A BECBC member workshop to encourage volunteers to be involved in presenting in schools to encourage students to consider different opportunities for their future and careers.
FREE event for BECBC members.
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9.00am to 12.30pm at Energus, near Workington, CumbriaView Details
1.00pm at Energus (following BECBC Member Meeting)View Details
This conference will explore the latest challenges and opportunities for community energy in Cumbria. Following a number of policy changes in energy this is an ideal opportunity to inform and encourage communities and local authorities to continue taking action on energy. The conference will look at the continuing potential for renewable energy, and beyond this to energy management in homes and communities and how projects can be funded.View Details
9.30am to 12.30pm at the Board Room, Innovation Centre, Westlakes Science and Technology Park, Moor Row, Whitehaven, Cumbria CA24 3TPView Details
This is a vital course for anyone who is involved in the construction supply chain – employers, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers.
The morning focuses on contract formation and introduces the important features of contract law which apply to construction contracts. These include issues such as whose terms apply, letters of intent, quotations and collateral warranties. The afternoon focuses on common problem areas including correspondence, valuation of variations, payment, discount, retention and limitation of liability.
8.00am to 10.30am at Wynyard Hall, Wynyard, Billingham, Cleveland TS22 5NFView Details
8.00am to 3.00pm at Energus, WorkingtonView Details
9.30am - 4.30pm at the Fab Lab, CockmerouthView Details
This is the first day in Cumbria Action for Sustainability's (CAfS) CPD accredited course – Refurbishing Buildings for Energy Efficiency – suitable for building professionals to experienced hobbyists.
This first day is an introduction to the concept of retrofitting of existing buildings, why it is necessary and the specific issues to consider when looking at the options available for improving the energy performance of this particular building type.
The day will also look at current legislation and incentives; the existing methods of assessing energy performance and their limitations as well as recent research and improvements in our understanding of traditional building performance. The course will consist of illustrated lectures.View Details
9.00am to 2.00pm at Hunday Manor Hotel, near WorkingtonView Details
9.30am to 12.30pm at Pendulum Hotel & Manchester Conference Centre (the Pioneer Theatre), Weston Building, Sackville Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 3BBView Details
MORNING SESSION: 9.00am to 2.15pm at Hunday Manor Hotel, Workington, Cumbria
AFTERNOON SESSION: 1.00pm to 5.30pm - extra session added due to demand for placesView Details
9.00am to 3.00pm at Energus, near WorkingtonView Details
10.00am to 3.00pm at The Forum, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1HHView Details
in LondonView Details
at Hunday Manor Hotel, near Workington, CumbriaView Details
at Church House, LondonView Details
12.00 noon to 1.30pm at Samuel Lindow Building, Westlakes Science and Technology Park, Whitehaven, CumbriaView Details
NB: NEW DATE 30 Jan postponed due to waterlogged site, now on 27 Feb 2016
at The Low Wood Hotel, WindermereView Details
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