Introduction to Domestic Energy Efficiency
Designed to provide a basic introduction to domestic energy efficiency for frontline staff providing householders with energy efficiency advice.
This course is designed to provide a basic introduction to domestic energy efficiency for frontline staff providing householders with energy efficiency advice.
The course aims to make delegates aware of how householders may be able to use their energy more efficiently and reduce possible waste whilst still maintaining a warm and comfortable home.
- heating systems and controls
- top tips for saving electricity
- heat loss in the home and insulation methods
- sources of advice and assistance
- Explain basic space heating appliances
- Explanation of some basic space heating and hot water controls including room thermostats, TRVs, storage heaters and programmers
- Tips for using energy more efficiency in relation to heating, hot water, lighting and appliances
- Examine heat loss in the home and insulation
- Explain some of the help and assistance available, including the Warm Home Discount Scheme, Winter Fuel Payment and Cold Weather Payment, Priority Service Register and the Affordable Warmth Obligation
- Additional information relating to Covid-19 – offer information for frontline workers on current advice agency and fuel supplier support for customers in relation to Covid-19
WEBINAR – delivered live by our expert tutors. We keep group sizes small to ensure a good level of interaction and support for learners.
We generally use Zoom (video conferencing facilities). To join the webinar, learners will require a suitable electronic device with sound and internet access and preferably a video camera and microphone.
Following the webinar learners will also receive a handout booklet covering the course topics.
Places are available free of charge to non-commercial organisations such as Age UK. Learners must also be frontline workers (staff or volunteers) that encounter those in or at risk of fuel poverty.
Course dates / bookings
The following dates have been scheduled for Age UK. Please select the relevant date to book a place:
08 November 2023 (1:15pm registration for a 1:30pm start – 4:00pm) – CLICK HERE TO BOOK
16 November 2023 (1:15pm registration for a 1:30pm start – 4:00pm) – CLICK HERE TO BOOK
Further details contact
Lynsey Thompson, Training Co-ordinator, NEA