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Date:

Thursday 30 March

Time:

18:00 for a 18:30 start - 20:00

Venue:

The View, Worcestershire County Cricket Club, New Road, Worcester, WR2 4QQ

Cost:

£10.00 for non-members

Green Technologies: Selecting the right technology for the right application

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Rachel Dibben BSc and Solar PV Design Engineer at Perfect Green will be discussing the range of green technologies available and how to choose what works for you, including:

  • Why install renewable energy technologies?
  • How to choose the right technology for the right application
  • Legislation and incentives
  • Case studies

Rachel Dibben has a Renewable Energy Bsc degree from the University of Exeter, and she has worked in both sales and technical roles for a number of suppliers and installers of renewable energy including solar PV, solar thermal, air source and ground source heat pumps, biomass and CHP.

 

Building Regulations “Approved Documents” Updates

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Jim Goddard, Business Development Manager at Approved Design discusses building regulations updates, including:

  • Government scraps zero carbon homes and other buildings.
  • Local requirements for thermal efficiency of buildings.
  • The way forward for Part L and thermal efficiency of buildings.
  • Changes to and new Approved Documents, Parts M, G, H, Q and the new Part R.
  • The introduction of The Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products and Energy Information Regulations 2015 for ventilation units.
  • Changes to Competent Persons Scheme.


Jim Goddard
is the Business Development Manager for Approved Design Consultancy one of the first Approved Inspectors to receive a licence to act in the capacity of a Building Control Body. Jim has been in the Building Control industry for over 42 years and in that time has collected a wealth of knowledge in Building Regulations legislation and technical knowledge of the Approved Documents and their application to small, large commercial/residential projects including custodial sites.

Jim provides Building Regulations compliance talks around the country to Approved Design clients, professional institutions and also for the Construction Study Centre, a national construction and professionals training organisation.