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The NSBRC Guide to Renovation Projects

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The National Self Build & Renovation Centre

Lydiard Fields

Great Western Way

Swindon

SN5 8UB

United Kingdom

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The NSBRC are pleased to present a one-day course for home renovators.

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Our Renovation Course is delivered by NSBRC Helpdesk Expert, David Hilton. David is an authority in sustainable building and energy efficiency, with extensive knowledge in building fabrics and heating systems.

As part of the course, David will also guide you through the NSBRC’s own fantastic Renovation House where you can watch the theory come to life.

David has been involved at the NSBRC for many years and regularly presents our Eco Workshops and the NSBRC Guide to Heating Your Home.

David is an authority in sustainable building and energy efficiency with extensive knowledge in building fabrics, heating systems, heat recovery ventilation, renewables and conventional heating systems. David has a Masters degree in Sustainable Architecture, is a fully qualified renewables, Gassafe installer, trainer and has 30 years experience in the industry. He has completed several of his own renovation projects and enjoys helping others do the same.

What will the course cover?

Building Regulations & Legislation

  • Planning (when is it needed) and Permitted Development Rights
  • Party Wall Act
  • Budgeting & VAT

Damp Proofing

  • Dealing with Dampness, Condensation & Mould in Properties
  • Symptoms & Causes
  • Repairing & Rectifying

Cracking, Subsidence & Structural Repairs

  • Characteristics of different building materials
  • Identifying causes of cracking and masonry failures and subsidence
  • replacing doors & windows

Building Systems & Fabrics

  • Insulation: thermal & acoustic
  • Building materials
  • Extensions, Loft & Basement Conversions

Services

  • Heating & Water
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Airtightness & Ventilation

Renovation Projects Course Dates

Next available dates:

  • Friday 11th September (9:00 - 17:00)
  • Saturday 5th December (9:00 - 17:00)

Advanced booking required.

For further information please call 0808 164 392.

Refund Policy - The Renovation Course

Cost of course per person: £165 gbp (VAT inclusive).

If you are unable to attend the course after booking, we can transfer your place to another course date if you notify us at least a week before the event (subject to availability). Please notify us as soon as possible.

Please note that we will issue a full refund if you notify us up to 7 days prior to the event start date, if you notify us after this time your payment will be non-refundable.

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The National Self Build & Renovation Centre

Lydiard Fields

Great Western Way

Swindon

SN5 8UB

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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