Train to be a Retrofit Coordinator with the Retrofit Academy

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Green Building Store is proud to be a Partner of the newly-formed  Retrofit Academy, which is made up of a partnership of organisations who believe that better education is essential to help reduce the risks and improve the quality of retrofitting.

The Retrofit Academy offers expert-led training courses for specifiers, contractors, installers and clients. Its  Retrofit Coordinator Diploma courses have helped upskill hundreds of professionals to lead, manage and quality assure retrofit projects across the UK. Retrofit Academy also offer practical courses to support installers to achieve high quality results first time, every time.

The Retrofit Academy is running training courses  throughout May, June and July in London and Manchester.

Cumberworth retrofit Pro Clima Solitex windtightness barrier plus rooflightsChris Herring, Director of Green Building Store commented: “We believe it is essential that the UK construction industry develops and disseminates best practice in deep retrofit if the UK is to meet its CO2 reduction targets. We are delighted to support the Retrofit Academy, which is leading the UK in training in best practice retrofit methodology.”

The Academy is a partnership between the National Energy Foundation, Sustainable Development Foundation, Green Building Store, Osmosis Consulting, the Ecology Building Society, Parity Projects and a range of leading trainers. These include Rickaby Thompson Associates, Prewett Bizley, Sustainable BY Design, Encraft and others. As a not for profit CIC, any profits are reinvested in to developing new programmes, raising awareness or donated to charitable causes.

More information: www.retrofitacademy.org

 

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