Energy saving in traditional buildings for building professionals

Ty Mawr, Llangasty, Brecon


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 and booking please contact Ruth Rees on (01558) 824271.


The course will examine the context for improving the energy efficiency of traditional buildings, and cover different perspectives with respect to improving the thermal performance of traditional buildings. It will focus on key practical considerations, such as appropriate assessment of older buildings, special considerations and limitations, the importance of choosing and using appropriate materials with visual and practical sessions to look at methods for insulating walls, floors and roofs though case studies and real life models. The course structure also provides ample opportunity for discussion and questions.

The agenda for the day will be:


• Practical discussion (Q&As) and tour of buildings

• Lunch