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Sustainable Techniques for Refurbishment and Construction – 10 & 11/5/17


10-11 May 2017


09:00 – 16:00 on both days


Engineering, & Computing Building, Coventry University, Gulson Road, Coventry, CV1 2JH


SWM member Coventry City Council

The event

This is the first in a series of free workshops for Coventry & Warwickshire SMEs to adopt sustainable and low carbon technologies. This workshop is funded by ERDF and as such is free to SMEs based in Coventry and Warwickshire (eligibility will be confirmed at registration).  You may be interested in attending if you can answer yes to:

  • Are you planning on refurbishing your premises?
  • Interested in reducing the energy costs of your business?
  • Would like to know more about implementing lean procedures?
  • Would you like to discover more about grants available to fund your project?

This free two day workshop will provide an introduction into the techniques and technologies associated with energy efficiency refurbishment and give guidance on how to incorporate energy efficiency into all your business operations. Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to sustainable construction
  • Energy assessment techniques including energy audits, thermal imaging and air tightness testing
  • Energy efficient design principals including Passivhaus and building physics
  • Lean techniques: value stream management
  • Sustainable construction materials: thermal mass and best practice in insulation
  • Introduction to renewable technology and green energy
  • Tour of Coventry University buildings using sustainable technologies

Booking and further information

More information and registration is here.

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