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Green Building Course: The Energy Efficient Home with Patrick Waterfield

Wednesdays from Oct 3rd to Nov 7th | 7.30 - 9.30pm

€180 (10% reduction for Village and ÉASCA members)

In association with The Village and ÉASCA

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 | Wednesday Oct 3rd
Site and Built Form - Microclimate, Passive Solar Design

Session 2 | Wednesday Oct 10th
Construction and Renovation - Materials, Insulation and
U Values

Session 3 | Wednesday Oct 17th
Features and Elements - Windows and doors, extensions,
conservatories, sunrooms and attic conversions

Session 4 | Wednesday Oct 24th
Heating and Ventilation Systems - Hot Water, under floor heating, heat pumps and natural and mechanical ventilation

Session 5 | Wednesday Oct 31st
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency - Solar thermal, solar PV, biomass, wind, lighting appliances and best use of
daylight

Session 6 | Wednesday Nov 7th
Energy Rating and Wider Environmental Issues - Water Saving, Recycling, Building Regulations and Energy Auditing

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