Past Events

How to retrofit walls externally with natural insulation

How to retrofit walls externally with natural insulation

July 13, 2022
‘How-to’ event introducing the use of natural insulation as a solution to the external insulation of walls. The UK has 28.5m homes, and some of the oldest homes in Europe. Wales has 1.35m or 5% of UK homes and almost a third were built before 1919. Most are of solid
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How to retrofit walls internally with natural insulation

How to retrofit walls internally with natural insulation

July 6, 2022
‘How-to’ event introducing the use of natural insulation as a solution to the internal insulation of walls. There are approximately 28.5 million homes in the UK consisting of the oldest housing in Europe. Wales has 5% of the UK housing which in turn is the oldest in the UK, with
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How to sustainably produce the timber we need for a zero-carbon Wales

How to sustainably produce the timber we need for a zero-carbon Wales

June 23, 2022
Interactive forest walk looking at how Welsh forests can sustainably provide the timber resource needed for our future zero carbon society. “Wood is the only advanced industrial material that we can use more of and mitigate climate change at the same time” – Welsh Minister for Climate Change Julie James
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How to plan and execute Building Performance Evaluation for retrofit

How to plan and execute Building Performance Evaluation for retrofit

June 21, 2022
BPE challenge of retrofit, from initial surveying through modelling solutions, installing measures and managing the asset into the future. To meet our targets for reducing carbon we have to focus on the homes we’ve already built as well as the ones we’re building now. Our existing homes pose a particular
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How to create buildings that work: techniques for measuring building performance

How to create buildings that work: techniques for measuring building performance

June 17, 2022
Practical steps for measuring how buildings are performing in reality that can be adopted by housing providers and their design teams. The period of low-cost energy is over. To address ‘affordable warmth’ as well as our climate change obligations we need to use a lot less energy and at the
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How to manufacture advanced timber frame panels for high performance buildings

How to manufacture advanced timber frame panels for high performance buildings

June 8, 2022
A ‘how-to’ training event that will introduce participants to the techniques of manufacturing, high-performance closed panel timber frame, to meet the demanding Passivhaus standard and will include the injection of natural insulation. The session includes a morning of theory (in person and online) followed by an afternoon of practical training for a limited number of participants.
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Logo for the Green Register of construction professionals. Green and white colour scheme

Reforesting the UK: The Pros and Cons of Home Grown Timber

May 12, 2022
Dainis Dauksta and Gary Newman will be speaking at the first in a three-part series of events organised by The Green Register on Timber in Construction. The series will focus on the journey from forest to final products and the steps in between. Dainis Dauksta, will start the session by
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Is tree planting and timber production a viable option for your farming business? How to crunch the numbers.

Is tree planting and timber production a viable option for your farming business? How to crunch the numbers.

January 12, 2022
This webinar provides practical information for farmers and other landowners interested in investing in tree planting. It is designed to help develop a first understanding of economic evaluation of such projects. Date: 12th January 2022 Time: 18.00 – 19.30
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WoodBUILD2021 (Webinar): The practicalities of creating woodlands

WoodBUILD2021 (Webinar): The practicalities of creating woodlands

December 8, 2021
Join Woodknowledge Wales to explore the benefits and challenges of investing in woodland creation in Wales. Date: 8th December 2021 Time: 10.00-11.30
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WoodBUILD 2021 (Visit): Sawmill and Forest: Understanding home-grown timber

WoodBUILD 2021 (Visit): Sawmill and Forest: Understanding home-grown timber

November 30, 2021
Join Woodknowledge Wales on a trip to a sawmill and Welsh forest and hear from industry experts to gain a detailed understanding of the potential of the Welsh timber industry to provide construction timber. Date: 30th November 2021 Time: 09.30 - 16.30
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