Heating Your Home Course

Build your knowledge...Reduce your bills!

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.

This one day 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 Course Dates

Next available dates:

Advanced booking is required.

Virtual Courses are £85.00 / In-person Courses are £165.00 per booking.

For further information please call 0345 223 4455 or click here to register your interest in future events.

“This course was superb, a masterclass from start to finish. Dave's knowledge is encyclopaedic and he shared it with such enthusiasm (and humour!) - who knew that heating could be such fun?! Thanks everyone, this course could not have been any better, it was an education in itself, all we needed to know and far far more.” 

“Excellent course, loads of information and well delivered!” 


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)


“Dave was brilliant, that's it!” June, 2020

Refund Policy - The Heating your Home Course

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

Cost of course per person on virtual courses: £85 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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