Good Homes Alliance - LowCarb4Real


Low carbon homes for real: compliance and proof of performance

13.30 Registration - Tea and coffee available

14.00 Chair’s welcome & introduction – Pete Halsall, Good Homes Alliance chair

14.10 Introduction – the UK’s path towards low carbon homes Paul DeCort,  DCLG (tbc) What are the UK targets and policy drivers?

14.40 Building Performance Evaluation - The latest evidence base Professor Bob Lowe - The current state of play in the UK and evidence for the performance gap.

15.00     Compliance working group for Part L. David McCullough, FRICS, PPIBC, Director, TPS - An update of the Group’s work from the current chair

15.20     The Clients Perspective Allan Thompson, Gentoo Homes(tbc) - Case studies of the problems they’ve encountered, and good practice developed over 10 years

15.40 Coffee break

16.00 The value in ensuring compliance and realistic steps to getting it right GHA Low Carb 4 Real –JezWingfield, Willmott Dixon(tbc) What action plan is needed to achieve low carbon for real. How does monitoring help?

16.20    International Best Practice Speaker tbc Case studies of the problems they have encountered and good practice developed over 20 years.


Case study 1– Code 4 or FEES

Case study 2 - Passivhaus Joseph Rowntree (tbc) Bere Architects? HastoeWimbish? Developer plus designer plus contractor Developer/designer plus contractor plus monitoring

17.15 Panel discussion

17.30 Close & Networking drinks

Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 13:00