Retrofit Insulation Masterclass

Being able to identify problems and understand the implications of retrofit insulation defects is now critically important for any building surveyor. Poor design and delivery of retrofit insulation to solid-walled buildings has led to problems in both building fabric and occupant wellbeing.

With more and more homeowners, landlords and tenants looking to improve thermal performance of older buildings, our retrofit insulation masterclass is designed to ensure that you understand the retrofit process, can identify what work retrofitters have taken, the potential unintended consequences and how they should be remedied.

Open to both PCA members and non-members alike, this intensive masterclass can be taken on its own or in conjunction with other courses in our moisture management suite. To find out more or to ask any questions, contact us on 01480 400 000 or contact us online.

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Who is the retrofit insulation masterclass for?

Our retrofit insulation masterclass will be of interest and benefit to anyone who works with or has an interest in existing buildings including surveyors and building professionals, landlords, property managers, contractors, architects, local authorities and housing associations involved in planning or dealing with retrofit insulation in any way.

How is the course structured?

This is online course is divided into four main areas.  Topics covered include:

Section 1 - Context
  • Challenges of retrofit
  • Regulations and safeguards
  • Risks and unintended consequences
Section 2 – Principles of Retrofit
  • Building and moisture assessment
  • Design and application
  • Use and maintenance
Section 3 - Details of Retrofit
  • External Wall Insulation
  • Internal Wall Insulation
  • Common problems: identification, sources and solutions
Section 4 - Practice
  • Whole Building Approach
  • Case studies and practical work
  • Resources and guidance

Benefits of our retrofit insulation masterclass

  • The ability to deal with poorly installed retrofit insulation problems is now more critical than ever
  • A clear understanding of the implications of retrofit insulations and its impact on other defects
  • The drive to make homes more energy efficient will also result in your skill-set being more in-demand than ever before.
  • Choose how your training is delivered whether that is at our dedicated training facility, or via our in-house training solutions
Summary: Dates and fees
Duration:2 Half Day Sessions- 9:30am-1:00pm
When:25th-26th January 2022
Fees:Members: £195+ VAT, non-members: £250+ VAT

Please note that there are a limited number of places on each training course and places can only be reserved with full payment.  Please check back here for additional dates as they are announced.

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If you would like to gain the knowledge required to identify and remedy retrofit insulation problems then enrolling in our masterclass will provide everything you need to get started applying these skills in the real world.

To discuss any aspect of the course with us then simply call 01480 400 000 or complete our online enquiry form. Alternatively, to book your space now, download and complete our online booking form today.

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    Complete moisture management training

    Our retrofit insulation training can be taken on its own or in conjunction with our other moisture management suite of courses. Other courses you may be interested in attending include:

    A Diagnostic Approach to Condensation and Mould

    Develop the skills, knowledge and experience required to understand a clients condensation and mould problems.

    Evaluating ventilation in existing buildings

    Aimed at those who wish to become more knowledgeable regarding the surveying of dampness related problems.

    Residential ventilation masterclass

    A detailed look at retrofit ventilation systems, fans, machanical solutions and the associated industry regulations.

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