Technical Q&A

Technical Q and A

CAT InviteIn association with The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), HETAS will be holding an installer technical question and answer session on the 16th August.

The technical Q and A session will take place on Thursday 16th August from 4:30pm to 7pm and will provide you with the opportunity to pose your burning questions to HETAS Training and Technical Manager Mike Harvey. From the new HETAS Unsafe Situations Procedure, misleading headlines on banning stoves through to your technical installation questions, Mike will be able to answer your questions.

The event is free to attend and there is no need to book in advance. For further details contact the CAT team directly on 01654 704963.

The event will also provide you with an opportunity to view the facilities available at this unique location.

Location

Based in beautiful Mid Wales, the Centre overlooks the Snowdonia National Park, renowned for its stunning scenery and outdoor activities.

CAT is an education and visitor centre demonstrating practical solutions for sustainability. We cover all aspects of green living: environmental building, eco-sanitation, woodland management, renewable energy, energy efficiency and organic growing.  The site is a unique and valuable practical demonstration centre, a living laboratory with an enormous range of live examples of sustainable solutions. CAT has the largest range of installed renewable systems anywhere. These include:

  • Photovoltaics
  • Solar thermal
  • A micro-grid
  • Off-grid and grid-connected systems
  • Biomass combined heat and power (CHP)
  • Hydro
  • Air source heat pumps
  • A community heat main
  • A range of small to medium wind turbines
  • They also have two reed bed systems, our own off-mains water supply, and extensive organic gardens.

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HETAS biomass courses at CAT

Centre for Alternative TechnologyThe Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is now offering the HETAS H005 biomass training course at their education and visitor centre in Wales. CAT is an education and visitor centre which demonstrates practical solutions for sustainability. We cover all aspects of green living: environmental building, eco-sanitation, woodland management, renewable energy, energy efficiency and organic growing. The site is a unique and valuable practical demonstration centre, a living laboratory with an enormous range of live examples of sustainable solutions.

CAT has a large range of installed renewable systems, including:

Photovoltaics
Solar thermal
A micro-grid
Off-grid and grid-connected systems
Biomass combined heat and power (CHP)
Hydro
Air source heat pumps
A community heat main
A range of small to medium wind turbines

So why not make the most of the growing renewable heating market with a course in biomass installation.As a HETAS Approved Training Centre CAT can offer two courses designed to enable plumbers and heating installers looking at becoming biomass installers, the HETAS H005 and HETAS H005BR.

Course Details

Details of the 2103 courses are outlined below, for further information visit the CAT website  at courses.cat.org.uk or get in touch using the details below. The cost of the H005 is £1000 which includes VAT, accreditation fees, accommodation and meals, with the H005BR and additional £149.

 

Get in touch with the Courses Department on 01654 704952, email courses@cat.org.uk or visit the website at courses.cat.org.uk/hetas