Advanced training for building professionals
Take your career to the next level as a trained and competent provider of U-Value calculations
A U-Value measures the rate of heat loss through a structure, such as a wall, and plays an integral part in SAP calculations. Being able to calculate your own U-Value calculations will give you complete freedom and flexibility when trying to achieve compliance with Building Regulations/ Standards.
- Introduction to U-Values & overview of scheme
- Science of thermal performance
- Principals of U-Values calculations
- A look at BR443 - U-Value calculation conventions
- Supervised U-Value calculation workshops
Why learn how to calculate your own U-Values?
When trying to achieve compliance with building regulations, margins are tight and they’re only going to get tighter.Flexibility
Calculating your own U-Values will provide you with the extra flexibility when trying to achieve compliance for clients.Secret weapon for MEES and Retrofit
RdSAP uses default U-Values for measuring the energy performance of existing homes. However they can be overridden – and this is especially useful when trying to comply with MEES legislation or to get a more accurate picture for retrofit improvement works.
Reliability, skill and competence will always set you apart from the crowd. By attending Elmhurst’s U-Value course, and joining our carefully vetted scheme, you will be able to demonstrate to clients that you have the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake U-Value Calculations.BOOK COURSE >
Why choose Elmhurst for U-Value Training?Leave feeling confident
Elmhurst’s U-Value course has been developed to provide information at a pace that suits all of our trainees, regardless of whether they are new to the industry or are more experienced. We ensure that everyone understands the content and are able to gradually build up their skills and knowledge.
Our role as one of the UK’s approved accreditation schemes means that we are able to provide continued support to those who join our accreditation scheme, long after the training. This is something which independent training providers are unable to provide.
Elmhurst has been operating for over 25 years, and during this time our experienced and qualified trainers have undertaken training for thousands of individuals. As the UK’s largest accreditation scheme for Energy Assessors, we have the expertise and the knowledge to help you thrive and grow within this exciting career.
Elmhurst's U-Value Competency Scheme
Once trained in calculating U-Values, you will be eligible to join Elmhurst’s industry leading U-Value Competency Scheme. If you are looking for a scheme which offers professional technical support and opportunities to enhance your skills, as well as the tools to build a competitive business, then this is the competency scheme for you.
- Access to Elmhurst's Industry Leading U-Value software
- Unrivalled technical support
- Marketing material available to help sell your services
- Discounted and free CPD available for members