Passivhaus Affiliate

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

In the UK itself, the adoption of Passivhaus is rapidly growing – with over 250 buildings completed and certified at the end of 2013, and a significant number in the process of being completed. To look at this emerging area in depth, Encraft are pleased to be organising a day-long conference in Birmingham.


Who should attend: 

Aimed at construction and built environment development professionals representing Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) and Local Authorities (LAs). If you work in housing, either new build or maintenance, then this is the conference for you. Consultants, architects, academics, contractors, surveyors and suppliers interested in Passivhaus are also welcome to attend. 

Themes include: 

You will hear first-hand, the experiences, successes and challenges faced by people in similar job roles within similar organisations; understand why they have chosen Passivhaus for one or more of their schemes, and how they have made the business case for this internally.

  • Passivhaus Overview and Certification
  • Why opt for Passivhaus: Perspectives from RSLs and LAs
  • Funding Models for Passivhaus: Whole-life costs of Passivhaus projects.
  • Avoiding potential pitfalls of Passivhaus.

Short case-study presentations from a variety of UK Passivhaus projects will feature at this event.


Confirmed speakers include:

  • Kym Mead, Associate Director – Passivhaus Trust
  • Dr. David Strong, Chairman of the Energy Efficiency Partnership for Buildings
  • Brian Carroll, Head of Development – Hastoe Group
  • Michelle Christiansen, Senior Development Manager – Camden Borough Council
  • Richard Gawthorpe, Managing Director – Beattie Passive Norse
  • Helen Brown, Head of Building Physics – Encraft
  • Martin Montgomery, Managing Director – Gumpp and Maier
  • Phil Summers, Co-Founder – R.gen
  • Steve Groves, Repairs and Maintenance Manager, Portsmouth City Council


£45 PHT members, £50 non members. All prices inclusive of VAT. Limited space available. To book, please visit:

Eventbrite booking page


Further information:


Please contact Sameer Shirodkar.

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