Heating Your Home Course

This Course has been designed specifically for Self Builders and Home Renovators and explores the latest options in heat and energy sources, both renewable and conventional systems.

Our Heating Your Home 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 'Plant Room' within our fantastic Renovation House where you can watch the theory come to life.

Delivered on Zoom, over three 2 hour modules, this online 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 Renovation Projects.


 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.

Heating Your Home Virtual Course Dates

Tuesday 7th, 14th & 21st July, and 1 hour Q&A on 28th July 2020

Each session runs from 7pm - 9pm.

Advanced booking required - Book your tickets here

What will the course cover?

Theory Session:

  • Defining and Designing Heating & Ventilation Systems
  • Jargon Busting – including: Types of Technologies, Plumbing Systems & Dealing with Trades
  • Energy Sources, Fuel Costs & Relative Efficiency
  • Legislation & Efficiency Drivers
  • Innovation & The Future

Interactive Experience with:

  • Heat Sources (including Boilers, Air Source & Ground Source Heat Pumps)
  • Ventilation Systems (including MVHR)
  • Underfloor Heating & Radiators
  • Electric Generation (including Photovoltaic Systems)

In addition to the three 2 hour modules, all delegates will receive:

  • Access to an exclusive 1 hour 'Helpdesk Live' follow-up session with Dave to answer any questions you may have following the course session on Tuesday 28th July.
  • Exclusive access to recordings of all three sessions.
  • The comprehensive course slides & notes as a pdf.

On registration you will be sent your personal invitation and link to the Zoom sessions.

We would recommend creating a (free) account with Zoom in advance, if you do not already have one.

Refund Policy - The Heating your Home Course

Cost of course per person: £59 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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