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Improving energy performance of historic buildings

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About the course
This course is aimed at homeowners, architects, surveyors and others interested in improving the energy efficiency of historic buildings and will cover:

Context and drivers for reducing the energy use in buildings

End users priorities and the need to understand the building

Insulating and other energy saving measures and their impact on the building performance

Research, building standards and regulations

Grants, carrots and sticks

Read more information about the course here

About the tutor
James Innerdale is an experienced Conservation Architect and trainer, specialising in the repair, conservation and adaptation of historic buildings. He deals with as aspects of historic building project management, clients including domestic home owners, places of worship and the National Trust. James has also provided heritage skills training for a range of organisations including Historic England, The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB), Cumbria Action for Sustainability, the North of England Civic Trust, the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. Courses include training for homeowners, building professionals and contractors, including presentations and practical demonstrations as well as walk and talks.

Location: Quaker Meeting House, Settle, BD24 9DZ
Date: 27 January 2018  
Time: 9.30am-4.00pm
Booking: Pre booking is essential. For further information and booking please contact
Or complete and return the booking form.

This course is part of Stories in Stone, a four-year programme of community and heritage projects that has been developed by the Ingleborough Dales Landscape Partnership with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. You can find out more about the Stories in Stone project here.

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