Energy Efficiency and Retrofit of Traditional (pre-1919) Buildings

Various Locations


This course is funded by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and Cadw and is delivered through the Heritage Construction in Wales Project. for details please contact Ruth Rees on wtbfmail@gmail.com/ (01558) 824271.


The training programme aims to provide individuals with a better knowledge and understanding relating to energy efficiency and the installation of energy efficiency measures to older traditional buildings and ensures that such measures do not compromise the aesthetics of such buildings, or lead to the development of unintended consequences.


Level 3 Award certified by SQA

Who should attend:

This course is suitable for Craftspeople, building professionals, construction students

Course content:

On successful completion of the course you will have an understanding of:

  • The chronology, building styles, age and characteristics of traditional (pre-1919) buildings
  • How the thermal performance and energy and efficiency of traditional (pre-1919) buildings are assessed 
  • The impact of the installation of retrofit of energy efficiency measures to traditional (pre-1919) buildings and installation of energy efficiency measures in relationship to craft occupations 
  • The range of available energy efficiency systems and measures available.

Course duration: 2 days