RSAW Complying with the latest standards in Housing Retrofit – PAS 2035

22 Feb
Monday 22nd February 2021
£200 members - £400 non members



PAS 2035 - 2019: Retrofitting dwellings for improved energy efficiency, describes the standard and process to be adopted for publicly funded retrofit. The Welsh Governments Optimised Retrofit programme will be in accordance with PAS 2035.


1. Introduction to energy efficiency, housing retrofit, ‘Each Home Counts’ and Optimised Retrofit

2. BSI PAS 2035 – an introduction and commentary with roles and responsibilities

3. Roles within PAS 2035: Retrofit Advisor, Retrofit Coordinator, Retrofit Assessor, Retrofit Designer

4. Retrofit installation, including PAS 2035 commentary and critique of PAS 2035 in achieving objectives

5. Applying PAS 2035 in Optimised Retrofit

At the end of this course participants should understand:

1. Housing retrofit – what it entails, and processes involved

2. Prerequisites to retrofit and other means to make homes energy efficient

3. The BSI Retrofit Standards Framework and interaction of the different standards

4. PAS 2035 compared to other retrofit processes and standards

5. PAS 2035, its content and use

6. PAS 2035 process, the roles, and responsibilities

7. What clients can do to ensure a successful outcome

8. Limitations of PAS 2035

9. Opportunities with PAS 2035

10. Optimised retrofit and the application of PAS 2035

Training will be delivered by one of the UK's leading experts in retrofit and sustainable refurbishment, Professor John Edwards - MA, DipBldgCons, CEnv, FCIOB, FRICS, IHBC. Professor Edwards has experience of sustainable refurbishment and energy efficiency retrofit spanning nearly forty years, as well as expert panel membership of BSI committees including PAS 2035, PAS 2030, PAS 2038 and the Retrofit Standards Task Group. He is also Professor on Practice at the University of Wales Trinity St David and Director of Edwards Hart Consultants, who are participating in the Welsh Governments Optimised Retrofit programme.


By booking onto the PAS 2035 course, you can obtain a 20% discount onto Edwards Hart Consultants, ‘Understanding and treatment of damp in buildings – including a new methodology’ course, taking place on the 28 June 2021. Please contact and share your confirmation of booking to receive the discount.

Full details of the 'Understanding and treatment of damp in buildings' course


Professor John Edwards - Director, Edwards Hart Consultants

Core curriculum topics

1. Architecture for a social purpose

4. Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance

6. Sustainable architecture

9. Building, conservation and heritage