Passive House Seminar – 21 June 2011 Architecture, Eco Friendly

Passive House Seminar – A design methodology and voluntary performance standard for optimised energy use in buildings. It results in buildings that require little or no energy use for heating or cooling, have excellent internal thermal comfort and low primary energy use. See how you can profit from many years of experience in Passivhaus building technology. 

The seminar will focus on the following themes:

Paul McAlister Architects will speak about Passive House principles and outlinehow a Passivhaus fits with Code for Sustainable Homes and Zero Carbon Homes. He willalso showcase several Passive house designs including a new social house scheme near Dungannon.

Mark Gribbin will speak about the Satanta Passive wall system and how this isachieves Passive house standards of airtightness and cold bridging .

Brendan Harte of Baskil Window will introduce the first UK and Ireland CertifiedPassive window, the ‘Futureproof’ window, and outline how the product has changed thelow energy window marketplace.

Art McCormack of the Irish Passive House Academy, the designer of Ireland’s firstPassive house, will give his unique insight into Passive House design and the training that isavailable through the Irish Passive House Academy to designer and architects.

Finally, questions & answers session and then tour of the Environmental Skills Centre byPaul Henry of SERC.