Passivhaus Affiliate

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.  It will host teaching and learning accommodation – including a 300 seat lecture theatre – as well as providing inspirational and collaborative workspace for green start-ups and small businesses.

As well as targeting BREEAM Outstanding and Passivhaus Certification, The Enterprise Centre will also set new standards in building concept and design through the innovative use of natural materials and bio-based products.

Tours will provide an opportunity to gain an understanding of the latest design and build progress; See first-hand, the innovative timber frame structure and low carbon concrete foundations. 

Please note:

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - boots, jacket and helmet - will be required.
  • The tour is subject to changes in the build programme. 
  • The event will be CPD accredited.  Refreshments will be provided.

This site visit is equivalent to 3 of the 12 hours free business support and is valued at approximately £200 of ERDF funded assistance.



Centre for the Built Environment (CBE)

Booking is essential. Priority places will be given to eligible SME's from the East of England (Bedfordshire, Cambridge, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk).

If you are not an eligible SME, a small number of paid places will be available. To purchase a ticket  please contact Julia O'Rourke on 01603 591765. 

It is anticipated that tours of The Enterprise Centre will be very popular, so book early to avoid disappointment. 

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