Introduction to renewable heat and electricity in the home

CPD-Logo1This one-day course is designed for anyone who wants a basic understanding of the main domestic renewable heat and electricity technologies. The course assumes little or no prior knowledge of domestic renewable technologies.
Course outline
  • The background to domestic renewable technologies including barriers and drivers, feed-in tariffs, the energy hierarchy and what to look for in an installer
  • Solar thermal hot water, ground and air source heat pumps, biomass stoves and boilers
  • Technologies that produce electricity such as solar photovoltaic, small and micro wind turbines

For each technology there will be a basic explanation of how it works, the factors to consider before installation, factors affecting output, advantages and drawbacks.


One day

Course dates / locations

This course is currently only offered on an in-house basis to organisations looking to train a number of staff.


Please contact Lynsey Thompson for details.

Further details and bookings

T: Lynsey Thompson
E: 0191 261 5677

Published on 17-08-2015
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