Green Building Course: The Energy Efficient Home with Patrick Waterfield

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Wednesdays from 7th October  to 11th November | 7.00 - 9.00pm

€180 (10% reduction Cultivate and ÉASCA members) | To book call: 01-6745773

This course uses Patrick’s popular book, The Energy Efficient Home, as the core reading. By the end of this series participants will have the confidence and knowledge to make the big decisions in managing a new build or renovation. Dr Patrick Waterfield is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Energy Institute. He is the author of 14 conference and journal papers and numerous periodical/magazine articles.

Session 1 | Site and Built Form - Microclimate, Passive Solar Design

Session 2 | Construction and Renovation - Materials, Insulation and
U Values

Session 3 | Features and Elements - Windows and doors, extensions,
conservatories, sunrooms and attic conversions

Session 4 | Heating and Ventilation Systems - Hot Water, under floor heating, heat pumps and natural and mechanical ventilation

Session 5 | Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency - Solar thermal, solar PV, biomass, wind, lighting appliances and best use of

Session 6 | Energy Rating and Wider Environmental Issues - Water Saving, Recycling, Building Regulations and Energy Auditing