AJA Workshop by The Green Register: Intro to Sustainable Building Practices, March 18, 5:30 - 8:30 am EDT

  • 18 March 2021 To 12 March 2021
  • Start time : 05:30 AM
  • End time : 08:30 AM
  • Event Host : Association of Jersey Architects (AJA)
AJA Workshop Presented by The Green Register: Intro to Sustainable Building Practices
Event Description

An Introduction to Sustainable Building Practices

This session, run by trainer Lucy Pedler, director of The Green Register, is designed to outline the basic principles of sustainable building.

Who is this session for?

The session is ideal for anyone as an introduction to sustainable building: the training offers foundation knowledge for any professional, including architects, engineers, surveyors and contractors.

Topics will include:

  • Global issues
  • National issues including key legislation (present and future)
  • Essential definitions
  • Key issues relating to heat loss: insulation, thermal mass, windows & doors
  • Moisture movement, airtightness, indoor air quality and ventilation
  • Low carbon technologies
  • Interior finishes, wellbeing & healthy buildings
  • Reducing water use
  • Overheating
  • Materials and reducing waste
  • Heritage issues

The training session will run until 12.00. There will then be a 30-minute open discussion to explore how Jersey can work towards it’s zero carbon targets by 2030.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Association of Jersey Architects (AJA)
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Lucy Pedler, BA Arch, Dip Arch, ARB

      Lucy is an architect with 34 years of professional experience in the UK and USA and has particular expertise in sustainable building practices. Lucy created The Green Register in 2000, now a nationwide networking and educational not-for-profit organisation promoting sustainable building practices to all disciplines of the construction industry.

      In 1999, Lucy started her own sustainable architecture practice, archipeleco, designing buildings that have a low impact on the environment. Lucy is an Earth Champion, on the panel of the Bristol Urban Design Forum, an FMB judge and a keen cyclist.
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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