Passivhaus Affiliate

Passivhaus Product Training Event

Date: 25 February 2015 Time: 09.30 - 16.00
Location: Heath House Mill, nr Huddersfield Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Green Building Store - Product training event

Green Building Store are offering an intensive hands-on product training day on Wednesday 11th June 2014  for specifiers and building professionals looking at three key product areas of vital importance for Passivhaus & low energy projects. Areas covered include:

High performance windows & doors: 9.30-11am

Presented by Green Building Store Director Chris Herring, one of the UK's leading experts in high performance fenestration. Covering:

  • High performance glazing
  • U values & G values
  • Frame materials
  • Passivhaus requirements
  • Optimum positioning of windows to minimise thermal bridging
  • Specification - overview of Green Building Store window & door products

Coffee break 11 - 11.30am

Airtightness & moisture management: 11.30am - 1pm

Presenter TBC. Covering:

  • Basic description of airtightness and why it is so important
  • Consequences of a lack of airtightness and common failure areas
  • Moisture management and Intelligent membranes
  • Some INTELLIGENT solutions for achieving airtightness including onsite details
  • Airtightness standards both Internationally and in the UK

Lunch break: 1-2pm (light snacks/ sandwiches provided by Green Building Store)

MVHR for Passivhaus projects: 2-4pm

Presented by Andrew Farr, Green Building Store's MVHR Technical Manager. Covering:

  • Basic description of Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery systems
  • Optimum design & layout for MVHR systems
  • Avoiding common MVHR installation pitfalls
  • Specification - overview of Green Building Store MVHR products


Places for the product training day are limited so please get in touch ASAP to book your place. Priority for places on the product training day will be given to those attending the Introduction to Passivhaus course on 24th February.

To register your interest, visit the Green Building Store website.

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