Air Tightness and Effective Moisture Management

Air Tightness and Effective Moisture Management

Air Tightness and Effective Moisture Management

Since 2006 national targets for CO2 reduction in new buildings have increased by around 50%.

Do you know enough about the role air tightness testing plays in the construction sector?

Do you need advice on the best way to meet ever-increasing air tightness standards?

Designing and constructing buildings with better air infiltration is now vital, with legislation ensuring that new buildings minimise leakage amounts.

Delivered by Melin Consultants, this course will give participants the skills and knowledge to confidently approach the challenge of air tightness within buildings and achieve the required standards.

About the course

This course will deliver up to 24 learning hours that will include 2 workshop days, on-site practical work and electronic learning. Successful completion of the course will lead to CQFW Level 4 accreditation and CPD certification. Learning will take place within small groups no more than 12 participants.

Who should take the course?

This course is designed for all built environment professionals.

Course benefits to you and your employer

• Design and refurbishment principles for better energy use
• Designing for air-tightness
• Condensation risk
• Moisture management
• Testing and diagnostics
• How best to minimise air leakage within buildings


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Course dates

14th July


This course is fully subsidised for those who live and/or work in one of Wales’ 15 local authority convergence areas. Participants will be eligible for entry to the training course provided that they:

  • are employed (including self-employed)
  • work in the built environment sector or allied services
  • live and/or work in one of Wales’ Convergence Areas
  • are NOT employed within the public sector

The participants’ employer will need to complete a Wage Certification Form prior to the start of the course (to be provided).

How to book

To book your place on this course, please contact Melin Consultants on:
T. 0845 094 1593

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