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  • Trend Control Systems

    Building On Your BEMS

    Trend Control Systems

    The BEMS industry is evolving and converging with the IT world on technologies and networks. This presentation explains the various local and wide area networks commonly used for BEMS... Read more

  • Trend Control Systems

    Complete Control With BEMS

    Trend Control Systems

    This presentation explains how BEMS controls can provide the solution for any number of specific customer requirements – from standard HVAC plant to much wider applications such as... Read more

  • Trend Control Systems

    Integrated Building Management

    Trend Control Systems

    This seminar will show you how to take control of your building portfolio by developing a coherent centrally managed estate strategy and in turn exploit the inherent capabilities of... Read more

  • Trend Control Systems

    Take Back Control To Achieve Sustainable Energy Savings

    Trend Control Systems

    As much as 84% of your building’s energy consumption could be under the control of a BEMS. But are you in control of it? This seminar explains how changes to the usage of a building... Read more

  • Visqueen Building Products

    Gas Protection and Compliance Guidance

    Visqueen Building Products

    With the new BS 8485:2015 and C748: 2015, gas protection is quickly changing and moving forward. Our seminar will give you a robust technical guide on the correct gas protection... Read more

  • Visqueen Building Products

    Structural Waterproofing and Compliance Guidance

    Visqueen Building Products

    Our CSSW (Certified Surveyor’s in Structural Waterproofing) instructors will give you an easy technical guide to structural waterproofing specifications. We will ensure you are up to... Read more

  • Voltimum UK & Ireland Ltd

    BS7671:2008 17th Edition: Amendment 1

    Voltimum UK & Ireland Ltd

    This online CPD module looks at the main amendments to bs7671:2008, including the new electrical installation condition report (eicr), which supersedes the periodic inspection report... Read more

  • Voltimum UK & Ireland Ltd

    ATEX Directive

    Voltimum UK & Ireland Ltd

    This online CPD module covers the atex directives, which refer to safety in hazardous and potentially explosive areas, as well as hazardous area zones and protection techniques, plus... Read more

  • Voltimum UK & Ireland Ltd

    Building Regulations Part P: Fire Spread and Recessed Luminaires

    Voltimum UK & Ireland Ltd

    This online CPD module examines part b of the building regulations in terms of potential risk of fire spread through the use of recessed lighting luminaires in dwelling houses and... Read more

  • Voltimum UK & Ireland Ltd

    Building Sustainability: April

    Voltimum UK & Ireland Ltd

    This online CPD module examines building sustainability, the renewable heat incentive, breeam and the code for sustainable homes (one of two parts).

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  • Voltimum UK & Ireland Ltd

    Building Sustainability Part 2: May

    Voltimum UK & Ireland Ltd

    This online CPD module covers building regulations parts l and f, standard assessment procedures (saps), the simplified building energy model (sbem) and the carbon reduction commitment,... Read more

  • Voltimum UK & Ireland Ltd

    Electric Vehicle Webinar

    Voltimum UK & Ireland Ltd

    First in a series of webinars covering the opportunities available in this emerging market.

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More information about Energy

The energy sector is a highly innovative and expansive industry with a sustained focus for alternative power sources, renewable energy solutions and the balance between growing energy demands with local global environment challenges. The UK energy sector employs over 680,000 in a varied array of professions, from oil & gas engineers to nuclear scientists. EU Skills Research states the UK will need to employ another 200,000 people by 2023 to keep up with industry growth and demand.

Over the last 10 years, the UK has made a transition from being a net exporter of energy to having more than 25% of UK energy now imported. The main energy sources for the UK are approximated as Natural Gas & Oil (41%), Coal (31%), Nuclear (18%), Renewables (9%) and other (1%).

Renewable Energy Sector

Renewable energy uses the natural environment to make electricity. Renewable energies include include wind, wave, hydro, biomass and solar power. Renewable energy technologies produce approximately 9% of the UK’s electricity, and EU targets mean that this is likely to increase to 30% by 2020. Renewable energy will become a critical player in the strategy to reduce carbon emissions.

Nuclear Energy Sector

Currently, approximately 18% of UK electricity is provided by nuclear power from the use of 19 reactors across 10 locations. By 2025, the UK is expected to be supplied with around 25% of its energy from nuclear power. In June 2011, eight sites across Britain were chosen as locations for new nuclear stations.

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