The NSBRC Guide to Renovation Projects

Our Renovation Course is delivered by NSBRC Helpdesk Expert, David Hilton. David is an authority in sustainable building and energy efficiency, with extensive knowledge in building fabrics and heating systems.

As part of the course, David will also guide you through the NSBRC’s own fantastic Renovation House where you can watch the theory come to life.

This course is delivered by experienced expert, David Hilton. David has been involved at the NSBRC for many years and also presents our Eco Workshops and the NSBRC Guide to Heating Your Home.

 David is an authority in sustainable building and energy efficiency with extensive   knowledge in building fabrics, heating systems, heat recovery ventilation,   renewables and conventional heating systems. David has a Masters degree in   Sustainable Architecture, is a fully qualified renewables, Gassafe installer, trainer   and has 30 years experience in the industry. David has completed several of his   own renovation projects and enjoys helping others do the same.

Renovation Projects Course Dates

New dates coming soon!

What will the course cover?

Building Regulations & Legislation

  • Planning (when is it needed) and Permitted Development Rights
  • Party Wall Act
  • Budgeting & VAT

Cracking, Subsidence & Structural Repairs

  • Characteristics of different building materials
  • Identifying causes of cracking and masonry failures and subsidence
    replacing doors & windows

Building Systems & Fabrics

  • Insulation: thermal & acoustic
  • Building materials
    Extensions, Loft & Basement Conversions

Services

  • Heating & Water
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Airtightness & Ventilation

Refund Policy - The Renovation Course

Cost of course per person: £165 gbp (VAT inclusive).

If you are unable to attend the course after booking, we can transfer your place to another course date if you notify us at least a week before the event (subject to availability). Please notify us as soon as possible.

Please note that we will issue a full refund if you notify us up to 7 days prior to the event start date, if you notify us after this time your payment will be non-refundable.

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