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October 2017

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Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Construction

Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Construction

Date: 10 October 2017 Time: 13.45 - 17.30
Location: Pollard Thomas Edwards, Diespeker Wharf, 38 Graham Street, London, N1 8JX Cost: Individual session - £112 exc. VAT for PHT members, All four sessions - £400 exc. VAT for PHT members

The Passivhaus Bitesize course aims to explain the general principles of what makes a good low energy, comfortable building, based on the Passivhaus standard.


Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (Passive House Academy)

Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (Passive House Academy)

Date: 4-5 October 2017 Time: Over 2 days
Location: Unit 4 Gyproc Business Park, Church Manor Way, Erith, Kent DA8 1DE Cost: £395+VAT (Optional online exam prep - £275 inc. VAT, Exam fee - £175+VAT)

A 2 day course aimed at building contractors looking to learn the practical skills required of building to the Passivhaus standard.


Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Fundamentals

Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Fundamentals

Date: 3 October 2017 Time: 13.45 - 17.30
Location: Pollard Thomas Edwards, Diespeker Wharf, 38 Graham Street, London, N1 8JX Cost: Individual session - £112 exc. VAT for PHT members, All four sessions - £400 exc. VAT for PHT members

The Passivhaus Bitesize course aims to explain the general principles of what makes a good low energy, comfortable building, based on the Passivhaus standard.


September 2017

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Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Date: 29 September 2017 Time: tbc
Location: BRE Academy, Watford Cost: PHT members tbc, Non-members £250 + VAT

This 1-day course and workshop is aimed at those with an interest in low-energy design, construction and the Passivhaus standard in general


RIBA East Great British Buildings Talks and Tours: The Enterprise Centre

RIBA East Great British Buildings Talks and Tours: The Enterprise Centre

Date: 27 September 2017 Time: 17:00 - 18:45
Location: University of East Anglia, University Drive, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7TJ Cost: RIBA members - £7.50, Non members - £10.00, Students - £5.00

Join RIBA East for a tour of the award-winning Enterprise Centre and a talk from the designers Architype.


Passivhaus Social: Birmingham

Passivhaus Social: Birmingham

Date: 12 September 2017 Time: 13.30 - 17.30
Location: Acivico, Louisa House, 92-93 Edward Street, Birmingham, B1 2RA Cost: Free for LA & HA's. Invite only.

A free event for leading-edge local authorities and housing associations who have adopted, or are considering adopting, the Passivhaus standard. Invitation only.


Certified Passivhaus Designer Training & Site Visits (AECB Carbonlite)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training & Site Visits (AECB Carbonlite)

Date: 4 September 2017 Time: Over 2 non-consecutive weeks
Location: Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre, HR2 6LA Cost: £2400 plus VAT for PHT/ AECB members; £2800 plus VAT for non-members; Early bird rates available

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. This course also features a number of site visits to exciting Passivhaus projects, with the opportunity to meet the occupants and designers.


August 2017

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2017 OpenHaus: Manor Farm

2017 OpenHaus: Manor Farm

Date: 29 - 31 August 2017 Time: 3 consecutive days
Location: Manor Farm, Lower Tale, Payhembury, Honiton, Devon, EX14 3HL Cost: Free, booking essential

Nearing completion, new business unit at Manor Farm is constructed with timber frame. Passivhaus was decided upon to keep running costs low, but also to provide a special, comfortable place to learn and do business.


Passivhaus Talks & CPDs in Swindon

Passivhaus Talks & CPDs in Swindon

Date: 26 August 2017 Time: 13.30 - 14.15
Location: NSBRC, Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way, Swindon, SN5 8UB Cost: Free

PHT Patron member Green Building Store are running free lunchtime talks on Passivhaus for selfbuilders at NSBRC in Swindon


Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (Passive House Academy)

Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (Passive House Academy)

Date: 15-16 August 2017 Time: Over 2 days
Location: National Construction College, 4 Fountain Avenue, Inchinnan Business Park, Inchinnan, Renfrew PA4 9RQ, Glasgow Cost: £395+VAT (Optional online exam prep - £275 inc. VAT, Exam fee - £175+VAT)

A 2 day course aimed at building contractors looking to learn the practical skills required of building to the Passivhaus standard.


Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (Passive House Academy)

Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (Passive House Academy)

Date: 3-4 August 2017 Time: Over 2 days
Location: Unit 4 Gyproc Business Park, Church Manor Way, Erith, Kent DA8 1DE Cost: £395+VAT (Optional online exam prep - £275 inc. VAT, Exam fee - £175+VAT)

A 2 day course aimed at building contractors looking to learn the practical skills required of building to the Passivhaus standard.


July 2017

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2017 OpenHaus: Kintyre Passivhaus

2017 OpenHaus: Kintyre Passivhaus

Date: 29 July 2017 Time: 10.00 - 17.00
Location: Trowley Bottom, St Albans AL3 8DW Cost: Free, booking essential

270m2 timber frame new build is currently under construction and aiming for Passivhaus certification. Completion is due in September 2017.


Passivhaus Talks & CPDs in Swindon

Passivhaus Talks & CPDs in Swindon

Date: 29 July 2017 Time: 13.30 - 14.15
Location: NSBRC, Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way, Swindon, SN5 8UB Cost: Free

PHT member Green Building Store are running free lunchtime talks on Passivhaus for selfbuilders at NSBRC in Swindon


2017 OpenHaus: Picture House Court

2017 OpenHaus: Picture House Court

Date: 26 July 2017 Time: 16.00 - 18.00
Location: Bedminister, Bristol, BS3 Cost: Free, booking essential

This is a live construction site where you will be able to see Passivhaus construction in action.


Green Building Store Passivhaus Open Day

Green Building Store Passivhaus Open Day

Date: 22 July 2017 Time: 11.00 - 15.00
Location: Heath House Mill, Heath House Lane, Bolster Moor, Golcar, Huddersfield, HD7 4JW Cost: Free, booking essential

The event offers a chance to meet some of the Green Building Store team and find out more about Passivhaus and low energy construction and retrofit at a series of talks.


Chediston Passivhaus

Chediston Passivhaus

Date: 19 July 2017 Time: 10.00 - 16.00
Location: Chediston, Suffolk Cost: Free, booking essential

This traditional 4-bedroom home in a small Suffolk village is aiming for Passivhaus certification.


Bolingbroke Grove

Bolingbroke Grove

Date: 17 July 2017 Time: 10.00 - 16.00
Location: Bolingbroke Grove, London, SW11 Cost: Free, booking essential

A London urban home, currently under construction in a conservation area opens its doors as part of OpenHaus 2017.


Passivhaus Workshop

Passivhaus Workshop

Date: 14 July 2017 Time: 10:00 - 14:00
Location: The National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon, SN5 8UB Cost: Free, booking essential

Join Beattie Passive and a number of PHT members at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre for a free Passivhaus workshop.


The Institution of Structural Engineers' Sustainability Conference 2017

The Institution of Structural Engineers' Sustainability Conference 2017

Date: 13 July 2017 Time: 9:30 - 16:30
Location: The Institution of Structural Engineers, 47-58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS, UK Cost: ISE members: £82 +VAT, non-members: £210 +VAT, students: £50 +VAT

The Institution of Structural Engineers' Sustainability Conference 2017 will explore the role of the structural engineer in adapting to, and mitigating, the effects of global warming and climate change. Don't miss your chance to hear PHT Patron Architype discuss Passivhaus design, Passivhaus school case studies, and the implications for structural engineers.


Passivhaus Social: Bristol

Passivhaus Social: Bristol

Date: 12 July 2017 Time: 13.30 - 17.30
Location: CREATE Centre, Smeaton Road, Bristol, BS1 6XN Cost: Free for LA & HA's. Invite only.

A free event for leading-edge local authorities and housing associations who have adopted, or are considering adopting, the Passivhaus standard. Invitation only.


Ellingham

Ellingham

Date: 12 July 2017 Time: 10.00 - 16.00
Location: Ellingham, Norfolk Cost: Free, booking essential

A timber frame bungalow surrounded by woodland on the edge of a Norfolk village opens is doors as part of OpenHaus 2017.


New Homes and Our Health

New Homes and Our Health

Date: 6 July 2017 Time: 10.00 - 16.00
Location: University of Sheffield, Arts Tower, Bolsover St, Sheffield S3 7NA Cost: PHT members £50+VAT, Non-members £75+VAT

The UK built environment is well placed to deliver solutions that benefit our health and wellbeing, but experience suggests that there are a number of problems regarding the understanding and delivery of these outcomes. This conference explores both the technical problems and solutions and should contain essential knowledge for developers, designers, asset managers and constructors.


June 2017

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Passivhaus Bitesize Training

Passivhaus Bitesize Training

Date: 27 June 2017 Time: 13.45 - 17.30
Location: Manchester Cost: Per session - PHT members £112, Non members £125

The Passivhaus Bitesize course aims to explain the general principles of what makes a good low energy, comfortable building, based on the Passivhaus standard.


Masterclass: Summer Comfort

Masterclass: Summer Comfort

Date: 26 June 2017 Time: 10.30 - 17.15
Location: Imagine Room, The Studio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham, B2 5EP Cost: PHT members: £150 + VAT; Non-members: £200 + VAT

Mark Siddall, LEAP and Nick Grant, Elemental Solutions will give an overview of the potential causes of overheating in Passivhaus buildings, and give guidance in how to design, build and operate in order to prevent overheating issues.


2017 OpenHaus: RAD building

2017 OpenHaus: RAD building

Date: 23 June 2017 Time: 07.30 - 10.00
Location: University of Nottingham, Sir Colin Campbell Building (Room BO3), Innovation Park Jubilee Campus, Nottingham, NG7 2TU Cost: Free, booking essential

An opportunity to visit a large campus building currently under construction and aiming to become the University of Nottingham's first Passivhaus.


SEDA Conference: Conservation / Restoration / Retrofit

SEDA Conference: Conservation / Restoration / Retrofit

Date: 23 June 2017 Time: 2 day conference
Location: The Engine Shed, Forthside Way, Stirling, FK8 2BY Cost: £60 - £80

2 day SEDA Conference focuses on Conservation, Restoration, and Retrofit. Day 1 includes Passivhaus case studies.


2017 OpenHaus: Hove Passivhaus

2017 OpenHaus: Hove Passivhaus

Date: 20 June 2017 Time: 19.00
Location: 31 Old Shoreham Road Hove, BN3 6NR Cost: Free, booking essential

Join the AECB Brighton group for a site tour of a new build in Hove, aiming for Passivhaus.


UK Passivhaus Open Days: Press Manor Fishery

UK Passivhaus Open Days: Press Manor Fishery

Date: 17-18 June 2017 Time: 11:00 and 14:00 daily
Location: Birkin Lane, Peak District S45 0LQ Cost: Free, booking essential

Join Lomas Architecture for a tour of a new-build timber frame Passivhaus home located near the picturesque village of Ashover in rural Derbyshire.


UK Passivhaus Open Days Summer 2017

UK Passivhaus Open Days Summer 2017

Date: 16 - 18 June 2017 Time: 3 consecutive days
Location: Nationwide Cost: Free, booking essential

Visit a Passivhaus in the summertime, when the weather is fine!


May 2017

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Certified European Passive House Designer Training (BRE)

Certified European Passive House Designer Training (BRE)

Date: 22 - 26 May 2017 Time: 09.00 - 17.00
Location: BRE Wales Cost: £1780 +VAT PHT members, £1930 +VAT non members

Delivered by the University of Strathclyde Energy Systems Research Unit, the BRE Centre of Excellence in Energy Utilisation in partnership with the BRE Academy, this qualification will provide you with all the skills necessary to successfully design and deliver buildings to the Passive House Standard.


Pedalhaus Tour

Pedalhaus Tour

Date: 20 May 2017 Time: 08.30 - 17.00
Location: Canterbury West Station - Dover Priory station Cost: Free, booking essential

Organised by AECB Kent group, the cycle tour will begin in Canterbury, visiting interesting buildings, including a couple of Passivhaus, stopping for tea at Pines Calyx Tea Room.


Green Sky Thinking 2017

Green Sky Thinking 2017

Date: 15 May 2017 Time: week long event
Location: London Cost: Free, booking essential

Green Sky Thinking is a week long, London-wide events programme for built environment and property professionals, organised by Open-City.


Passivhaus & CLT

Passivhaus & CLT

Date: 11 May 2017 Time: 09.00 - 16.30
Location: The Building Centre 26 Store St, London, WC13 7BT Cost: tbc

Join PHT member, Ecological Building Systems on the 11th May at their London Masterclass: Insulating and Achieving Airtightness with Cross Laminated Timber.


Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (AECB Carbonlite)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (AECB Carbonlite)

Date: 8 May 2017 Time: Over 2 non-consecutive weeks
Location: South Bank University, London Cost: £2400 plus VAT for PHT/ AECB members; £2800 plus VAT for non-members; Early bird rates available

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.


Passivhaus Bitesize Training

Passivhaus Bitesize Training

Date: 2 May 2017 Time: 13.45 - 17.30
Location: Bristol Cost: Per session - PHT members £112, Non members £125

The Passivhaus Bitesize course aims to explain the general principles of what makes a good low energy, comfortable building, based on the Passivhaus standard.


April 2017

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21st International Passivhaus Conference

21st International Passivhaus Conference

Date: 28 - 29 April 2017 Time: 2 consecutive days
Location: Messe Wien Congress Center, Vienna, Austria Cost: 690 Euro. PHT members receive additional 10% discount

Passivhaus for all is the theme for the 2017 International Passivhaus Conference.


Self-build Showcase

Self-build Showcase

Date: 28 April 2017 Time: 10.20 - 16.30
Location: Hethel Engineering Centre, Chapman Way, Hethel NR14 8FB Cost: Free, booking essential

Find out more about Passivhaus with Beattie Passive at this upcoming self-build showcase.


Introduction to PHPP for domestic/residential

Introduction to PHPP for domestic/residential

Date: 25 April 2017 Time: 09.00 - 12.00
Location: Encraft, Brandon House Courtyard, William Street, Leamington Spa, CV32 4HJ Cost: £99+VAT PHT members receive 10% discount

Encraft deliver a series of half-day training sessions to develop skills in delivering low energy buildings. This session introduces the Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP) workbook that is used to model the energy performance of buildings.


Certified European Passive House Designer Training (BRE)

Certified European Passive House Designer Training (BRE)

Date: 24 - 28 April 2017 Time: 09.00 - 17.00
Location: BRE Scotland Cost: £1780 +VAT PHT members, £1930 +VAT non members

Delivered by the University of Strathclyde Energy Systems Research Unit, the BRE Centre of Excellence in Energy Utilisation in partnership with the BRE Academy, this qualification will provide you with all the skills necessary to successfully design and deliver buildings to the Passive House Standard.


Building Biology & Passivhaus

Building Biology & Passivhaus

Date: 18 April 2017 Time: 17.00 - 19.00
Location: Alec French Architects 27 Trenchard Street Bristol, BS1 5AN Cost: £35

As part of the Green Register's Bitesize Sessions, PHT member, Gale & Snowden Director, Tomas Gärtner, and client, Hugh Saxby, will be sharing their experience of the journey of building a new family home incorporating Passivhaus and Buiding Biology from a designer's, specifier's, and end-user's perspective.


Passivhaus Self Build Site

Passivhaus Self Build Site

Date: 14 April 2017 Time: tbc
Location: Suffolk Cost: Free, booking essential

Visit a self-build Passivhaus under construction. Beattie Passive are hosting tours at a number of their sites across the country.


Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (Passive House Academy)

Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Training (Passive House Academy)

Date: 11-12 April 2017 Time: Over 2 days
Location: Unit 4 Gyproc Business Park, Church Manor Way, Erith, Kent DA8 1DE Cost: £395+VAT (Optional online exam prep - £275 inc. VAT, Exam fee - £175+VAT)

A 2 day course aimed at building contractors looking to learn the practical skills required of building to the Passivhaus standard.


AECB CarbonLite Advanced Retrofit Training

AECB CarbonLite Advanced Retrofit Training

Date: April 2017 (exact date tbc) Time: Over a number of weeks
Location: Online Cost: AECB Members from £410+VAT, Non-members from £446+VAT

This cutting edge advanced retrofit training course is the culmination of five years of investment by the AECB and now qualifies for 35 points towards CEPH renewal.


Site Tour - Kellogg College Hub aiming for Passivhaus

Site Tour - Kellogg College Hub aiming for Passivhaus

Date: 5 April 2017 Time: 12.45 - 14.00
Location: University of Oxford Cost: Free, booking essential

A chance to see an aspiring Passivhaus nearing completion.


March 2017

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Zehnder & Enhabit joint CPD: Designing comfort and air quality into low energy homes with MVHR systems

Zehnder & Enhabit joint CPD: Designing comfort and air quality into low energy homes with MVHR systems

Date: 29 March 2017 Time: 12.00 - 17.00
Location: Concept House, Customer Experience Centre, Watchmoor Point, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 3AD Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Join Zehnder & Enhabit for a half-day CPD exploring the benefits and issues surrounding Mechanical Ventilation and Heat Recovery (MVHR) systems.


Passivhaus Bitesize Training

Passivhaus Bitesize Training

Date: 28 March 2017 Time: 13.45 - 17.30
Location: London Cost: Per session - PHT members £112, Non members £125

The Passivhaus Bitesize course aims to explain the general principles of what makes a good low energy, comfortable building, based on the Passivhaus standard.


Introduction to Passivhaus and EnerPHit

Introduction to Passivhaus and EnerPHit

Date: 28 March 2017 Time: 09.00 - 12.00
Location: Encraft, Brandon House Courtyard, William Street, Leamington Spa, CV32 4HJ Cost: £99+VAT PHT members receive 10% discount

PHT member Encraft are launching a series of half-day training sessions to develop skills in delivering low energy buildings.


Introduction to Passivhaus

Introduction to Passivhaus

Date: 24 March 2017 Time: 13.00 - 14.30
Location: The National Self Build & Renovation Centre Swindon SN5 8UB Cost: Free, booking essential

Green Building Store's Sales Manager Mike Shufflebotham will give an introduction to the Passivhaus low energy building standard, which will be based on his popular Passivhaus CPD.


Homebuilding & Renovating Show

Homebuilding & Renovating Show

Date: 23 - 26 March 2017 Time: 4 consecutive days
Location: NEC Birmingham Cost: 1 day £18, 2 day £24. Advance tickets £12

The Passivhaus goes Personal campaign can be found at the Homebuilding and renovating show.


Indoor air quality, airtightness and ventilation: a challenging balancing act

Indoor air quality, airtightness and ventilation: a challenging balancing act

Date: 22 March 2017 Time: 09.00 - 16.30
Location: Create Centre, Smeaton Road, Bristol, BST BS1 6XN Cost: PHT members £99, Non PHT members £149

Airtightness and ventilation seminar will discuss the main problem areas, present case studies illustrating good practice and outline solutions


Ecobuild

Ecobuild

Date: 7-9 March 2017 Time: 3 consecutive days
Location: Excel, London Cost: Free, booking essential

The Trust can be found exhibiting & delivering seminars at the giant sustainable design and construction trade show in Excel, London.


Selfbuild & Design Show

Selfbuild & Design Show

Date: 4 - 5 March 2017 Time: 2 consecutive days
Location: Peterborough Arena, East of England Showground, Peterborough, PE2 6XE Cost: £6 advanced booking. £12 on the door

Passivhaus goes Personal campaign travels to the Selfbuild & Design show


Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (Whole House Energy)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (Whole House Energy)

Date: 1 March 2017 Time: 9 days over 3 weeks
Location: Eaton & Otley College, Easton Campus, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 5DX Cost: £1912.50+VAT PHT members, £2,250+VAT non members

Whole House Energy offer the chance to gain the internationally recognised Certified European Passivhaus Designer qualification, with local site visits to Passivhaus projects at various stages of construction.


February 2017

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ASBP Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo 2017

ASBP Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo 2017

Date: 15 February 2016 Time: 09.00 - 17.30
Location: UCL Roberts Building, Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7JE Cost: Tickets from £75-£150. £100 for PHT members (+VAT) 20% early bird discount extended until 15/01.

This Conference and Expo will explore the extent to which careful product selection can have a positive influence on occupant health.


Delivering cavity wall Passivhaus

Delivering cavity wall Passivhaus

Date: 14 February 2017 Time: 08.00 - 16.45
Location: Green Building Store HQ, Huddersfield Cost: £295 +VAT 10% discount for PHT members

Aimed primarily at building professionals new to Passivhaus, including presentations, informal discussions and site visit to the Denby Dale & Golcar Passivhaus. 


Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (AECB Carbonlite)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (AECB Carbonlite)

Date: 6 February 2017 Time: Over 2 non-consecutive weeks
Location: Plymouth Cost: £2400 plus VAT for PHT/ AECB members; £2800 plus VAT for non-members; Early bird rates available

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.


January 2017

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Zero: How low can we go?

Zero: How low can we go?

Date: 25 January 2017 Time: 17.30 - 19.30
Location: 19th Floor, 240 Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 8BF Cost: PHT/GHA/AECB members £20.00, Non members £40.00, Partners £25.00

Is nearly zero-energy the right target for improving building performance and where does Passivhaus fit?


Site Visit: Offsite Passivhaus Retrofit

Site Visit: Offsite Passivhaus Retrofit

Date: 25 January 2017 Time: 11.00 - 12.30
Location: Birmingham Cost: Free, booking essential

Beattie Passive off an opportunity to visit some exciting Passivhaus retrofits for Birmingham City Council


Custom Build Passivhaus Public exhibition

Custom Build Passivhaus Public exhibition

Date: 25 January 2017 Time: 16.00 - 19.00
Location: he Venue, 650 Manchester Road, Stocksbridge, S36 1DY Cost: Free

A planning application for a terrace of 10 houses between 1 and 15 Hunshelf Park, Stocksbridge. The application will be submitted to Sheffield Council in February 2017.