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Resource Efficiency in Refurbishment



Online price £75.00 per person , plus VAT.

An online training course with 3 hours of CPD

Details :

This online training course is made up of 5 separate modules taking you through different aspects of resource efficiency and managing waste effectively on refurbishment projects.

1.       Introduction to waste in refurbishment

An overview including amounts, types and typical management routes of waste arising from refurbishment activities, what is meant by the term resource efficiency, drivers such as the waste hierarchy, regulations and environmental assessment methods such as BREEAM and SKA Rating.

2.       Optimise resource use through intelligent planning

§How to optimise your refurbishment project’s performance by good planning and design including ways to design out waste, the value of pre-refurbishment audits, specification of materials, Site Waste Management Plans, engaging with your supply chain and designing for flexibility and future re-use.

3.       Embodied carbon and life cycle assessment

An introduction to the topic of embodied carbon and life cycle assessment including carbon impacts relating to buildings, operational and embodied carbon, ways of reducing carbon, and BRE’s Green Guide to Specification.

4.       Onsite management to increase resource efficiency

An overview of resource efficiency plans and ways in which you can monitor and record site waste including how to reduce your waste arisings on site and effective management of waste, with examples of supplier take-back schemes, re-use schemes and waste which may be more difficult to deal with.

5.       Circular Economy and BIM

An introduction to the topics of the Circular Economy and Building Information Modelling with the relevance to buildings and refurbishment described, including a case study example.

  • Price £75+VAT per person
  • Duration (CPD hours) 3 hours

Intended audience

Clients, Designers, Contractors and Suppliers of products and services related to domestic and non-domestic refurbishment

For more information:
BRE Smartwaste Team
smartwaste@bre.co.uk

For more information about this course contact the BRE Smartwaste team using the emali address above.

Online price £75.00 per person , plus VAT.