The UK Passivhaus Conference 2012

The conference exists to spread learning between all those who are interested in the field of low energy building design in the UK. It will include case studies, site visits, workshops, debate, an exhibition of Passivhaus products and numerous networking opportunities.

The 2012 two day UK Passivhaus Conference offers a comprehensive review of the uptake of Passivhaus in the UK covering the standard, its suitability in the UK including:

  1. Leading political speakers from the UK and across Europe
  2. Case studies from the UK pioneers, including lessons learnt from either 2nd and 3rd schemes
  3. Site visits to a Passivhaus school, office and housing project, all within 45 minutes of the conference!
  4. An exhibition of the Passivhaus - specific products and services
  5. Results from the latest academic and industry research


A special passivhaus feature will also be built in the grounds of the conference - more details to follow

The conference will cover residential, non-domestic and refurbishment projects and will include the following themes:

  • Planning and procurement
  • Occupant comfort/measured performance
  • Supply chain performance
  • Cost and benefits
  • Software, Modelling, PHPP
  • Detailing: Thermal Bridging, Air tightness, Specialist Products and Solutions
  • Retrofit Case Studies and Feedback

The first day will examine policy, regulations and projects, including talks from leading national and international speakers.The second day will focus on technical workshops and seminars covering costs, procurement, design, supply chain and other important issues.

Day One
Breakout Session 4: 16:10-17:25
Camden Passivhaus, monitoring & feedback
Sarah Lewis, bere:architects

Day Two
Session 1: Plenary - Key UK Research: 10:00-10:20
Information from the Passivhaus Cost Project (CPHP)
Justin Bere, bere:architects

Day Two
Breakout Session 4: 15.30-16.45
Performance monitoring - Mayville Commuity Centre case study: design vs actual performance
Mila Durdev, bere:architects

For furthur information:

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 09:00 to Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 17:00