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May 2021

SW Branch & HE – Damp, Timber Decay, and Sustainability Conference

4 May - 14:00 - 15:45
Free

For conservation professionals, the association of damp with timber decay needs no introduction. These are the familiar consequences of poor maintenance and ill-considered alterations. However, the need to reduce heat loss and carbon emissions is posing new challenges for the management of moisture in older buildings. A roof structure, for example, will become colder if heat transfer from the rooms below is reduced, leading to greater risk of condensation, mould growth and timber decay. Ventilation may not always be beneficial.…

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OUDCE – Thinking of Consultancy

5 May - 10:00 - 6 May - 12:30
£225

Thinking of consultancy is a short course for those thinking of a change in career. Many archaeologists start their careers with fieldwork, some moving into development control and local government, others to academia, some to consultancy. This course looks at the demands and work of a consultant, the range of job types and the variety of instructions from desk-based assessments to expert witness presentations at Public Inquiry, in the County and Crown Courts. Intended for those thinking of a change…

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ESC – Energy Efficiency Measures for Older and Traditional Buildings: 2 day course – Level 3 Award Qualification

6 May - 09:00 - 7 May - 17:00
£495

Over one third of UK buildings are traditional – that is according to the definition of a traditional building defined in BSI PAS 2035: 2019: Specification for the energy retrofit of domestic buildings. These buildings are different to modern buildings and need to be treated differently. The Environment Study Centre has teamed up with the CITB and specialist building consultancy Edwards Hart to develop this unique  2-day course that delivers a real qualification in energy efficiency retrofit. It is also the only…

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Orchard Barn – Oak Roof Construction Course

10 May - 09:30 - 14 May - 16:00
Orchard Barns Ringshall, IP14 2LY United Kingdom + Google Map
£625

Learn how to construct a clasp purlin roof using traditional methods, tools and trees Discover and practice traditional carpentry techniques Gain experience of laying out and cutting a frame from scale plans and drawings Work with locally sourced green oak timbers Get involved in the construction of our vernacular style building - the reinstatement of our 1580 Long House Work in a small group to build a roof frame Experience our off-grid site (no power tools) Learn how to use…

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CIOB – Understanding Building Conservation

10 May - 09:30 - 11 May - 16:30
£495

This 2-day course provides an introduction to building conservation and will have both a UK and international focus and delivered through the ICOMOS (International Council On Monuments and Sites) Training and Education Guideline outputs but in a proportionate way. It will also be delivered in the context of the latest British Standard BS 7913: 2013: Guide to the Conservation of Historic Buildings and include sustainability and energy efficiency. This Standard is the only UK wide authoritative guide to the conservation…

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NHIG – Site Dismantling & Fixing

12 May - 12:00 - 13:30

Removing and reinstating ironwork will always have an impact, but how can we minimise that impact, act responsibly and safely, and avoid further complications? This webinar will look at the issues involved in dismantling ironwork on site and fixing it back in again, giving an overview of potential approaches, tackling typical problems and offering some solutions, including: Methods of removing iron from stonework Options for fixing ironwork into stone Safe practice working with lead Using heat on site Who is…

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IHBC Mate Session

12 May - 14:00 - 17:00

You are invited to attend an online IHBC Membership Application Training Event (MATE). This will last approximately 3 hours. This MATE will be led by Ramona Usher/Sean O'Reilly/Fiona Newton. How will the online MATE work? The format is similar to the familiar in person MATE, helping you to understand the IHBc Application process and how best to complete your application. The MATE will be delivered through GoToMeeting. Log in details will be provided closer to the event. GoTo Meeting is…

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ESC – Energy Efficiency Measures for Older and Traditional Buildings: 2 day course – Level 3 Award Qualification

17 May - 09:00 - 18 May - 17:00
£495

Over one third of UK buildings are traditional – that is according to the definition of a traditional building defined in BSI PAS 2035: 2019: Specification for the energy retrofit of domestic buildings. These buildings are different to modern buildings and need to be treated differently. The Environment Study Centre has teamed up with the CITB and specialist building consultancy Edwards Hart to develop this unique  2-day course that delivers a real qualification in energy efficiency retrofit. It is also the only…

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National Planning Summit 2021

18 May - 19 May

Central Government and local neighbourhoods alike are pressing for higher quality designed buildings, schemes that reflect the needs of communities and more sustainable place making. This pressure on the planning sector is compounded by the need to tackle the nation’s ongoing housing crisis and an increasing number of environmental issues and considerations affecting new developments. Planners today must understand their role in helping deliver on the nation’s carbon neutral targets through a greater understanding of how technological and social trends…

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Restoration Week in Italy

24 May - 26 May

The conference is organised by Assorestauro and Fiere di Ferrara and will launch the events Restauro in Tour and Restoration Week. Restauro in Tour, is a show dedicated to restoration of cultural heritage, architecture, conservation and sees the participation of leading Italian companies in the sector. Every day ‘business to business’ meetings will bring together specialised companies and experts, guests and international delegates while the conference rooms will host international meetings, workshops and seminars. The event will take place in Bari at…

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