A Roofers’s Guide to Sustainability

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A Roofer’s Guide to Sustainability
Energy Considerations
“The Yorkshire Independent Roof Training Group is pleased to
acknowledge that the Roofers Guide to Sustainability Modular
Programme has been developed and produced as a result of funding
provided by CITB ConstructionSkills as part of their long term
commitment to training and quality standards in the specialist
roofing sector.
This support is gratefully appreciated
The Plan
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Sign attendance Register
Aims
Presentation
End Test
Review
Course Aim
• To provide an understanding of the energy
considerations over the lifecycle of roofing
operations.
• To offer practical tips for energy management
at work on a day to day basis
Factors affecting energy efficiency
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Use of Raw Materials – Embodied Energy
Location/Transport
Processes
Waste
Embodied Energy
• Embodied Energy is the total of all the energy
required to produce goods or services,
considered as if that energy was incorporated
or 'embodied' in the product itself.
9040 miles from slate quarries in Xiamen to Leeds
Embodied
Energy
(MJ/M2)
Weight
(kg/m2)
Life
(years)
Recyclability
270 -430
40-60
30-100
Good
Concrete Tiles
40-90
40-90
30-100
Good
Natural Slates
130-160
20-30
100+
Very Good
Coated Steel
180-290
7
30
Fair
Aluminium (Virgin)
500-920
<10
100+
Good
30-90
<10
100+
Good
Clay Tiles
Aluminium (Recycled)
Insulation (volume)
Material
Embodied Energy
MJ/M2
Embodied Energy
Kg CO2/M2
Rockwool
403
25
Polystyrene Insulation
2215
63
Polyurethane Insulation
2163
90
25
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Straw Bale
Vehicle Use
Lighten the load
Slow Down
Don't idle
Check your tyres
Plan ahead
Are you on Standby?
• Leaving appliances on standby can account for
between 9% and 16% of your electricity usage.
• Study by Energy Saving Trust and DEFRA
• Are you really happy that this amount of your
energy bill is wasted?
Energy Saving tips
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Keep the Heat In – Close doors and windows
Use energy saving light bulbs
Insulate – cut out the draughts
Only heat enough water for immediate use
Activity
End Test – Check your knowledge
The Yorkshire Independent Roof Training
Group is pleased to acknowledge that the
Roofers Guide to Sustainability is delivered as
a result of funding provided by CITB
ConstructionSkills as part of their long term
commitment to training and quality standards
in the specialist roofing sector.
This support is gratefully appreciated