLICK HERE.

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