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December 2014

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Saint-Gobain CPD Series six

Saint-Gobain CPD Series six

Date: 19 December 2014 Time: 8.30 - 11.15
Location: Saint-Gobain Innovation Centre, 95 Great Portland Street London W1W 7NY Cost: TBC

This CPD from Saint-Gobain & Isover examines how Glass mineral wool insulation can be utilised in Passivhaus Design


OpenHaus - UEA Enterprise Centre

OpenHaus - UEA Enterprise Centre

Date: 10 December 2014 Time: 08.30 - 11.00
Location: The Enterprise Centre Site Cabin, University of East Anglia, University Drive, Norwich, NR4 7TJ. Cost: Booking Essential. Free to eligible SME's

The Enterprise Centre (part of the Norwich Research Park) is a flagship low carbon building which will meet the highest standards for energy use and sustainability. Tours will provide an opportunity to gain an understanding of the latest design and build progress.


How can we pay for retrofit? New ways to get the job done

How can we pay for retrofit? New ways to get the job done

Date: 10 December 2014 Time: 9.00 - 10.30
Location: Pinsent Masons, 30 Crown Place, Earl Street, London EC2A 4ES Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

A select panel of housing and sustainability experts from Central Government, housing associations and elsewhere will raise the issue of delivering and funding area based retrofit programmes.


PH Software Essentials Course by Target Zero

PH Software Essentials Course by Target Zero

Date: 10 December 2014 Time: 3 consecutive days
Location: Flexible Meetings, Birchwood, Warrington Cost: £450

This course aims to teach you about Passivhaus tools such as PHPP, 3D Sketchup DesignPH plugin and thermal modelling software.


New Passivhaus Standards & Christmas Social

New Passivhaus Standards & Christmas Social

Date: 8 December 2014 Time: 20.00
Location: The Meeting Room, The Mansion, Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes, MK3 6EB Cost: Free for PHT members, booking essential

Alan Budden of the Milton Keynes Group has been inspired to kick off a new series of events, with the first of these entitled New Passivhaus Standard (Plus, Premium and Classic).


GREENBIM in Design and Preconstruction

GREENBIM in Design and Preconstruction

Date: 3 December 2014 Time: 13.00 - 17.30
Location: WSP, 3 White Rose Office Park, Millshaw, Park Lane, Leeds LS11 0DL Cost: £40

As we move towards a more sustainable future and meeting EU requirements for all buildings to be near-zero energy by 2020, passivhaus is gaining importance and becoming mainstream in the UK. How can BIM help with this?


November 2014

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Encraft & EH Smith Passivhaus Event

Encraft & EH Smith Passivhaus Event

Date: 27 November 2014 Time: 8.30 - 12.00
Location: EH Smith Sustainability Centre, Sutton Coldfield Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

This event is an introduction to Passivhaus and aimed at those wante to find out more about the Standard.


Site visit to Swillington School Passivhaus

Site visit to Swillington School Passivhaus

Date: 25 November 2014 Time: 18.00 to 22.30
Location: Swillington School, Church Lane, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS26 8DX Cost:

AECB Yorkshire Group visit Passivhaus School in Yorkshire


AJ Footprint Live 2014

AJ Footprint Live 2014

Date: 20 November 2014 Time: 08.30 - 17.00
Location: Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, London NW1 4LE Cost: £300 standard, £350 premium, £400 premium plus

This year's AJ Footprint Live is focusing on the sustainable built environment, real performance and future cities.


2014 Spanish Passivhaus Conference - 6CEPH

2014 Spanish Passivhaus Conference - 6CEPH

Date: 20 - 21 November 2014 Time: 2 days event
Location: Congress Centre Prince Felipe, located in the Hotel Auditorium, Madrid Cost: €188+VAT

Attend the 6th Spanish Passivhaus Conference


Introduction to Passivhaus and low carbon buildings

Introduction to Passivhaus and low carbon buildings

Date: 19 November 2014 Time: 09.00 - 13.30
Location: Hertfordshire: Venue to be confirmed. Cost: Free to eligible SME's. Booking essential.

What is considered a low carbon building, and does Passivhaus provide a clear way forward? Using The Enterprise Centre as an example of how low carbon thinking has evolved from reducing operational energy towards the Passivhaus standard, this seminar explores the reasoning behind the brief and the design teams response.


Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (Target Zero)

Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (Target Zero)

Date: 18 - 22 November 2014 Time: Over 4 consecutive days
Location: SASIE Training Centre, Waterway Street, Nottingham, NG2 3AD , UK Cost: £775

This course is aimed at experienced building trades people, site and project managers, self-builders and those wanting a more practical understanding of Passivhaus principles.


MASTERCLASS: Airtightness - Design and Application

MASTERCLASS: Airtightness - Design and Application

Date: 17 November 2014 Time: 10.45 - 17.30
Location: Saint-Gobain Innovation Centre, 95 Great Portland Street London W1W 7NY Cost: PHT members: £150 + VAT; Non-members: £220 + VAT.

With Airtightness being part of the certification criteria for Passivhaus buildings, the correct design and application of an effective air barrier is essential in achieving the required performance. This masterclass will also explore the different strategies that can be used within a Passivhaus with examples and case studies of certified developments for both new build and refurbishment.


Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (BRE)

Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (BRE)

Date: 11-12 November 2014 Time: Distance learning with 2 days face to face training plus 90 minute exam
Location: BRE, Watford Cost: £650 + VAT PHT members, £700 + VAT non members

Excellent onsite workmanship and attention to detail is critical in achieving the required Passivhaus standards. To aid this process a new qualification has been developed by the Passivhaus Institut to recognise those tradespeople that can demonstrate the required level of knowledge to construct a building to the Passivhaus standard.


UK Passivhaus Open Days

UK Passivhaus Open Days

Date: 7-9 November 2014 Time: Weekend long event
Location: All over the UK Cost: FREE

From 7th to 9th November 2014, Passivhaus owners and residents will open their homes, offices and even construction sites to share their experiences and show what Passivhaus is all about.


Pedalhaus Tour Huddersfield

Pedalhaus Tour Huddersfield

Date: 9 November 2014 Time: 10.30 - 16.00
Location: Huddersfield Cost: FREE

Coinciding with the UK Passivhaus Open Days; The Pedalhaus tour will visit 3 Passivhaus projects by bicycle in Huddersfield.


See the light

See the light

Date: 7 November 2014 Time: 8.30 - 18.00
Location: University College, Dublin Cost: €120

Passive House Association of Ireland hold their annual conference in Dublin.


Buildings Behaving Badly

Buildings Behaving Badly

Date: 6 November 2014 Time: 09.15 - 17.00
Location: Roots and Shoots, Walnut Tree Walk, Kennington, London, SE11 6DN Cost: £135

Are our construction projects performing as designed? Join the Green Register's 'Buildings Behaving Badly' seminar to discuss problems in the industry, and how to close the gap by using Building Performance Evaluation


The value of Green Buildings

The value of Green Buildings

Date: 4 November 2014 Time: 09.00 - 13.30
Location: Bedford:Venue to be confirmed shortly. Cost: Free to eligible SME's. Booking Essential.

This seminar provides an overview of what green buildings are and how they can add value to owners and occupiers. Using the frameworks of BREEAM, LEED, Passivhaus and other environmental rating systems for buildings, delegates will gain an insight into the benefits and factors affecting the value of green buildings.


AECB Carbonlite Passivhaus Designer Training

AECB Carbonlite Passivhaus Designer Training

Date: 3 November 2014 Time: Over 2 non-consecutive weeks
Location: London, St Lukes Community Centre Cost: £2000 plus VAT for PHT/ AECB members; £2349 plus VAT for non-members. £1950 Early Bird price available for PHT/AECB members

AECB CarbonLite courses offer the chance to gain the internationally recognised Certified European Passivhaus Designer qualification, on a course uniquely tailored to the UK and showcasing UK building examples. Courses are aimed principally at building professionals with an understanding of UK construction systems. Thermal Bridging is run as an optional extra module during the course.


Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (Saint-Gobain & Passive House Academy)

Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (Saint-Gobain & Passive House Academy)

Date: 3 - 7 November 2014 Time: 09.00 - 17.30
Location: Saint-Gobain Technical Academy - Erith, Kent. Cost: £742.50+VAT PHT members, £825+VAT Non members

Delivered by the Passive House Academy and hosted at the new Passive House Workshop in Saint-Gobain Technical Academy in Erith, Kent.


October 2014

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OpenHaus - UEA Enterprise Centre

OpenHaus - UEA Enterprise Centre

Date: 29 October 2014 Time: 08.30 - 11.00
Location: The Enterprise Centre Site Cabin, University of East Anglia, University Drive, Norwich, NR4 7TJ. Cost: Booking Essential. Free to eligible SME's

The Enterprise Centre (part of the Norwich Research Park) is a flagship low carbon building which will meet the highest standards for energy use and sustainability. Tours will provide an opportunity to gain an understanding of the latest design and build progress.


Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (Target Zero)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (Target Zero)

Date: 29 October 2014 Time: 8 day classroom training
Location: Portal Business Centres Ltd, Dallam Court, Dallam Lane, Warrington, WA2 7LT Cost: £1150 PHT members, £1250 non members (£250 extra for international examination)

The certified Passivhaus designer training course is aimed at qualified and motivated building professionals who have a passion to learn the art of Passive House design, the worlds leading standard in low energy, sustainable construction.


Leadership in Building Performance Conference & Exhibition

Leadership in Building Performance Conference & Exhibition

Date: 28 - 29 October 2014 Time: 09.00 - 18.00
Location: QEII Conference Centre, Westminster, London, SW1P 3EE Cost: Varies, early bird rate available until 15 Sep

CIBSE is hosting a major new conference and exhibition addressing building performance and operation.


Training day 1: What data?

Training day 1: What data?

Date: 23 October 2014 Time: 09:30 - 17:30
Location: UBS Offices, 1 Finsbury Avenue, London, EC2M 2PP Cost: General Admission £195 | Small Businesses £100 | Bulk-buy Discount £145

Delegates will leave with a good grounding in the language of building energy consumption.


UK Passivhaus Conference

UK Passivhaus Conference

Date: 16 October 2014 Time: All day
Location: Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Hertfordshire Cost: £180 + VAT PHT members, £200 Partner oganisations, £220 + VAT non members

Book now for the annual must-attend event in the UK Passivhaus calander! Aimed at industry professionals and anyone with an interest in Passivhaus. Early bird & member discounts available.


Passivhaus Technical Solutions

Passivhaus Technical Solutions

Date: 15 October 2014 Time: 14.00 - 17.30
Location: Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Hertfordshire Cost: £50 + VAT for PHT Members; £100 + VAT for non-members

The Trust will be holding Passivhaus Technical Solutions on the afternoon before the UK Passivhaus Conference in Stevenage. This is a chance for PHT members and practitioners to delve into Passivhaus issues in more technical depth.


Residential Retrofits with Marion Baeli & Robert Prewett

Residential Retrofits with Marion Baeli & Robert Prewett

Date: 13 October 2014 Time: 13.30 - 17.30
Location: Roots and Shoots, Walnut Tree Walk, Kennington, London, SE11 6DN Cost: Green Register members - £59.00, Non-members - £85.00

A half-day seminar focusing on Residential Retrofits; with a selection of case studies from Marion Baeli and Robert Prewett discusses his favourite retrofit details and junctions.


Timber Expo

Timber Expo

Date: 7 - 8 October 2014 Time: 2 day event
Location: NEC, Birmingham Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Two day event with speakers from all corners of the built environment talking in seminars focusing on big issues within the timber industry.


Passivhaus Principles & Methods

Passivhaus Principles & Methods

Date: 7 & 15 October 2014 Time: 09.00 - 17.00
Location: Coventry University, Faculty of Engineering and Computing, Gulson Road, Coventry, CV1 2JH Cost: Free to eligible SME's. Booking essential.

This workshop will give participants a working-level understanding of the Passivhaus standard, its embodiment of basic building physics and their application; the cost implication during the design, build, operation and whole life cycle; quality assurance and onsite delivery; and the certification process.


Bite-Size session: From average house to passivhaus - how to improve dwellings towards passivhaus standards.

Bite-Size session: From average house to passivhaus - how to improve dwellings towards passivhaus standards.

Date: 2 October 2014 Time: 17.00 - 19.00
Location: Pollard Thomas Edwards, Diespeker Wharf, 38 Graham Street, London, N1 8JX Cost: £35

Certified Passivhaus Designer Peter Ranken, architect at Tooley Foster architects will guide delegates through the process of turning an average house design into near Passivhaus standards.


Passivhaus and low carbon building

Passivhaus and low carbon building

Date: 2 October 2014 Time: TBC
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland Cost: Free to attend, booking essential.

Advantage Austria is delighted to be holding its next CPD oriented presentation and networking event on Passivhaus and low carbon building in the Scottish capital.


Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (Target Zero)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (Target Zero)

Date: 1 October 2014 Time: 8 day classroom training
Location: Capital Business Centre, 22 Carlton Road, South Croydon CR2 0BS Cost: £1150 PHT members, £1250 non members (£250 extra for international examination)

The certified Passivhaus designer training course is aimed at qualified and motivated building professionals who have a passion to learn the art of Passive House design, the worlds leading standard in low energy, sustainable construction.


OpenHaus - UEA Enterprise Centre

OpenHaus - UEA Enterprise Centre

Date: 1 October 2014 Time: 13.30 - 16.00
Location: The Enterprise Centre Site Cabin, University of East Anglia, University Drive, Norwich, NR4 7TJ. Cost: Booking Essential. Free to eligible SME's

The Enterprise Centre (part of the Norwich Research Park) is a flagship low carbon building which will meet the highest standards for energy use and sustainability. Tours will provide an opportunity to gain an understanding of the latest design and build progress.


Unlocking and Communicating the Value of EPD

Unlocking and Communicating the Value of EPD

Date: 1 October 2014 Time: 13.30 - 17.30
Location: Room G22, Pearson Building, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BP Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

The second of two events hosted by the ASBP focuses on the potential use and benefits of Environmental Product Declarations.


September 2014

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RIBA South West AGM and CPD event

RIBA South West AGM and CPD event

Date: 30 September 2014 Time: 18.00 - 20.30
Location: Barn A, Addlepool, Clyst St George, Exeter, Devon, EX3 0NR Cost: Free to attend, booking essential.

Regeneration Partnership Ltd host the RIBA South West AGM & provide 3 CPD presentations on WUFI, Airtightness & Moisture Management, and Mainstream sustainable building.


Homebuilding & Renovating and Home Improvement Show

Homebuilding & Renovating and Home Improvement Show

Date: 26 - 28 September Time: 10am - 5pm daily (until 6pm on Saturday)
Location: Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX Cost: One day - £17, Two day - £23

The UK's largest self-build and renovation show, including an 'Introduction to Passivhaus' from the Green Building Store


It's All in the Detail: Achieving best practice detailing for Eco-refurbishments

It's All in the Detail: Achieving best practice detailing for Eco-refurbishments

Date: 24 September 2014 Time: 09.00 - 17.00
Location: Steelcase Solutions North West, Belvedere Building, Booth Street, Manchester, M2 4AW Cost: £135

'It's All in the Detail: Achieving best practice detailing for Eco-refurbishments' is an event aimed at those who want to learn how to achieve best practice 'green' detailing including airtightness, insulation and moisture control


Retrofitting the UK building stock: what are the options?

Retrofitting the UK building stock: what are the options?

Date: 24 September 2014 Time: 09.00 - 13.30
Location: The Co-op Education Centre, 11 Fore Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1JW Cost: Free to eligible SME's. Booking Essential

What are the options for retrofitting and what is the best strategy to adopt? This seminar also considers how deep you need to refurbish, the most cost-effective options, and whether the Green Deal offers a way forward.


MASTERCLASS: MVHR & Heating Strategies

MASTERCLASS: MVHR & Heating Strategies

Date: 22 September 2014 Time: 11.00 - 17.30
Location: Saint Gobain Innovation Centre, 95 Great Portland Street London W1W 9NY Cost: £150 + VAT for PHT members, £220 + VAT for non-members

When designing to Passivhaus standard, Mechanical Ventilation Systems with Heat Recovery (MVHR) are essential to achieve the required performance levels by providing fresh air supply with minimal heat-loss.


PHT/AECB Norfolk PedalHaus Tour

PHT/AECB Norfolk PedalHaus Tour

Date: 20 September 2014 Time: All day
Location: Norfolk Cost: Free

Organised by the Passivhaus Trust and the AECB, visit a Passivhaus project located in the Norfolk countryside by bicycle.


Open House London 2014

Open House London 2014

Date: 20 - 21 September 2014 Time: All day
Location: Various London Locations Cost: Free. Booking is essential

Open House London is a city-wide celebration of the buildings, places and neighbourhoods where we live and work with free access to buildings, on-site projects and public spaces.


Resource Efficiency - Doing More with Less

Resource Efficiency - Doing More with Less

Date: 18 September 2014 Time: 14.30 - 17.30
Location: Room G22, Pearson Building, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BP Cost: Free to eligible SMEs

The first of two events hosted by the ASBP examining a life cycle approach to design and construction, looking at the potential benefits of this approach and the impacts caused by construction materials.


OpenHaus - UEA Enterprise Centre

OpenHaus - UEA Enterprise Centre

Date: 17 September 2014 Time: 08.30 - 11.00
Location: The Enterprise Centre Site Cabin, University of East Anglia, University Drive, Norwich, NR4 7TJ. Cost: Booking Essential. Free to eligible SME's

The Enterprise Centre (part of the Norwich Research Park) is a flagship low carbon building which will meet the highest standards for energy use and sustainability. Tours will provide an opportunity to gain an understanding of the latest design and build progress.


EuroPHit Regional Workshop

EuroPHit Regional Workshop

Date: 16 September 2014 Time: 09.30-15.30
Location: Saint Gobain Innovation Centre, 95 Great Portland Street, London. W1W 7NY. Cost: FREE

The workshop will look at technical solutions as well as the financial models required to make EnerPHit projects viable and attractive in Europe.


Warm & Healthy Homes Show

Warm & Healthy Homes Show

Date: 12 - 13 September 2014 Time: Opens Friday 10.00, closes Saturday 13.00
Location: CoRE, Normacot Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, ST3 1PR Cost: Free to attend

The Centre of Refurbishment Excellence (CoRE) in Longton is staging a two-day public event designed to help people understand how they can feel warmer, be healthier and live greener.


Natural materials in the built environment

Natural materials in the built environment

Date: 10 September 2014 Time: 09.00 - 13.30
Location: St Johns Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 0WS Cost: Free to eligible SME's. Booking essential.

Using the UEA Enterprise Centre, which is aiming for Passivhaus Standard, as a case study, this seminar examines the advantages of natural materials in the built environment.


AECB Carbonlite Passivhaus Designer Training

AECB Carbonlite Passivhaus Designer Training

Date: 8 September 2014 Time: Over 2 non-consecutive weeks
Location: Bristol, Business Environment Offices at CityPoint Cost: £2000 plus VAT for PHT/ AECB members; £2349 plus VAT for non-members. £1950 Early Bird price available for PHT/AECB members

AECB CarbonLite courses offer the chance to gain the internationally recognised Certified European Passivhaus Designer qualification, on a course uniquely tailored to the UK and showcasing UK building examples. Courses are aimed principally at building professionals with an understanding of UK construction systems. Thermal Bridging is run as an optional extra module during the course.


Introduction to Passivhaus Retrofit

Introduction to Passivhaus Retrofit

Date: 4 September 2014 Time: 09.30 - 16.30
Location: The Centre of Refurbishment Excellence, Normacot Road, Stoke On Trent, ST3 1PR Cost: £100, free to eligible SME's

This complementary introduction to Passivhaus Trust' Retrofit Masterclass will explain how the Passivhaus EnerPHit standard sets a standard for domestic retrofit operation and the approaches one may take towards certification.


Passivhaus Principles & Methods

Passivhaus Principles & Methods

Date: 4 September 2014 Time: 09.00 - 17.00
Location: Birmingham Cost: Free to eligible SME's. Booking essential.

This workshop will give participants a working-level understanding of the Passivhaus standard, its embodiment of basic building physics and their application.


OpenHaus - UEA Enterprise Centre

OpenHaus - UEA Enterprise Centre

Date: 3 September 2014 Time: 08.30 - 13.00
Location: The Enterprise Centre Site Cabin, University of East Anglia, University Drive, Norwich, NR4 7TJ. Cost: Booking essential. Free to eligible SME's

The Enterprise Centre (part of the Norwich Research Park) is a flagship low carbon building which will meet the highest standards for energy use and sustainability. Tours will provide an opportunity to gain an understanding of the latest design and build progress.


Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (Stroma)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (Stroma)

Date: 1 September 2014 Time: two 5-day classroom sessions
Location: Various Stroma training centres Cost: £1850 inc optional exam refresher

Stroma Certification CEPH Designer course is intensive and delivered as two 5-day classroom sessions, with an examination at the end. An optional 1-day refresher can also be attended just before the examination.


August 2014

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OpenHaus - UEA Enterprise Centre

OpenHaus - UEA Enterprise Centre

Date: 20 August 2014 Time: 8.30 - 11.00
Location: The Enterprise Centre Site Cabin, University of East Anglia, University Drive, Norwich, NR4 7TJ. Cost: Booking Essential. Free to eligible SME's

The Enterprise Centre (part of the Norwich Research Park) is a flagship low carbon building which will meet the highest standards for energy use and sustainability. Tours will provide an opportunity to gain an understanding of the latest design and build progress.


July 2014

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2 day workshop: Passivhaus Principles and Methods

2 day workshop: Passivhaus Principles and Methods

Date: 23rd & 31st July Time: 09.00 - 17.00
Location: Coventry Cost: Free for eligible West Midlands SME's, booking essential

This 2 day free workshop, delevered by the Green Gauge Trust, will give participants a working-level understanding of the Passivhaus standard, its embodiment of basic building physics and their application; the cost implication during the design, build, operation and whole life cycle; quality assurance and onsite delivery; and the certification process.


Site Visit: PassivHaus Pharmacy and Apartment

Site Visit: PassivHaus Pharmacy and Apartment

Date: 26 July 2014 Time: 11.00 - 13.00
Location: 53 OConnell Street, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, Ireland Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Dont miss this chance to visit to a Passivhaus Pharmacy in Ireland.


Certified European Passive House Designer Training (BRE)

Certified European Passive House Designer Training (BRE)

Date: 21 July - 1 August 2014 Time: Over 2 non-consecutive weeks
Location: BRE Wales & South West, Ethos, Kings Road, Swansea Waterfront, SA1 8AS Cost: £1,780.00 PHT members, £1,930.00 non members

The course is being delivered by the Energy Systems Research Unit, University of Strathclyde, the Building Research Establishment Centre of Excellence in Energy Utilisation.


Designing and delivering Passivhaus and low carbon buildings 2

Designing and delivering Passivhaus and low carbon buildings 2

Date: 16 July 2014 Time: 09.00 - 16.30
Location: St Johns Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 0WS Cost: Free to eligible SME's

Following on from Passivhaus 1, this seminar focuses on some of the specifics issues and processes involved in the delivery of Passivhaus and low carbon buildings.


Multi-Comfort Building Seminar

Multi-Comfort Building Seminar

Date: 11 July 2014 Time: 09.30 - 12.15
Location: Saint Gobain Innovation Centre, 95 Great Portland Street London W1W 9NY Cost: Free to attend, registration essential

Hear from Passivhaus Trust Chief Executive Jon Bootland on how to achieve high levels of occupant thermal comfort using minimal energy for heating and cooling. Plus find out more about the Passivhaus Masterclass series.


AECB Conference

AECB Conference

Date: 11 - 12 July 2014 Time: 11.00 - 17.00
Location: Wills Hall at the University of Bristol, Parrys Lane, Stoke Bishop, Bristol BS9 1AE Cost: AECB members £230 + VAT, non AECB members £270 + VAT

This year, low energy retrofit takes a huge step forward as AECBs Andy Simmonds launches our new Carbonlite retrofit web based course. The usual high quality technical workshops and short presentations discuss the principles, science and details that make low energy retrofit work, we revisit our oldest building material and ask what does sustainability really mean when we build in timber.


UK Passivhaus Awards 2014 & Passivhaus Trust 4th Anniversary

UK Passivhaus Awards 2014 & Passivhaus Trust 4th Anniversary

Date: 1 July 2014 Time: 13.00 - 19.30
Location: Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN Cost: £50 + VAT PHT member

Bookings for the UK Passivhaus Awards 2014 are finally open. Join us to celebrate our 4th anniversary and be the first to hear the announcement of UK award winners.


June 2014

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SELF BUILD PASSIVHAUS: Talk by Paul Testa

SELF BUILD PASSIVHAUS: Talk by Paul Testa

Date: 28 June 2014 Time: 14.00
Location: The ROCO open house, 344 Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2WH Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Imagine living in a house that had no heating bills. Now imagine that you could build that house for just £45K!


University of Kent Passivhaus Symposium

University of Kent Passivhaus Symposium

Date: 27 June 2014 Time: 09.00 - 17.00
Location: Kent School of Architecture at the University of Kent, Canterbury Cost: Voluntary £25 donation, booking essential.

A one-day conference aimed at industry practitioners (contractors, architects, consultants, and manufacturers particularly SMEs), planners, policy researchers and academics. This conference is jointly organised by the Centre for Architectural and Sustainable Environment and the University of Kent Environmental Innovation Network (E-iNet).


Site visit to Rainham: 51 homes development to Passivhaus standard

Site visit to Rainham: 51 homes development to Passivhaus standard

Date: 26 June 2014 Time: 10.00 - 13.00
Location: Rainham College for Construction, New Road, Rainham, Essex, RM13 8G Cost: Free to eligible SME's

This is a unique opportunity to visit a set of domestic Passivhaus dwellings during the latter stages of its construction. This visit provides an overview of a low carbon timber SIPS panel design. The dwellings will be Passivhaus certified.


Passivhaus enters the Mainstream

Passivhaus enters the Mainstream

Date: 25 June 2014 Time: 09.00 - 16.30
Location: 1 Birdcage Walk, London, United Kingdom, SW1H 9JJ Cost: Various

Passivhaus is an engineering approach to the low energy design of buildings giving a far better operational performance than required by current Building Regulations.


Passivhaus Excellence breakfast

Passivhaus Excellence breakfast

Date: 25 June 2014 Time: 08.00 - 09.30
Location: Addleshaw Goddard Sovereign House, Sovereign Street Leeds LS1 1HQ Cost: £35

Morning presentations on Passivhaus from leading industry experts, Elrond Burrell from Architype, and Chair of PHT Board Chris Herring.


Fabric First Event

Fabric First Event

Date: 24 June 2014 Time: All day
Location: Birmingham Cost: £85 plus VAT per person

Fabric First Event is a one day conference and exhibition designed to present the benefits of adopting fabric first methodologies in respect of modern energy efficient buildings.


RIBAJ Sustainability Conference

RIBAJ Sustainability Conference

Date: 24 June 2014 Time: 08.30 - 17.00
Location: Arup Associates, 8 Fitzroy St, London W1T 4BJ Cost: £259 + VAT

Take a step back from the sustainability frenzy to look at the bigger picture. Are our regulatory targets not only realisable but under achieving? What criteria should form the true measure of sustainability? And can joined-up thinking create a new green paradigm?


Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (Target Zero)

Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (Target Zero)

Date: 23 - 26 June 2014 Time: Over 4 days
Location: Highfields Technology Centre, Jesse Boot Avenue, Nottingham, NG7 2RU Cost: £637.50 PHT members, £677.50 Non members

The course will include an additional practical demonstration on air tightness at no additional cost to candidates.


Low Carbon Buildings: What About Health and Wellbeing?

Low Carbon Buildings: What About Health and Wellbeing?

Date: 18 June 2014 Time: One Day Conference
Location: Faculty of Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK Cost:

The UKIEG annual meeting is a conference and networking event for a multidisciplinary audience of academics, policy makers and industry experts with an interest in improving indoor environments for health and well being.


Designing and delivering Passivhaus and low carbon buildings 2

Designing and delivering Passivhaus and low carbon buildings 2

Date: 18 June 2014 Time: 9.30 - 16.30
Location: Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford Campus, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ Cost: Free to eligible SME's

Following on from Passivhaus 1, this seminar focuses on some of the specifics issues and processes involved in the delivery of Passivhaus and low carbon buildings.


Passivhaus: Low Energy buildings made profitable

Passivhaus: Low Energy buildings made profitable

Date: 18 June 2014 Time: 17.45 - 21.00
Location: Austrian Trade Commission, 45 Prince's Gate, London SW7 2QA Cost: Free to attend, registration essential

Patron Members, Advantage Austria, launch a series of CPD orientated technical workshops and networking sessions


PassivHaus is not just for Grand Designs

PassivHaus is not just for Grand Designs

Date: 17 June 2014 Time: 15.00 - 18.00
Location: Trinity Arts Centre, Trinity Road, Bristol BS2 0NW Cost: Free to attend, registration essential

gcp Architects ask has the tipping point come for larger scale housing developments? Organised as part of Bristol's Big Green Week


The business case for large scale non-domestic PassivHaus?

The business case for large scale non-domestic PassivHaus?

Date: 17 June 2014 Time: 19.30 - 21.15
Location: Trinity Arts Centre, Trinity Road, Bristol BS2 0NW Cost: Free to attend, registration essential

As part of Bristol Big Green Week, gcp architects have organised a chance to hear from Interserve regarding their Passivhaus office, University of Leicester Medical centre Passivhaus development and Brussels city approach to adopting the standard.


Tutorial: DesignPH

Tutorial: DesignPH

Date: 16 June 2014 Time: Half day - with optional morning sketch up introduction for beginners
Location: Saint Gobain Innovation Centre, 95 Great Portland Street London W1W 7NY Cost: PHT members £150 + VAT, afternoon only £120 + VAT. Non members £200 + VAT, afternoon only £150 + VAT

This tutorial, limited to around 20 participants and led by Dave Edwards, author of DesignPH software, will demonstrate the 3D plugin for PHPP. Participants will be shown how to upload projects as well as adjust and update detailed designs.


The New Economy: Sustainability 2014

The New Economy: Sustainability 2014

Date: 12 June 2014 Time: 8.30 - 13.00
Location: John Innes Centre, Norwich Cost: Free to attend, registration essential

Now in its fifth year, this half-day conference has a clear overriding theme, The New Economy and showcases sustainable products and innovations.


Energy innovation in buildings: showcasing local exemplars

Energy innovation in buildings: showcasing local exemplars

Date: 12 June 2014 Time: 9.15 - 16.00
Location: University of Reading, The Meadow Suite Cost: Free to eligible SME's

RE:Start Local aims to help SMEs secure local business opportunities arising from the increasing number of renewable energy and low carbon building retrofit investments in South East England.


FIT for Business Seminar: A+ AND AFTER The Future of Energy Efficiency

FIT for Business Seminar: A+ AND AFTER The Future of Energy Efficiency

Date: 11 June 2014 Time: 14.30 - 15.15
Location: Telford International Conference Cost: Free to attend, registration essential

Dont miss a chance to hear Dr Benjamin Krick of the Passivhaus Institute on the standard in the UK at the FIT for Business


Retrofitting the UK building stock: What are the options?

Retrofitting the UK building stock: What are the options?

Date: 11 June 2014 Time: 09.00 - 13.30
Location: Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford Campus, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ Cost: Free to eligible SME's

What are the options for retrofitting and what is the best strategy to adopt? How deep do you need to refurbish? What are the most cost-effective options, and does the Green Deal offer a way forward?


Introduction to Passivhaus

Introduction to Passivhaus

Date: 10 June 2014 Time: 08.00 - 17.00
Location: Heath House Mill, nr Huddersfield Cost: £295 (+ VAT) per person

Green Building Company are offering this one day intensive course focusing on the techniques and details that were used at the Denby Dale Passivhaus project.


National Retrofitting Conference 2014

National Retrofitting Conference 2014

Date: 4 June 2014 Time: 10.00 - 16.00
Location: Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square, Manchester, M2 5DB Cost: Various

Sustainable Homes and partners present a one-day national conference bringing together some of the sector's most innovative projects, technologies and successful schemes on retrofitting.


Designing and delivering Passivhaus and low carbon buildings 1

Designing and delivering Passivhaus and low carbon buildings 1

Date: 4 June 2014 Time: 9.00 - 16.30
Location: Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford Campus, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ Cost: Free to eligible SME's

What is considered a low carbon building, and does Passivhaus provide a clear way forward? Using The Enterprise Centre as an example of how low carbon thinking has evolved from reducing operational energy towards the Passivhaus standard, this seminar explores the reasoning behind the brief and the design team’s response.


London Festival of Architecture 2014

London Festival of Architecture 2014

Date: 1 - 30 June 2014 Time: Events throughout the month
Location: Various London Locations Cost: Free to attend, registration essential

Taking place throughout June, the annual festival provokes questions about the contemporary and future life of the city, and promotes positive change to its public realm. The city-wide programme is delivered by leading cultural and academic institutions alongside associated projects by practices and individuals.


May 2014

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2014 Encraft Passivhaus Event

2014 Encraft Passivhaus Event

Date: 30 May 2014 Time: 09.30 - 16.30
Location: Faraday Wharf, Holt Street, Birmingham B7 4BB Cost: £45 PHT members, £50 non members

Encraft are holding a one day Passivhaus conference in Birmingham, aimed primarily at construction and built environment development professionals representing Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) and Local Authorities (LAs).


Eco-Fair 2014

Eco-Fair 2014

Date: 22 May 2014 Time: 08.30 - 16.00
Location: Leeds Cost: Free

Eco-Fair is the largest environmental business event in the North of England, focusing on four key topics; energy saving, waste reduction, greener transport and motivating change.


Lancaster Green Open Homes Weekends

Lancaster Green Open Homes Weekends

Date: weekends 29/30 March and 17/18 May 2014 Time: Tours are noon, 2pm and 4pm
Location: Lancaster District Cost: Free

Visit the award winning Lancaster Cohousing Passivhaus development during the Lancaster Green Open Homes Weekend


South Wiltshire Green Open Homes Weekend

South Wiltshire Green Open Homes Weekend

Date: 17 - 18 May 2014 Time: tours are 10am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm
Location: Various South Wiltshire locations Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

As part of Green Open Homes Weekend, visit the first certified Passivhaus in Wiltshire. Detached Family home with predicted energy costs of £100 per annum.


Just for start-ups: thinking of setting up a business in the built environment sector?

Just for start-ups: thinking of setting up a business in the built environment sector?

Date: 13 May 2014 Time: 17.30 - 20.00
Location: University of East Anglia Cost: Free to eligible SME's

The Centre for the Built Environment (CBE) is holding a business start-up event for all building sectors, from architects to plumbers. The event will cover everything you need to know about starting a business, and will feature presentations from legal and accountancy experts.


Grand Designs London Live

Grand Designs London Live

Date: 3 - 11 May 2014 Time: 10.00 - 18.00
Location: Excel, London Cost: Various

Grand Designs Live returns to the ExCel Centre in London for its tenth year. Over 500 exhibitors with sections including interiors, gardens, home improvement, self-build and renovations.


MASTERCLASS: Passivhaus Retrofit

MASTERCLASS: Passivhaus Retrofit

Date: 1 May 2014 Time: 09.30 - 17.30
Location: Royal College Room 215, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Cost: £150 + VAT for PHT members, £200 + VAT for non-members

This Masterclass focuses on what to look out for when designing, specifying, building and commissioning EnerPHit projects.


April 2014

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Large Scale Passivhaus: Developments in the UK

Large Scale Passivhaus: Developments in the UK

Date: 30 April 2014 Time: 13.30 - 17.30
Location: Room 512, Thomas Graham Building, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Cost: £15 + VAT PHT Members, £20 + VAT Non Members

The event will focus on the financial and logistical propositions for successfully delivering high quality Passivhaus in the current market.


Retrofitting the UK building stock: what are the options?

Retrofitting the UK building stock: what are the options?

Date: 30 April 2014 Time: Half day morning event
Location: The Eco Innovation Centre, Peterscourt, City Road, Peterborough, PE1 1SA Cost: Free to Centre of Built Environment business members

Half day event that examines the options for retrofitting and what is the best strategy to adopt. Best practice and case studies ranging from Part L to Passivhaus EnerPHit will be discussed.


Growing Communities: Sustainable Education Buildings

Growing Communities: Sustainable Education Buildings

Date: 29 April 2014 Time: 14.00 - 18.00
Location: The Building Centre, Store Street, London Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

A chance to hear about London's first educational Passivhaus building, Stebon Primary school


Green Sky Thinking 2014

Green Sky Thinking 2014

Date: 28 April - 2 May 2014 Time: Varies
Location: Various London Locations Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Effective sustainable solutions derive from innovative collaboration across the whole life-cycle from planning, development, design and construction to client, manager and end-user. The value of Green Sky Thinking Week is offering a showcase of these exemplar practical solutions to how we make London's built environment sustainable.


AECB Carbonlite Passivhaus Designer Training

AECB Carbonlite Passivhaus Designer Training

Date: 28 April 2014 Time: Over 2 non-consecutive weeks
Location: Plymouth, National Marine Aquarium Cost: £2000 plus VAT for PHT/ AECB members; £2349 plus VAT for non-members. £1950 Early Bird price available for PHT/AECB members

AECB CarbonLite courses offer the chance to gain the internationally recognised Certified European Passivhaus Designer qualification, on a course uniquely tailored to the UK and showcasing UK building examples. Courses are aimed principally at building professionals with an understanding of UK construction systems. Thermal Bridging is run as an optional extra module during the course.


Certified European Passive House Designer Training (BRE)

Certified European Passive House Designer Training (BRE)

Date: 28 April - 2 May 2014 Time: Over 2 non-consecutive weeks
Location: University of Strathclyde, John Anderson Building, 107 Rottenrow East, Glasgow, G4 0NG Cost: £1,780.00 PHT members, £1,930.00 non members, £965 Scottish SME

The course is being delivered by the Energy Systems Research Unit, the Building Research Establishment Centre of Excellence in Energy Utilisation.


18th International Passivhaus Conference

18th International Passivhaus Conference

Date: 25 - 26 April 2014 Time: 2 day conference
Location: Aachen, Germany Cost: 585 euro 2 days, 432 euro 1 day PHT Members

Now in its 18th year, the 2 day International Passivhaus conference disseminates all things Passivhaus from projects, events and latest news


Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (BRE)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (BRE)

Date: 23 April - 2 May 2014 Time: Distance Learning and 7 training days split over two weeks
Location: BRE, Watford Cost: £2,250+VAT (standard price); £2,000+VAT (PHT members)

The Certified European Passivhaus Designer (CEPH) qualification provides candidates with all of the skills necessary to successfully design and deliver domestic buildings to the Passivhaus standard. This CEPH training course is conducted by the BRE.


GHA Low Carbon for Real: Solutions to the performance gap

GHA Low Carbon for Real: Solutions to the performance gap

Date: 15 April 2014 Time: 14.00 - 17.00
Location: The Building Centre, Store Street, London Cost: £85 + VAT PHT Members. £99 + VAT Non-members

Post construction testing has repeatedly revealed a significant gap between the designed and as built thermal performance of new homes. The Government is responding to this issue through its current review of the Building Regulations and support to a Zero Carbon Hub led industry work programme.


Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (PHA)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (PHA)

Date: 14th -17th April 2014 Time: Over 2 non consecutive weeks
Location: The University of Nottingham Cost: £1233 + VAT PHT Members, £1370 + VAT Non Members

This eight day course delivered by Passive House Academy, is aimed at ALL Building Professionals,including Architects and Mechanical, Civil, Structural and Electrical Engineers, Contractors and Builders.


Embodied Carbon Week

Embodied Carbon Week

Date: 7 - 11 April 2014 Time: Week long event
Location: Various locations Cost: Varies. Booking is essential

Embodied Carbon Week will include a programme of events hosted by UK-GBC members and representatives from across the industry. These events will highlight the theme of Life Cycle Analysis - seeing the whole picture.


Site visit to timber framed Passivhaus dwellings in Martham, Norfolk

Site visit to timber framed Passivhaus dwellings in Martham, Norfolk

Date: 10 April 2014 Time: 9.30 - 12.00
Location: Martham, Norfolk Cost: Free to Centre of Built Environment business members

This is a unique opportunity to visit a set of domestic Passivhaus dwellings during the latter stages of its construction. This tour provides an overview of a low carbon timber frame design. The dwellings are aiming to be Passivhaus certified.


Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (BRE)

Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (BRE)

Date: 10-11 April 2014 Time: Distance learning with 2 days face to face training plus 90 minute exam
Location: BRE Watford Cost: £550 + VAT (standard price); £500 + VAT (discounted price for CIOB and PHT members); Examination Fee £150 + VAT

Excellent onsite workmanship and attention to detail is critical in achieving the required Passivhaus standards. To aid this process a new qualification has been developed by the Passivhaus Institut to recognise those tradespeople that can demonstrate the required level of knowledge to construct a building to the Passivhaus standard.


ASPB Embodied Carbon Debate: Why, how & when?

ASPB Embodied Carbon Debate: Why, how & when?

Date: 9 April 2014 Time: 15.00 - 17.00
Location: The Cruciform Building, B404 - LT2, Gower St, LONDON, WC1E 6BT Cost: Free to attend, registration essential

ASBP responded to the January 2014 UKGBC consultation on 2019 Zero Carbon, with a strong call that measurement of embodied and sequestered carbon should be included in the 2019 definitions.


MASTERCLASS: Passivhaus Delivery, ensuring quality and managing risk

MASTERCLASS: Passivhaus Delivery, ensuring quality and managing risk

Date: 9 April 2014 Time: 11.00 -17.30
Location: Saint Gobain Innovation Centre, 95 Great Portland Street London W1W 9NY Cost: PHT members: £150 + VAT; Non-members: £200 + VAT.

This masterclass, limited to around 20 participants and led by Nick Grant and Bill Butcher, some of the UKs most experienced practitioners in delivering successful Passivhaus projects, focuses on what to look out for when quoting for, specifying, designing, building and commissioning Passivhaus projects.


Learn how to Build a Strawbale Passivhaus

Learn how to Build a Strawbale Passivhaus

Date: 7 - 11 April 2014 Time: 08.45 - 17.00
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk Cost: £325 per week. 10% discount if you book both courses £585.

Practical Strawbale Building Course delivered by Straw Works. Airtightness is essential for a Passivhaus, and the course teaches you how to achieve this with straw walls.


SEDA Pedalhaus Tour

SEDA Pedalhaus Tour

Date: 5 April 2014 Time: 10.00 - 16.00
Location: Loch Lomond National park Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Get on your bike and visit low energy homes in Loch Lomond National park. Long and short routes cater for all.


March 2014

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Centre of the Built Environment: Site visit to straw bale Passivhaus

Centre of the Built Environment: Site visit to straw bale Passivhaus

Date: 28 March 2014 Time: 13.00 - 15.30
Location: Hickling, Norfolk Cost: Free to Centre of Built Environment business members

Afternoon visit to a domestic straw bale Passivhaus during the latter stages of its construction. This tour provides an overview of a low carbon and low embodied carbon design.


Sustainable Seminars at Homebuilding & Renovating Show

Sustainable Seminars at Homebuilding & Renovating Show

Date: 27 - 30 March 2014 Time: All day
Location: NEC, Birmingham Cost: Seminars included in the price of a show ticket

The Homebuilding & Renovating Show in March at the NEC Birmingham has Self build & Home Improvement Seminars, with a brand new Eco Homes Theatre, where you can discover sustainable energies for your home.


Green Register, WUFI Pro Heat & Moisture Simulation Workshop

Green Register, WUFI Pro Heat & Moisture Simulation Workshop

Date: 26 - 27 March 2014 Time: Two day course
Location: The Human Rights Action Centre, 17 - 25 New Inn Yard, EC2A 3EA Cost: £650 if booked before 13 February. £700 thereafter.

This two-day course provides a practical introduction to WUFI Pro hygrothermal numerical simulation. It is simulation software for understanding the risk of interstitial condensation, mould, rot and freeze-thaw in buildings.


What is Passivhaus?

What is Passivhaus?

Date: 20 March 2014 Time: 18.30 - 21.00
Location: Uni of Westminster, Hogg Lecture Theatre, 35 Marylebone Road, NW1 5LS Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

CPD event organised by CIAT, explains the basics of Passivhaus with European and International exemplar projects.


Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Date: 20th March 2014 Time: One Day Course
Location: BRE Watford Cost: £350+VAT (this includes PHPP manual and software worth £144 incl.VAT) ; 10% discount for PHT members

The Passivhaus Standard is the fastest growing low energy standard in Europe with over 20,000 building realised to date, with many more currently being designed and constructed. Passivhaus buildings have a high level of indoor air quality and roughly achieve a 75% reduction in space heating requirements compared to the standard practice for UK new build.


CoRE Building Fabric Retrofit

CoRE Building Fabric Retrofit

Date: 17 March 2014 Time: 9.30 - 16.00
Location: Centre of Refurbishment Excellence, Normacot Road, Longton, ST3 1PR Cost: £200 + VAT. PHT members receive 10% discount

CPR accredited course delivered by by Mark Elton, sustainableBYdesign and Peter Rickaby, Rickaby Thompson Associates


Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (Target Zero)

Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (Target Zero)

Date: 10 March 2014, Exam 15 March 2014 Time: Over 4 days
Location: Flexible Meetings, Olympic Park, Olympic Way, Warrington Cost: £470 for non-members; 10% discount for PHT members; Additional £200 for the international examination)

The aim of this training for the 'Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson' certification is to convey an overall impression of the interdisciplinary Passivhaus concept to tradespeople involved in the construction industry.


Passivhaus Events at Ecobuild 2014

Passivhaus Events at Ecobuild 2014

Date: 4-6 March 2014 Time: 3 day event
Location: ExCeL London Cost: Free to attend, registration essential

Passivhaus is a strong theme at Ecobuild 2014, the biggest sustainable design and construction event in the world.


Passivhaus Trust organise Design Zone Seminars at Ecobuild

Passivhaus Trust organise Design Zone Seminars at Ecobuild

Date: 4 - 6 March 2014 Time: Varies
Location: Design Zone, Ecobuild, Excel, London Cost: Free

Passivhaus related seminars at the Design Zone have been organised in association with PHT at this years Ecobuild.


February 2014

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Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (Target Zero)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (Target Zero)

Date: 26 February 2014, Examination 29 March 2014 Time: 8 day classroom training
Location: Flexible Meetings, Olympic Park, Olympic Way, Birchwood, Warrington, WA2 OYL Cost: £1215 PHT members £1350 non members (Additional £250 for the international examination)

The certified Passivhaus designer training course is aimed at qualified and motivated building professionals who have a passion to learn the art of Passive House design, the world’s leading standard in low energy, sustainable construction. Target Zero work in collaboration with the Passivhaus Institut in Germany, the world authority on this type of construction, and with the international Passive House community.


South West Energy Centre: Passivhaus CPD

South West Energy Centre: Passivhaus CPD

Date: 19 February 2014 Time: 9.30 - 12.30
Location: South West Energy Centre, White Rock, Long Road, Paignton, TQ4 7BL Cost: Free to attend, registration essential

design, planning issues, certification, construction and operation. The demonstration Passivhaus allows visitors to see the construction methods in practice. Speakers will provide more detail about all the aspects of the Passivhaus which could be of interest.


MASTERCLASS: Passivhaus Delivery, ensuring quality and managing risk

MASTERCLASS: Passivhaus Delivery, ensuring quality and managing risk

Date: 17 February 2014 Time: 11.00 -17.30
Location: Saint Gobain Innovation Centre, 95 Great Portland Street London W1W 9NY Cost: PHT members: £150 + VAT; Non-members: £200 + VAT.

This masterclass, limited to around 20 participants and led by Mark Siddall, Nick Grant and Bill Butcher, some of the UKs most experienced practitioners in delivering successful Passivhaus projects, focuses on what to look out for when quoting for, specifying, designing, building and commissioning Passivhaus projects.


Passive Buildings and Active Occupants: In Pursuit of Zero Carbon Living

Passive Buildings and Active Occupants: In Pursuit of Zero Carbon Living

Date: 13 February 2014 Time: 16.00 - 18.00
Location: Blue Room, Students Centre, University College Dublin, Belfielf, Dublin 4. Cost: 20 Euro. Free UCD students.

The Passive House Association of Ireland (PHAI), is holding an event that examines how Passive houses may play an integral role to zero carbon living.


Carbonlite Passivhaus Designer Training (AECB)

Carbonlite Passivhaus Designer Training (AECB)

Date: 10-14 February & 10-14 March 2014 Exam on 29 March Time: Over two, non-consecutive weeks
Location: London Cost: £2000 plus VAT for PHT/ AECB members (£1950 Early Bird offer to 10th Jan 2014); £2349 plus VAT for non-members

AECB CarbonLite, in association with WARM Low Energy Building Practice, offers a Passivhaus Designer programme specifically for the UK. This is for the internationally accredited qualification of Certified European Passivhaus Designer.


Healthy Buildings, Healthy People

Healthy Buildings, Healthy People

Date: 5 February 2014 Time: 17.30 - 20.00
Location: Cullinan Studio, 5 Baldwin Terrace, London, N1 7RU Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

ASBP will be building an evidence base around healthy buildings, healthy people during 2014.


January 2014

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CoRE Whole House Retrofit

CoRE Whole House Retrofit

Date: 28 January 2014 Time: 9.30 - 16.00
Location: Centre of Refurbishment Excellence, Normacot Road, Longton, ST3 1PR Cost: £200 + VAT. PHT members receive 10% discount

This Masterclass will be delivered by Robert Prewett (Partner, Prewett Bizley Architects) and Russell Smith (Managing Director, Parity Projects)


Site visit of a domestic Passivhaus in Cambridge

Site visit of a domestic Passivhaus in Cambridge

Date: 22 January 2014 Time: 9.30 - 12.00
Location: Homerton Conference Centre, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH Cost: Free to eligible SME's

Centre of the Built Environment is hosting a site visit to a residential Passivhaus in Cambridge.