The Green Building & Facilities Roadshow

Here’s 5 reasons why you should attend

Top up your CPD - 4 hours of structured and informal learning

Attend techTALKs, presented by leading experts, including BRE Academy

Find energy saving products, from established manufacturers and innovative newcomers

Mix with other local architects and construction professionals

It's free to attend, so please join us

TechTALKS – New talks for 2018

ecoSHOWCASE ‘TechTALKS’ are designed to provide specifiers and buyers with a deeper understanding of some of the more technical aspects of environmentally conscious design. Topical, informative and highly relevant education, provided by experts from the construction professions, product manufacturers, trade associations and consultancies.

NEWS: We have now confirmed that BRE Academy will support the techTALK program throughout 2018.

Manchester 18th September 10am to 2pm

BRE Academy

Achieving a sustainable outcome with BREEAM

BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environment Assessment Methodology) CPD course will give you a basic understanding of the principles of BREEAM, followed by a more detailed approach to understanding the best ways to maximise your project’s potential and how it impacts sustainability.

Alan Budden – ECO Design Consultants

An Introduction to Passivhaus

Passivhaus buildings are designed and built to provide a high level of comfort for the occupants while using very little energy for heating and cooling. The application of rigorous design and construction principles, developed by the Passivhaus Institute in Germany, and an exacting quality assurance process ensures that performance in use meets the design criteria

BRE Academy

BIM a Catalyst for Change

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a game changer for the construction industry to embrace and take forward. For over a century, there has been much research around current practices in construction and its failings. BIM is seen as a solution. BRE Academy have developed many courses specifically focused around supporting the adoption of BIM. This CPD gives an overview of the benefits in BIM for sustainable buildings and it’s total lifecycle.


Rigid Full Fill Cavity Wall Insulation: a Toolbox Talk

This seminar gives an overview of the insulation solutions used with brick and block cavity wall construction. Our presenters will assist with an understanding of the following topics: The evolution of cavity wall construction and how thermal targets have driven the development of insulation products, including rigid board solutions.; Traditional insulation solutions for cavity walls; The differences between rigid partial fill and rigid full fill solutions; Issues to consider in design, specification and construction to ensure the best performance from rigid full fill solutions.

techTALK content may be subject to change from time to time. The confirmed schedule will be published in the official show guide. We will send you a link to a digital version of the show guide a week before the event.

I’ve attended a number of ecoSHOWCASE® events, both as a visitor and as a speaker. I’ve always found them informative and enjoyable. Just the right balance of educational seminars and product information.

Mark Wilson

Regional Councillor MCIAT, Design Office Architectural Ltd