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Energy Management for Sustainable Construction

  • Level(s) of Study: Professional / Short course
  • Start Date(s): 19 April 2023
  • Duration: Wednesdays 6 - 8.30 pm, ten weeks
  • Study Mode(s): Short course
  • Campus: City Campus
  • Entry Requirements:
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Introduction:

On this course you’ll learn how energy efficiency and overall sustainability can be achieved by exploring the strategies being applied to the design and construction of buildings.

It’s useful for anyone in the construction sector who’s interested in climate change, thermal comfort and energy management technologies.

On this course, you’ll consider strategies around materials and systems that make the most effective use of ambient energy sources as well as how to use energy efficient equipment.

By the end of the course, you will:

  • have a good understanding of energy use and greenhouse gas emissions
  • be able to show an awareness of a range of energy management strategies
  • be able to address the challenges of inefficient energy use.

What will I gain?

A CPD certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course.

Should the assessment be successfully completed, the course provides 5 NTU undergraduate credits.

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:

Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 2813

Please note: This course is also delivered through the Reskill & Recover project, which is funded by the European Social Fund. Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is pleased to offer free (fully funded) places on this course to support employees of small and medium businesses that are based in Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire.

What you’ll study

On the course, you will:

  • be introduced to the use of energy in buildings
  • look at the UK and EU policy frameworks
  • develop an understanding of the principles of energy demand and efficiency
  • learn about Home Energy Management and Building Energy Management systems
  • study different energy assessments, from audits to performance certificates
  • formulate energy management measures that can be integrated into a building
  • link energy problems to design tasks and present them in a comprehensive way
  • look at the impact of behavioural change on energy usage.

How you’re taught

Teaching and learning will take place using a flexible programme of workshops, demonstrations, seminar groups and tutorials.

Entry requirements

No previous qualifications or experience is needed to access this course.

This course is open to professionals at any stage of their career.

If you have any queries about this course, please email: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk.

No previous qualifications or experience is needed to access this course.

This course is open to professionals at any stage of their career.

If you have any queries about this course, please email: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £675

Payment is due before the course starts.

The fee for this course is £675

Payment is due before the course starts.

How to apply

To book a place on this course, please contact: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk

To book a place on this course, please contact: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk