How heat is transferred in buildings. How it can be lost through poor practice and how this can be avoided.
PAS 2035 is the publicly available specification which outlines the necessary standards for all future domestic retrofit projects. For projects to be eligible for public funding, they must be delivered in strict compliance to PAS 2035. The specification is fully supported by BEIS. Compliance is a mandatory requirement of schemes wanting to operate under the TrustMark - the new quality mark for the Retrofit sector.
The Retrofit Coordinator role is mandatory for all retrofit projects undertaken in conjunction with PAS 2035 which is fully backed by the government and TrustMark. This, as well as the government's aim to improve the energy efficiency in existing homes, should drive demand for individuals qualified and accredited in this area.
Social landlords have an obligation to their customers to ensure quality standards are met cost effectively. Having qualified people on your team helps you deliver your obligations.
Traditionally the Surveyors role in whole house retrofit has been calculating the impact of efficiency measures. However, now Surveyors can benefit from a far more influential role.