Heating Your Home Course

This course has been designed specifically for Self Builders and Renovators and explores the latest options in Heat & Energy sources – both Renewable & Conventional systems.

This jargon-busting one day session is packed full of useful tips and advice. Starting with the basics, before delving into the detail of each option, this course will allow you to make key decisions during your project and allow you to engage with the key trades from an informed and confident position. You will discuss the most common processes for ordering new heating systems and what might be the typical costs.

Understand how you can best achieve your outcomes; be it to reduce your energy bills, future proof your building, reduce your carbon footprint or simply create a comfortable environment for your family.


“The course was very informative, but you also made it an enjoyable and interesting day. I feel much better prepared to be making decisions regarding my house building project.”

The NSBRC Guide to Heating Your Home Dates

  • 23rd November 2019
  • 15th February 2020
  • 24th April 2020
  • 5th June 2020
  • 14th August 2020
  • 18th September 2020

Advanced booking required

For further information call 0345 2234455 or click here to register your interest and we will be in touch to arrange your booking

Course Topics:

Heat & Energy Basics

  • The pros & cons of various solutions & designs
  • What standards are you expected to meet (Building Regulations)
  • What is possible (Passiv Haus)
  • Gas or no Gas?
  • Comparative fuel costs and Government incentives
  • What is safe for you to do and what’s best left to the experts


Fabric First - How to calculate a systems ‘payback’ period

  • Heat Loss and Air Tightness
  • Cold Spaces < Heat Loss
  • Solar Gain Modelling

Different Solutions

  • Boilers & Radiators
  • Ground & Air Source Heat Pumps
  • Underfloor Heating
  • Mechanical Ventilation & Heat Recovery
  • Biomass
  • Combined Heat & Power
  • Solar Thermal
  • Solar PV


Build your knowledge, reduce your bills!

For further information call 0345 2234455 or click here to register your interest and we will be touch to arrange your booking

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