Our brand new Renovation Masterclass is delivered by David Hilton, NSBRC Helpdesk Expert. David is an authority in sustainable building and energy efficiency, with extensive knowledge in building fabrics and heating systems and has completed extensive renovations to his own family home.
The course combines both classroom style and practical sessions – making use of the NSBRC’s fantastic Renovation House – to help bring the theory to life.
We are expecting this brand new course to be very popular. The day covers many key subjects including:
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