Sustainable Materials Course

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The course

In a world where sustainability is increasingly recognised as a necessity for buildings, knowing the impacts of construction materials is crucial.

More and more authorities require sustainable materials for the building contracts they influence. This course will show delegates the way the sustainability of materials is assessed and also give examples of sustainable materials.

Key areas covered in Sustainable Materials course:

  • See the benefits of using sustainable materials
  • Identify elements of a building that can be specified.
  • Determine the “Green Guide” rating of a building element.
  • Identify materials used in building elements.
  • Determine “Tier Levels” of responsible sourcing.
  • Calculate relative degree of responsible sourcing of materials.
  • See examples of sustainable materials

Who should attend?
This course will be quite beneficial to anyone involved in architecture, surveying, building development and specifying.

How long?
3 hours with a break and time for networking and discussion.

What do attendees from our other courses say?
"The standard of teaching and your dedication to it were exemplary."
Anthony Probert, Phlorum Limited

"Very informative session enforced by case studies"
Abdul Chaudhry, Design & Build Manager, Mansell construction

"Please pass on my thanks to Andrew and the team. A very enjoyable course, and a pleasure to be taught by such knowledgeable people. I look forward to doing some more training at some stage!"
Deborah Elliot, PRP Architects

How much?
The fee for this course is normally £145 plus VAT per person.

SHIFT members can get upto 50% off on course prices.