The New Low Energy Guides for Homes – breakfast sessions for busy professionals - Bristol

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Join us for the latest details on Building Services, good practice on site, thermal bridging, SAP assessment and compliance with Building Regulations Part L1A.

Be one of the first to use the ZCH’s new sustainable building guides:

  • Superbly illustrated Sustainable Building booklets
  • Suitable for builders and other construction professionals
  • Learn how to improve the quality of your company’s new homes or extensions and make better decisions on site and in design

The guides have been produced to address the top issues arising from reviews of twenty-seven live building sites in UK and produced in collaboration with FMB, LABC, NHBC, CITB, HBF and more.

This session gives an introduction to these accessible new publications with clear drawings of best practice detailing:

  • Construction details craftsmanship
  • Thermal Bridging and its effects
  • Good practice of Building Services in new homes
  • Basic introduction to the SAP Assessment Process
  • Event held 07.30 - 09.30 so that delegates can go straight to their workplace afterwards
  • Breakfast served
  • Copies of all guides for those attending
  • Speakers include Rob PannellTom Dollard, Luke Whale, and Gary Nicholls.

Costs are £35 for TGR members and £49 for non members.

More details about the session...

To introduce the Guides, Rob Pannell will explain why they were created and will look at performance gap research.

Tom Dollard, architect and head of sustainable design at Pollard Thomas Edwards architects, will discuss how the quality and comfort of buildings can be enhanced by good practice on site, as well as, the impact that the correct design and installation of Building Services can have on performance of newly built homes.

Luke Whale, Managing Director at C4Ci Limited, will outline the Key Points and Purpose of the Thermal Bridging Guide.

Gary Nicholls from Briary Energy will explain the impact of the SAP assessment process and the information required by the assessor and Building Control in order to achieve compliance with certain aspects of Building Regulations Part L1A.

Andrew Orriss, Sales Director for SIG360 Technical Centre, will round up by expanding on the real world experience of using the guides.


7:30 - Registration and breakfast served
7.45 - Rob Pannell - CITB Tiles/E-Stik programme 
7:55 - Tom Dollard -  Builders Book and Services Guide - Key Points and Purpose
8:25 - Luke Whale - Thermal Bridging Guide - Key Points and Purpose
8:45 - Gary Nicholls - SAP Guide - Key Points and Purpose
9:00 - Andrew Orriss - Real world experience of using the guides
9.10 - Q&A Session - Gathering Feedback - Networking
9:30 - Close of Session

What have our delegates said about Green Register seminars?

"All was useful, in depth and interesting – stimulating the mind!"
"Excellent coverage for both established Green Register members and novices"
“A great combination of information from basics to detailed application!  A very useful overview and introduction”


Book your places online as normal and we will deduct the cost of the 3rd place once your booking is received. This offer may not be used in conjunction with other offers.

This event is held with support from SIG360 Technical Centre

May 5th, 2016 7:30 AM   to   9:30 AM
Create Centre
Smeaton Road
Bristol, BS1 6XN
United Kingdom

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Event Fee(s)
Members £ 35.00
Non-Members £ 49.00

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