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    Sustainable Building & Services - the introductory course11/12/2008 • 09:00
    2 days
    Roots and Shoots,
    Walnut Tree Walk, London, SE11 6DN
    The two-day introductory course run several times a year by The GreenRegister in various locations across the UK - this course leads toGreen Register membership. Click on the 'View General Event Information' link at the top of this page for more details

     Learn about the key issues surrounding sustainable construction including new legislation
     Choose from a range of in-depth workshops relevant to your profession
     Meet other like minded individuals and exchange experiences
    Sustainable construction is no longer viewed as an ‘alternative’ method of building, but is increasingly being considered a fundamental approach to the way we design and construct our buildings. There is a great deal to learn and with new legislation being introduced at an ever-increasing pace, the challenge is to keep abreast of new developments and remain competitive. The Green Register’s two-day course provides an ideal, compact opportunity for delegates to learn about the essential issues surrounding sustainable building practices and to network with like-minded individuals across a range of disciplines. Completion of this course is a requirement for those wishing to apply for Green Register membership.
    Day One – an overview
    The day starts with an introduction to The Green Register and an overview of current global problems. Sessions then follow on Relevant Legislation; The External Envelope including Healthy Interiors; Sustainable Water in the UK and Low Carbon Technologies Parts 1 and 2.
    Day Two – in-depth sessions
    The second day provides an ideal opportunity for delegates to learn about subjects that are relevant to their profession and skills. They will choose four workshops from the following: Life Cycle Analysis, Rainwater Harvesting and Greywater Recycling, Low Carbon Technologies in Depth, Sustainable Drainage Systems and Alternative Sewage Systems, The Code for Sustainable Homes, Sustainable Timber, Breathing Construction, Designing Out Waste, National Green Specification, Solar Thermal Systems and ‘Making Money from Sustainable Homes’.
    The aims of The Green Register are to:
     raise awareness of sustainable building issues across all sectors of the construction industry
     provide a pre-selected list for clients who are looking for construction professionals that have a demonstrated commitment to sustainable construction
     deliver a wide range of training events for construction professionals
     provide national, regional and local networking groups for professionals, local authorities and others interested in sustainable building practices
    Benefits of Green Register membership include:
     promotion of your business
     networking with like-minded individuals
     regular events, both educational and social
     further training opportunities
     preferential rates and discounts
    Cost: The course fee is £295 per delegate. Annual Membership of The Green Register starts at £30. To book your place, please request a booking form from Sarah Derryman using the contact details below.
    Sustainable Building and Services
    A two-day introductory course
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