2016 Code of Practice Training

The Heat Networks Code of Practice, produced by CIBSE and the ADE offers an organisational and technical framework for the development of district heating projects. We are pleased to host training sessions on the use of the code. These will be in Edinburgh, with a limited number of discounted places for Scottish public bodies (though other practitioners are also welcome to attend at full rate).

Choose EITHER 1-day Introductory Workshop [links immediately below] OR 2-day in depth Technical Workshop [scroll further down].  It is not recommended to attend both.  

Public bodies in Scotland are offered heavily-discounted fees* – first come first served!

Heat Networks Code of Practice: 9-5 Wed 16 March, Edinburgh

A 1-day Introduction to Heat Networks Code of Practice for policy / procurement staff promoting heat networks or specifying the Code to establish Heat Networks at Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, High School Yards, 12 Infirmary St, EH1 1LT.  All refreshments included.  Participants receive a hard copy of the Code worth £28 and a CPD Certificate.  Key areas: 

  1. Gain a general understanding of heat networks
  2. Gain an understanding of the aims of the Code
  3. Gain an understanding of how the Code should be used
  4. Gain an overview of the key requirements of the Code for contract specification
  5. Gain an overview of the benefits of the Code for the consumer.

*£45 fee for first 20 public / not-for-profit bodies or £295 for all others – VAT exempt. 

Get in quick by online card payment to reserve your place at http://edin.ac/1Qp3Auz [New]

Ideally make card payment online and claim back from your employer.  Put in work address when signing up and then you are asked later for card address. 

The University of Edinburgh *can* invoice delegates for their registration fees.  Details for organisations who will be paying bills from us are at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/finance/business/bills

To enable us to invoice you, we need to set up your organisation on our system. Please provide

1. your organisation’s registered address,

2. billing address (if different), and

3. bank account details (bank name, address, and account & sort codes)

on a single sheet of headed paper or something with a logo. A scan /.pdf document by email is fine.

To effectively register your delegates through paying by invoice, please also email Matthew.Ross@ed.ac.uk the name of each person attending, details of which of the course(s) they are registering for (1 day or the 2-day course), and for each delegate, the following:

4. Email Address: 

5. Organisation name: 

6. Do you have any disabilities that the event organiser should be aware of: 

7. Please list any special dietary requirements: 

8. Please add me to mailing list for monthly District Energy Vanguards Newsletter  Y / N

9. Please add me to the mailing list for future ECCI events  Y / N.

Book by 11 March at latest though places will likely go quicker and we MIGHT have to ration to one per organisation IF more than 20 public sector places bid for.  Get in quick by end Feb if possible so we can judge numbers.

Heat Networks CoP: 9-5 Tues & Wed 5 & 6 April, Edinburgh

The Certification / Technical course outlines technical themes and challenges in heat networks and how to apply the Code at Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, High School Yards, Infirmary St, EH1 1LT.  All refreshments included.  Participants receive a hard copy of the Code worth £28 and a CPD Certificate. Key areas: 

  1. Gain understanding of the aims of Code and challenges for heat network design 
  2. Gain a more detailed understanding of how to use the Code 
  3. Understand Requirements and Objectives for each Stage of HN development 
  4. Understand the application of the Code to different types of heat networks 
  5. Achieve certification in the use of the Code following an exam.

NB This is intensive / requires a high level of knowledge / two years’ experience - so check on: Competencies  /  Self-assessment questions  /  List of required reading and preparation.

*£95 fee for first 15 public / not-for-profit bodies or £495 for all others – VAT exempt.

Get in quick by online card payment to reserve your place at http://edin.ac/1WmZsQ2    [New]

Ideally make card payment online and claim back from your employer.  Put in work address when signing up and then you are asked later for card address. 

The University of Edinburgh *can* invoice delegates for their registration fees.  Details for organisations who will be paying bills from us are at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/finance/business/bills

To enable us to invoice you, we need to set up your organisation on our system. Please provide:

1. your organisation’s registered address,

2. billing address (if different), and

3. bank account details (bank name, address, and account & sort codes)

on a single sheet of headed paper or something with a logo. A scan /.pdf document by email is fine.

To effectively register your delegates through paying by invoice, please also email Matthew.Ross@ed.ac.uk the name of each person attending, details of which of the course(s) they are registering for (1 day or the 2-day course), and for each delegate, the following:

4. Email Address: 

5. Organisation name: 

6. Do you have any disabilities that the event organiser should be aware of: 

7. Please list any special dietary requirements: 

8. Please add me to mailing list for monthly District Energy Vanguards Newsletter  Y / N

9. Please add me to the mailing list for future ECCI events  Y / N.

Book by 1 April at latest though places will likely go quicker and we MIGHT have to ration to one per organisation IF more than 15 public sector places bid for.  Get in quick by mid March if possible so we can judge numbers.

End of Day 2 (3.30-5pm) participants may take an exam for entry to the Heat Networks Consultant register.  NB This enables registered person to assess compliance against the Code rather than expertise in all areas of the Code.

*SPECIAL RATE for bodies named in Public Bodies Duties on Climate Change, Scottish Local Authorities, Housing Associations, Local Authority energy service companies, Our Power Community Benefit Society members, other not for profit organisations in Scotland.

Please note: CIBSE also offer the 2-day course with opportunity to take exam leading to entry on the Heat Networks Consultant register.  Dates offered in England:  Manchester 1-2 Mar  /  London 9-10 Mar /  London 18-19 May / Leeds 8-9 June / London 6-7 July  £600 Member / £672 non-Member.


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