AECB News : Posts Tagged ‘retrofit training’

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Congratulations to our latest CarbonLite retrofit graduates!

Three more AECB members successfully complete our course. Congratulations to Anna Lewis, Mischa Hewitt and Elaine Butterworth who recently received their certificates.  They are now eligible to be featured on our website in our dedicated ‘Graduates of AECB CarbonLite retrofit training’ area here. They will also have the certification logo displayed on their listing in our Member Directory. Anna Lewis is an AECB member from North Wales .  She joined the course with a view to retrofitting her own home and is currently involved in building a Passivhaus new build with her husband who is a Passivhaus consultant.  Anna was » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on October 27th, 2017

Free retrofit coordinator training in Wales.

Funding available for training in Cardiff thanks to Construction Wales Innovation Centre. Our partner organisation, Osmosis are delighted to advise that the Retrofit Academy’s renowned Retrofit Coordinator Diploma is running in Cardiff this summer – and eligible organisations can attend absolutely free. This is thanks to funding from the Construction Wales Innovation Centre (CWIC). It is a six-day course, totalling 48 hours of expert-led learning focused on delivering high quality retrofit projects. The course has been attended by hundreds of built environment and housing professionals since 2014, and usually costs £2000 plus VAT.  For full information about the course, please » Read More

Posted in General News on June 15th, 2017

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Now is the time to build real competence in retrofit.

How to avoid the problems caused by sub-standard retrofit work The recently published Each Home Counts (“Bonfield”) Report highlighted the problems caused by sub-standard retrofit work. It was no surprise to those of us who have been involved in the sector. In fact, for many AECB members, it will have been hard to avoid saying ‘told you so’! Whilst a big part of the problem has been the structure of the funding and the involvement of the energy companies, many of the defects in retrofit projects are in fact the result of a lack of supply-chain knowledge and skills. The » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on February 1st, 2017

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Experienced architect and certified Passivhaus designer give thumbs up to our retrofit training

Meet the students and find out why they are recommending our retrofit training We are excited to be preparing certificates for students who have now come to the end of their retrofit training. Other students have chosen to do the course over a longer period of time which is proving just how adaptable the training can be when students lead busy lives. We caught up with some students to find out a bit more about them, their experience of the course and most importantly, how it will help them. Margaret, an Architect in practice for 33 years, has been involved » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on November 15th, 2016

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