Passivhaus Affiliate

Passivhaus - What does it all mean?

Date: 20th February 2013 Time: 14:00
Location: Loughborough University, Dept of Civil & Building Cost: FREE

Passivhaus is a the fasting growing energy performance standard in the world.

The presentation by Richard Tibenham - Gladwoodwill cover:

  • Brief introduction to Gladwood Design Ltd.
  • Brief description of Passivhaus; examples of existing Passivhaus buildings in the UK.
  • Why Passivhaus?

o   Discussion of how Passivhaus differs from other approaches and the benefits available.

o   Discussion of lessons learnt from historical ‘low-energy’ designs.

  • What is Passivhaus? A discussion of the fundamental element that create a Passivhaus, including:

o   Insulation requirements

o   Thermal bridge free design

o   Air tightness

o   Form

o   Solar gains

o   MVHR

o   Economics

o   Examples of projects in practice

  • Environmental comfort; Discussion of the environmental comfort aspects of Passivhaus, including thermal comfort, surface temperatures, radiant heat, air stratification.


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Jane Newton
0845 0706133


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