26 Apr

Bitesize training: timber frame and non-traditional construction housing

CIEH member: £55
Affiliate member: £110
Non-member: £110

Two-hour bitesize online technical training

Time: 10.00 - 12.00

Please note that this training will be delivered via the Zoom online platform.  Please ensure that you are able to access this prior to booking.

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This course aims to enable the delegate to identify modern timber frame construction and the more common varieties of system-built housing used on housing estates in the mid-20th century, many of which still comprise a significant proportion of the social, and ex-social, housing stock.

It will consider the construction techniques employed and consider the benefits or otherwise of timber frame construction compared to traditional bricks and mortar, and, with regard to the system-built housing, the approaches adopted to improve their energy efficiency.

• Construction type identification
• Common problems in the system-built housing stock
• Options for energy efficiency improvements

Who should attend

Environmental Health Officers and Private Sector Housing Officers.  Officers of Social Housing providers responsible for estates with non-traditional construction stock – primarily local authority housing or providers with stock transferred from local authorities.

CPD: 2 hours

John Easey

John has worked in the field of housing standards for the last 20 years, both in private practice providing consultancy, survey and training services, and more recently as an enforcement officer within local authority private sector housing teams. He has also been a member of the English Housing Survey team since 2001 and has used the HHSRS in survey work from 2002.

He has been involved in training local authority and housing association officers on the provisions of the Housing Act 2004, either through the various initial government funded training schemes or by direct commission from clients, since the mid-2000s.

He currently works part time in a local authority as a senior officer private sector housing officer with responsibilities including general complaints, HMO licensing and enforcement, caravan site licensing, DFGs, and the development of policy and procedures, and is Director of a housing consultancy practice.

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