Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Seminars

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a term used to describe the improvement and refinement of one’s academic and practical qualifications within a professional field, to ensure that relevant skills are kept up-to-date with the latest industry developments and standards, as well as offering avenues for further education and development within a sector.

As a provider of heating and hot water technologies, Adveco Ltd. is proud to have a commitment towards the continued growth of knowledge and experience of professionals in the energy and sustainability sector. To aid in this responsibility, Adveco Ltd. is accredited with CIBSE for the provision of CPD seminars and are pleased to be able to offer the below training courses designed to contribute towards an individuals’ CIBSE CPD requirement.

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CPD Courses with Adveco

Sizing Domestic Hot Water Systems for Commercial Environments

  • Rules and principles of practical domestic hot water sizing, including common pitfalls of over-and under-sizing.
  • Comparisons of sizing estimates and guidelines to real water usage data.
  • A review of the types of systems and the suitability of appliance technologies for various demand profiles.
  • An in-depth analysis of peak periods of demand and sources of demand within buildings.
  • Worked examples tailored to applications suitable for the audience.

Introduction to Micro-cogeneration Combined Heat and Power Systems

  • An overview of Micro-CHP systems up to 50 kWe.
  • The working principle and operation of CHP appliances.
  • The history and development of the technology up to modern standards.
  • The value and potential benefits of CHP, including contribution to meeting building standards and BREEAM assessment credits.
  • When to use CHP and how to integrate the technology into hot water systems.

The Impact of CHP on Hot Water Systems

  • What is CHP, and why is it most appropriately used for DHW systems?
  • The impact of CHP on building CO2emissions and local air quality.
  • Sizing hot water systems with CHP preheating for maximum benefit.
  • Configuring and controlling a CHP-led hot water system.
  • Analysis of actual hot water usage based on real temperature data from operational UK buildings.

Maximising Contribution from Solar Thermal Systems

  • An overview of solar thermal technology, its developments, common issues, and ways to maximise output.
  • Protection against overheating and stagnation using Drainbacktechnology.
  • Review of correct solar thermal system installation and operation.
  • Coverage of Solar Swap and heating load contributions.
  • A look at building regulations and renewable heat incentives (RHI).

The Effect of Lower Carbon Intensity Electricity on Renewable Technologies for Existing Buildings

  • An overview of current U.K. carbon legislation and future energy scenarios.
  • Analysis of grid energy demands and carbon factors, as well as future emission targets.
  • A look at the range of low carbon technologies available and their potential impacts on carbon emissions.
  • Discussion of how to select the correct low carbon technology.


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