EcoBuild: "Passivhaus techniques, materials and technology"

The Designing and building with Passivhaus principles stream - this series of seminars combines an introduction to Passivhaus with more detailed sessions, using case studies of a range of building types. They will address a variety of aspects of Passivhaus, including: design, alignment with regulations, cost, applicability for refurbishment, implications for the supply chain, and how a wider market can be created for the standard.

14.30 - 16.00    
Passivhaus techniques, materials and technology

This session will look at how the Passivhaus standard is achieved and which products, approaches and technologies support Passivhaus principles, to create comfortable, highly insulated, draught-free Passivhaus buildings. 

Chair: Nick Tune, Executive Director Passivhaus, BRE

14.30 - 14.55     Choosing products and technologies to achieve Passivhaus standards
Nick Tune, Executive Director Passivhaus, BRE

14.55 - 15.15     How to create a comfortable, highly insulated, draught-free Passivhaus building starting with the building envelope
Sarah Lewis, Director, Bere Architects

15.15 - 15.35     Passivhaus window systems
Bill Robertson, Business Development, Senior Architectural Systems

15.35-16.00       MVHR and its importance for Passivhaus design and performance Andrew Farr, MVHR Technical & Development Manager, The Green Building Store Alan Clarke, Self builder and Passivhaus consultant

Venue: London ExCel

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 14:30