NZEB Fundamentals

Course Overview

This course aims to provide participants with the knowledge in the general principles and practices of Nearly Zero Energy Building (NZEB). The programme is City & Guilds approved.

Course Dates

Saturday courses: 27th November, and 11th December 2021 - 1 full day – Onsite

Morning online courses: 15th and 16th November, 2nd and 3rd December 2021.

Module Content

  • NZEB Principles – Part L and Part F,
  • Building Physics – thermal energy, heat and ventilation losses, U values, condensation and mould formation 
  • Building Fabric - Continuous Insulation, Thermal Bridging, Air Permeability, Windows and Doors.
  • Building Services - Space heating and Domestic Hot Water, Controlled Ventilation, Lighting, ICT and Smart Technology
  • Renewable Energy requirements – photovoltaics, smart metering
  • Communication and User Information – importance of communication during and after construction



1 day or two half days onsite or online


This course is fully funded under Skills to Advance.


Saturday Courses

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Evening Courses

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