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Holmewood Enterprise Park
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S42 5UY
www.xtratherm.com
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Xtratherm UK Ltd

Overview

Xtratherm manufacture high performance Polyisocyanurate (polyiso) rigid insulation board. Following a multi-million Euro investment, Xtratherm have the most modern manufacturing facility in Europe, which produces high quality products for a demanding market. A state-of-the-art laboratory facility enables in-house testing of polyisocyanurate to ensure compliance with the exacting requirements of new European standards.
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CPD Material (4)


Multiple CPD formats
From Regulations to RIBA Climate Challenge – Energy Targets & Accounting for Embodied Carbon
The presentation aims to provide an overview of the new Part L 2021 edition and the proposed future homes standard performance requirements. There is also an introduction to the RIBA Climate Challenge 2030 and an outline of the target criteria including embodied carbon. Also contained in the presentation are details on worked examples of embodied carbon for 4 dwelling types which were independently assessed by XCO2 which Xtratherm commissioned using Xtratherm's products and associated EPDs. The presentation aims to inform attendees about the process and conventions involved in a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:
- The recent Govt announcements on the Part L 2021 and the proposed Future Homes Standard
- An introduction to embodied carbon as a metric - Future regulations
- The principles of the RIBA Climate Challenge 2030
- What an EPD IS and what role it has in calculating embodied carbon
-The assessment of embodied carbon on 4 dwelling types commissioned by Xtratherm

Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Section 6 2020 Scotland: Fabric Performance and towards Passive
This seminar looks at the Scotland Building Standards Technical Handbook Section 6 on energy efficiency. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand the goals set within Section 6 for fabric performance, the fabric first approach and how to achieve compliance in your specification
- Understand the advantage of good detailing to achieve good fabric performance
- Understand the thermal bridging factor, the Y-value and how it is calculated
- Understand how to calculate target U-values and the reference house
- Understand how to get towards Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB), Zero Carbon House and Passive standards
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Designing to Zero Carbon: Regulations, Future Homes Standard and RIBA Climate Challenge 2030
This presentation looks at the announced changes to Building Regulations Part L from 2021 in England to achieve Net Zero emissions for new dwellings buildings from 2025; how they relate to the Future Homes Standard, and how they compare to the RIBA Climate Challenge 2030. By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:
- The key points as announced by the Government as to their plans for Part L Regulations and the Future Homes Standard
- The timetable for implementation of Part L 21 and the Future Homes Standard
- The Government's commitment to a 'Fabric First Approach' to Zero Carbon under regulations
- Typical fabric specifications to achieve Part L 21 and the Future Homes Standard
- The RIBA 2030 Climate Challenge - including the 3 main target metrics and the importance of embodied carbon
- The comparison for fabric performance under Part L, Future Homes Standard and RIBA Climate Challenge 2030
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar

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