DCHI Afternoon of CPD Speakers (Exeter - 2nd July)
From 09.07.2019 14:00 until 09.07.2019 17:00
Posted by Andrew Nunn
Categories: Member\'s Meeting
A nominal change is made to cover venue costs (and to ensure we have confirmed numbers attending).
1.30 pm Registration/Networking with Tea/Coffee (and biscuits)
2.00pm Ellie Lister from Wessex Resolutions CIC; Wessex hold the budget for many of the South West councils so they can administer community loans for things like energy efficiency improvements. Typically, these are flat rate at 4% and can be to people who would not qualify for traditional loans.
2.30pm Mark Howard from Regen; A major new initiative in Devon is seeking to transform the energy performance of our buildings.
Zero Energy Buildings Catalyst (ZEBCat) is a three-year, European Regional Development Funded (ERDF) programme that aims to help enterprises interested in whole house retrofit to engage with this growing market. The project is to undertake the whole-house retrofit of a number of homes in Devon, using the innovative Energiesprong approach.
3.20pm George Gillow, Business Development Manager for Kensa Heat Pumps.
Kensa are a local, heat pump manufacturer and installer based just outside Truro in Cornwall and in Exeter. George will be providing us with an overview of Ground Source Heat Pumps and the development work that Kensa has undertaken over the past few years. Kensa Heat Pumps manufactures the UK’s widest range of ground source heat pumps and accessories.
As an MCS accredited installer and manufacturer, Kensa works as a partner with many installers, self-builders, specifiers and housing providers to deliver exceptionally well-designed ground source heat pump systems which out-perform the market.
4.00pm Jean-Marc Bouvier Sales & Technical Representative – International Nudura; Insulating Concrete Formwork (ICF) from NUDURA provide design professionals, architects, homeowners and contractors a more efficient way to build. Building with Insulating Concrete Formwork allow homes and commercial buildings to be built stronger, more energy efficient, more comfortable and more environmentally friendly. Insulating Concrete Formwork provides greater energy solutions for any structure.
Insulating Concrete Formwork uses polystyrene connected with a web system that allow the forms to be stacked and steel reinforced. The polystyrene forms are then built up on site and filled with ready-mixed concrete. The polystyrene combined with the concrete provide a thermal mass, allowing structures to be heated and cooled more effectively.