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The NSBRC Guide to Heating Your Home – Online Training Course

Friday 22nd & 29th May, and 5th June 2020 – Each session runs from 11am for 2 hours.

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.

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.

“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.”

Book through Graven Hill and receive an extra 10% discount when using the code: ‘ExhibitorOffer’


22nd May 2020 @ 11:00 am
5th June 2020 @ 1:00 pm
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The National Self Build & Renovation Centre
NSBRC - Online


The National Self Build & Renovation Centre

Dave HiltonDavid 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.  

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)

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