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the European Energy Centre - E.E.C.

Renewable Energy Solutions

the European Energy Centre - E.E.C.
In Edinburgh

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Typology Short course
Level Beginner
Location Edinburgh (Scotland)
Class hours 8h
Duration 2 Days
  • Short course
  • Beginner
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 8h
  • Duration:
    2 Days

Discover the advantages of zero carbon, low carbon energy sources and their applications.
Suitable for: This course is aimed at managers, consultants, directors and personnel who need to make an informed decision on which renewable energy technology will meet their specific needs or the needs of their clients. Discover the advantages of zero carbon, low carbon energy sources and their applications.

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Where and when



Edinburgh (Midlothian/Edinburghshire)
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On request

To take into account

· Requirements

Interest in technical subjects

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What you'll learn on the course

Renewable Energy
Renewable Energy Development

Teachers and trainers (1)

Aymeric Girard
Aymeric Girard

Eur Ing Dr Aymeric Girard CEng MCIBSE's Summary - Passive design (passive solar heating/cooling, earth duct, stack effect, thermal mass) - Building energy modelling (energy demand, energy resource, low or zero carbon energy) - Material selection (footprint, cost, constructability, carbon and energy investment return) - Combination of renewable energy and appropriate selection (energy, economy, CO2) Specialties Renewable technologies design, conference speaker, clean energy implementation, simulation, cost planning

Course programme

Course review:

Introduction of the module and overview of the different renewable technologies

Government incentive, climate change, energy, assessment (LEED, BREEAM, EPC)

Choosing the best renewable energy options

Benefits, applications and case studies for each technology:

Renewable Energy Technologies: Solar Geometry, Solar Chimneys, Solar Wall, Natural Ventilation, Passive Solar Heating House/ Design, Solar Water Heating, Photovoltaic, Wind Technology, Biomass Heating

Other Energy Saving Technologies: GSHP, UTES, Geometry, CHP, Tri Generation, Rainwater Harvesting, Fuel Cell, Earth duct: Canadian/Provencal Wheel, Light pipe

Review of each technology – questions & answer session

Payback time considerations

Combining renewable energy technologies

Software available


Galileo Certificate Provided.

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