Training and support for retrofit contractors and professionals

As part of our work to develop a market for deep retrofit in Greater Manchester we offer a range of training and support services for contractors and professionals.

EVENT: Carbon Co-op – Association for Environment Conscious Building Networking Event
26th March, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
LEAF, 113–115 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 6DW
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TRAINING: Eco-renovation for Builders
Friday, 5 April 2019 – Saturday, 6 April 2019
Bridge 5 Mill, 22a Beswick Street, Manchester M4 1HR
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CPD: Ventilation Systems – Design, Installation and Demand Control
Monday, 13 May 2019
Bridge 5 Mill, 22a Beswick Street, Manchester M4 1HR
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Other relevant retrofit training

WEBINAR: UK Construction (CarbonLite Retrofit module 3) with Bill Butcher
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm, Tuesday 19th March 2019
Bill Butcher of Green Building Store
Cost – £25.00 + VAT
This web tutorial, led by Bill Butcher, is based on Module 3 of the CarbonLite Retrofit online course.

TRAINING: Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)
16-17th & 24th May
Manchester College, Wythenshawe Campus, Manchester M22 9UE
The course is managed on behalf of CarbonLite trainers and the AECB by WARM Low Energy Building Practice.
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TRAINING: Cumbria Action for Sustainability
First Steps Retrofitting Buildings and Retrofitting for Energy Efficiency – Building Fabric

Evening courses in April and May 2019
South Lakeland District Council and Kendal College
For professionals and householders involved in retrofitting existing buildings. The courses are led by James Innerdale (Crosby Granger Architects).
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