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Introduction to Domestic Energy Efficiency

Designed to provide a basic introduction to domestic energy efficiency for frontline staff providing householders with energy efficiency advice.

Course aim

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.

Course objectives
  • How energy is used in the home
  • Common heating systems and appliances
  • Basic heating controls
  • Heat loss in the home and common insulation measures
  • Reducing electricity consumption & using hot water efficiently
  • Sources of assistance and advice
Course content
  • 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 efficiently 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.

Please note that the course content will focus mainly on England and Wales. If you are based in Northern Ireland or Scotland and interested in this course, please contact lynsey.thompson@nea.org.uk before booking so we can discuss the main differences.

Delivery method

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Further details contact

Tracy Norris, NEA
Telephone: 0191 261 5677

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