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Zero Carbon Homes One Day CPD Course Content This one-day training event focuses on the One Planet Living principle Zero Carbon. It will cover building Zero Carbon homes and retrofitting existing housing stock to Zero Carbon standards. Options for energy efficiency and energy generation for single dwellings (micro generation), and for communities, will be covered. The CPD will also look at the different building standards that can be applied, as well as policy and planning guidance relating to Zero Carbon homes. The course typically runs from 9.30am until 4.30pm, and includes the following sessions: Introduction (1 hour) Intro to BioRegional Energy consumption in homes in context: Eco-footprinting Carbon footprinting Current/ future UK policy relating to zero carbon homes Definitions of Zero Carbon homes One Planet Living Zero Carbon strategy for different One Planet Living developments Single dwellings (1.5 hours): Covers options for upgrading existing housing stock and options for new homes. Household energy consumption Energy efficiency Insulation Air tightness Renewable energy generation Case studies Community energy generation (1.5 hours): For new build and for existing communities Available technologies ESCOs Finance Case studies Zero Carbon surgery (1 hour) Expert panel comprising speakers from the CPD and guest speakers who are experts in their field Participants bring case studies from their own work and the group/ speakers discuss them and find solutions, or simply use the time to ask the panel any questions they have about Zero Carbon homes. At the end of the day participants will be able to discuss and summarise what they have learned, and will be provided with information packs and feedback forms before departing.

Zero Carbon Homes One Day CPD Course Content This one-day training event focuses on the One Planet Living principle Zero Carbon. It will cover building Zero Carbon homes and retrofitting existing housing stock to Zero Carbon standards. Options for energy efficiency and energy generation for single dwellings (micro generation), and for communities, will be covered. The CPD will also look at the...

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