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Retrofit Coordinator Bootcamp

Host: The Energy Innovation & Collaboration Team
Venue: Energy for Business, RAD Building, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2TU
Date: Thursday 23rd January, 2020
Time: Thu, 23 Jan 2020, 09:00 – Fri, 24 Jan 2020, 16:30
Cost: FREE

Are you involved in retrofitting homes for energy efficiency? This two-day bootcamp at the University of Nottingham will give a comprehensive grounding in PAS 2035, the industry standard for domestic retrofit projects. Open to small to medium sized businesses in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.




This two day bootcamp, delivered by the Energy Innovation and Collaboration team in partnership with the Retrofit Academy, will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of the PAS2035 standard. Covering; quality assurance, risk management, building physics, improving the built fabric and monitoring and evaluation.

PAS 2035 is the publicly available specification which outlines the necessary standards for all future domestic retrofit projects. For projects to be eligible for public funding, they must be delivered in strict compliance to PAS 2035. The Retrofit Coordinator role is mandatory for all retrofit projects undertaken in conjunction with PAS 2035 which is fully backed by the government and TrustMark. Working in groups with peers also looking to become Coordinators, the bootcamp will help to clarify and establish the fundamentals of retrofit coordination and risk management.


Draft Agenda

Day 1 | Thursday 23 January 2020

  • 09:00 Registration and networking
  • 09:30 Introduction to domestic retrofit
  • 11:00 Quality assurance for domestic retrofit
  • 12:00 Assessing dwellings for retrofit
  • 12:30 Lunch and networking
  • 13:15 Creating improvement option evaluation and medium term retrofit plans
  • 14:30 Building physics - delivering thermal performance
  • 15:30 Building physics - managing moisture risk
  • 17:00 Close

Day 2 | Friday 24 January 2020

  • 09:00 Registration and networking
  • 09:30 Building fabric retrofit - walls and windows
  • 11:00 Building fabric retrofit - roofs and floors
  • 12:30 Lunch and networking
  • 13:15 Ventilation for retrofit
  • 14:30 Building services for retrofit - heating, lighting and electricity
  • 15:30 Building services for retrofit - renewable energy
  • 16:30 Monitoring and evaluation retrofit projects
  • 17:00 Close



Places are limited to one per organisation.

To attend you will be required to fill in an SME enrolment form to confirm that you are an SME, social enterprise or sole trader based in the Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire region.

You must commit to attending both days of the event.

Before the completion of day two you will be required to fill in an output form to confirm you have received the support given during the course of the event.


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