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Retrofitting for Flood Resilience and Energy Efficiency


Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 09:30


Lakes College



Book your place

Fully funded places, supported by the Big Lottery, are available on this half-day course on understanding the best approach to refurbishment and improvement of older buildings to make them more weather resilient, flood resilient and energy efficient.




Why Attend?


Enhance your professional knowledge and skills when dealing with issues of damp, insulation and flood resilience in older, traditional properties (pre 1920’s). 


This course will help you understand how water from flooding and rainfall affects buildings. 


It will also help you to determine the best approach for insulating and weather-proofing older buildings and housing stock, taking account of the nature of their construction, what materials are suitable and improving energy efficiency.




The course is ideal for:


  • Social housing professionals
  • Planning officers
  • Building control officers
  • Building surveyors
  • Asset managers
  • Construction professionals





The course has been given Level 4 accredited CPD (Continuing Professional Development) status by The CPD Certification Service.






James Innerdale, BA (Hons), DipArch

Architect specialising in repair and conservation of historic buildings. Formerly of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.




Lunch is provided after the training, giving time for discussion and networking.


Training Funded by The Big Lottery and delivered by CLASP and Cumbria Action for Sustainability. If over subscribed priority for places will be given to representatives of Cumbrian organisations.