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MEnS Short Courses

NEW PROFESSIONAL TRAINING SHORT COURSE 

MEETING OF ENERGY PROFESSIONAL SKILLS (MEnS)

 NEARLY ZERO ENERGY BUILDING RETROFIT

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING SHORT COURSE

Brunel University London

New dates are now available

Five days on: 30 September & 7, 14, 21, 28 October 2016

The MEnS Consortium, http://www.mens-nzeb.eu/ invites you to join the first postgraduate level training short course in the UK, free to eligible applicants in the UK.

The following key topics will be covered with a focus on housing:

  • European and UK policies and regulations towards Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB)
  • Design tools for achieving NZEB retrofit. Introduction to modelling tools and guidelines.
  • Thermal performance and energy consumption analysis of existing case-study
  • Materials for retrofit and building fabric energy performance.
  • Energy systems and renewable technologies for retrofit solutions.
  • Management and financial issues necessary for a shift to NZEB design.

Attendance and successful completion of associated coursework is worth 20 postgraduate UK university credits (10 ECTS).

How to apply

Please download the Expression of Interest Form:

Expression of Interest Form

Deadline 16th September 2016

Eligible candidates will be sent an online link for the full University Application process, which is required in order to have full access to the Library and be assessed as part of the Module.

Previous Courses

Update on 2nd Edition of Short Course 4-8 July 2016 at Brunel University London.

The 2nd Edition of MEnS short course on ‘Nearly Zero Buildings Retrofit’ took place in at the Uxbridge campus of Brunel University London 4-8 July 2016. It was a successful course with more than 30 professionals which included lectures and workshops. The programme of the short course can be found here .Students are now working on associated coursework which is due to finish in September 2016. Some highlights and photos can be found here

Update on 1st Edition of Short Course 29 February – 4 March 2016 at Brunel University London.

The 1st Edition of MEnS short course on ‘Nearly Zero Buildings Retrofit’ took place in at the Uxbridge campus of Brunel University London 29 February-4 March 2016. It was a successful course with more than 30 professionals which included lectures and workshops. The programme of the short course can be found here .Currently students are now working on associated coursework which is due to finish in May 2016. Some highlights and photos can be found here.

Update on Short Course 25-27 Nov 2015 in Building Design Centre, Islington, London

The FMS short course took place in London 25-27 November 2015. It was a successful event with more than 40 professionals. Some highlights can be found here.

Short Course 25-27 Nov 2015 in Building Design Centre, Islington, London

A short course on ‘Front Meeting of Skills on NZEB and retrofit for buildings managers and professionals’ will be held at the Building Design Centre in Islington London. This promises to be an interdisciplinary training and learning experience to increase your knowledge and skills on key aspects of buildings retrofit towards Nearly Zero Energy standards. You can apply using the link here.

Some more information about the short course can be found here and MEnS project website.