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Sustainable Procurement event – Resources

By on Oct 21, 2015 in Members Area | 0 comments

In October the Network held an event along with Clean Air Better Business based on sustainable procurement. The workshop covered sustainable procurement of energy and changes to legislation, sustainable procurement planning and policy. There were also break out sessions for members to discuss sustainable procurement within timber, print, catering, energy and transport. Resources can be accessed here.

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Private Rented Sector- Workshop Resources

By on Sep 14, 2015 in Members Area | 0 comments

In September the Network held a one day workshop based on the Private Rental Sector regulations (PRS) and how the National Trust are responding to the them. The course covered changes to the legislation, an introduction to Energy Performances Certificates and the software to produce EPCs plus a look at the National Trust Environmental Standards and a discussion about what other organisations are doing.

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Responsible Retrofit for Traditional Buildings Conference- Event Resources

By on Aug 10, 2015 in Members Area | 0 comments

The Fit for the Future Network teamed up with Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance (STBA) to produce a national conference that would raise awareness about, and tackle the problem of, the irresponsible retrofit of traditional buildings. The conference brought together a range of different organisations under one roof for a day of sharing best practice, networking and lively discussions.

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Sustainable Gardens- Event Resources

By on Aug 4, 2015 in Members Area | 0 comments

Head gardeners and garden managers from member organisations came together at Martineau Gardens, Birmingham to discuss the following topics:

Off grid gardens: renewable energy and sustainable water systems
Improving energy efficiency in garden buildings and sheds used as offices
Developing environmental standards for parks and gardens
Case studies

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From Harvest to Heat- Event Resources

By on Jul 14, 2015 in Members Area | 0 comments

At a network event on 8th July 2015, members came together at Chatsworth House for workshops, discussion and presentations on the topic of renewable heat. The day covered the whole process from woodland management through to maintenance of biomass boilers.Click on the agenda item to view the speaker’s presentation. Contact sophie.mcgovern@nationaltrust.org.uk if you have any further questions about the event.

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