Retrofitting Internal Wall Insulation - Bristol

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If you are based in Bath and North East Somerset or carry out much of your work in the area you are likely to be eligible for a 75% discount for the cost of this training. Please contact the Energy at Home Trade Support team on 0800 038 5688 to book and qualify for the discount.

Retrofitting internal wall insulation - a solution or a problem waiting to appear?

  • What are the condensation risks associated with internal wall insulation (IWI)?
  • How can we avoid building in problems for the future such as interstitial condensation?
  • Which is better - natural or synthetic wall insulation?
  • What are the options with solid wall buildings in conservation areas?

Join us to investigate these questions and:
- explore both the theory and practical aspects of improving our existing buildings
- with live demos and practice of installing various insulation materials

With much of the activity in the construction industry focusing on improving the performance of existing buildings and The Green Deal encouraging the retrofitting of wall insulation (both internal and external), questions are now being asked as to the effectiveness of this approach.

This one-day seminar, is split into a morning of theory and an afternoon of practical workshops, allowing delegates a hands-on experience of IWI installation.

After a brief introduction by Green Register director Lucy Pedler who will identify some of the potential problems with IWI installation on existing buildings, Lucy will then present the options for IWI materials – both natural and synthetic and discuss the pros and cons of both types of insulation.  Niall Crosson of Ecological Building Systems will explain the building physics of moisture movement in buildings. Understanding these principles is essential before making any decisions about what measure to take when considering retrofitting wall insulation.

After the break, two sessions will see Dean Owen of Knauf and Matthew Wellesley Smith of NBT present further IWI options and case studies, and share some practical experiences.

This will be followed by Helen Jackson of Bristol City Council Energy Service, discussing the Warm Up Bristol retrofit initiative.

There are two practical demonstrations in the afternoon – one using Wood fibre insulation and one from Knauf insulation who supply, amongst other materials, glass mineral and XPS insulation IWI.

Delegates then get a chance to try out the products themselves with instruction from the speakers. 

Please see the below video of a previous IWI event:

HUGE DISCOUNT AVAILABLE!

If you are based in Bath and North East Somerset or carry out much of your work in the area you are likely to be eligible for a 75% discount for the cost of this training.  Please contact the Energy at Home Trade Support team on 0800 038 5688 to book and qualify for the discount..

What have our delegates said about Green Register seminars?

“A great combination of information from basics to detailed application!  A very useful overview and introduction”
“Excellent introduction to very interesting materials”
“A great understanding and awareness of materials, with its applications and advantages”

SPECIAL OFFER - BOOK 3 PLACES FOR THE PRICE OF 2!

Book 3 places at this event and get the 3rd place free. Book your places online as normal and we will deduct the cost of the 3rd place once your booking is received.

When
February 12th, 2015 9:00 AM   through   5:00 PM
Location
City of Bristol College
Ashley Down Road
Bristol, BST BS7 9BU
United Kingdom

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Event Fee(s)
Member Full rate £ 99.00
Non-member Full rate £ 135.00
Member Full rate £ 99.00
Student member rate (proof required) £ 49.50
Non-member Full rate £ 135.00
Student non-member rate (proof required) £ 67.50

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