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April 2021

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

12 April - 09:00 - 13 April - 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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EURAC – SBE21 Heritage Conference: Renovating Historic Buildings for a Low-Carbon Built Heritage

14 April - 16 April
Bolzano/Bozen Italy Italy + Google Map

Universally recognised as emblems of many cities, historic buildings account for a quarter of Europe’s existing construction. Retrofitting such buildings presents many opportunities for reducing carbon emissions but can also present many challenges for preserving historic and aesthetic traits and as such, particular and specific care is vital. Given the unique character of each building, standard energy saving measures are often not viable. Instigating interdisciplinary procedures for renovation and developing affordable and efficient technologies which are compatible with conservation needs are essential for…

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Orchard Barn – Wattle and Daub Course

16 April - 10:00 - 16:00
Orchard Barns Ringshall, IP14 2LY United Kingdom + Google Map
£110

Wattle and Daub course at Orchard Barn Interested in heritage building practices and constructing walls that are deep green and use free locally sourced materials? Suitable for complete beginners and professionals in the conservation field Largely practical with some theory and history Learn where to source materials Assess clay and subsoil qualities Work with coppiced woodland material Construct a wattle panel Learn how to use traditional greenwood working equipment - shave horse, draw knife, side axe

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CifA – Annual Conference 2021

21 April - 23 April

CIfA is delighted to announce that our annual conference will be hosted exclusively online from Wednesday, 21 April - Friday, 23 April 2021. IHBC members receive a discount which can be found on the booking and registration page. CIfA2021 will incorporate keynote addresses, wide-ranging sessions and training workshops in a virtual forum and will discuss current professional issues, showcase new developments, and present research in archaeology and the wider heritage sector. Our conference is the premier professional archaeological conference in the UK, and…

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CIOB – Conservation Conference – Balancing Heritage and Sustainability

21 April - 09:00 - 17:30
£35

The theme of our 2021 annual CIOB Conservation Conference is highly topical, as it focusses on sustainability in relation to heritage and traditional (pre-1919) buildings and dealing with Climate Change. This virtual conference will engage the audience to explore not just what has been achieved but what needs to be done in the future - and how this might be possible to achieve these aims.  All too often the potential for improving the environmental performance of our heritage and traditional…

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IHBC Mate Session

21 April - 14:00 - 17:00
Free

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 – Building Pathology

22 April - 10:00 - 23 April - 16:00
£495

A forensic approach to inspecting, investigating and problem-solving in buildings and finding solutions. This 2-day course provides the essential principles and practices of building pathology and the principles of building failure. It will describe the inspection process as well as monitoring and the equipment that is necessary along with the level of competencies required. It will focus on looking for the symptoms of problems externally and internally including the effects of use and the environment, including the changing environment due…

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

26 April - 09:00 - 27 April - 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 – Timber Frame Restoration Skills Course

26 April - 09:30 - 28 April - 16:00
Orchard Barns Ringshall, IP14 2LY United Kingdom + Google Map
£375

Timber Frame Restoration Skills course at Orchard Barn Discover why old buildings get damp and how to remedy it Understand why timber frame buildings need to breathe Get to grips with the lime cycle and how to use lime mortar for repointing and lime render for repairs Learn how key components of a traditional timber frame and how to assess the condition of old timbers Make informed choices when discussing repair schedule Save money by learning how to undertake some…

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PKHT – Architectural Conservation CPD: Design and Retrofit on the Gannochy Estate

28 April - 12:30 - 13:30
£16.47

The first session in a 6-part CPD programme provides a local example of retrofitting traditional properties for the 21st Century in-line with conservation guidance and principles. Delivered by The Gannochy Trust’s Estates Manager Andy Duncan, this session also includes Gannochy’s new build housing projects where traditional design philosophies are inspiring the next generation of social housing. Whether you are starting out in a buildings related career, looking to refresh your conservation knowledge, encounter historic buildings as part of your work…

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