Passivhaus Affiliate

SEDA Green Drinks - 'The Future of Housing'

Date: 5 February 2015 Time: 18.00 - 21.00
Location: Lecture Theatre - Reid Building, Glasgow School of Art, 167 Renfrew Street, G3 6RQ, Glasgow, United Kingdom Cost: PHT members: £5, Non-members: £7.50

SEDA are delighted to host the first Scottish showing of Ben Adam-Smith's film "The Future of Housing and How Airtightness Can Help". Ben will introduce the film and be available for questions and debate afterwards. 

Funded through a kickstarter campaign, the film aims to provide an easy-to-understand guide to airtightness, as well as the benefits and difficulties of achieving it on site. Its aimed at building clients, self builders and construction professionals. This documentary aims to put the myths to bed and shed light on why airtight construction really makes a lot of sense.

The evening will be accompanied with drinks and discussion.

Production Team

Ben Adam-SmithHaving spent over 15 years working in TV and radio, Ben Adam-Smith now runs production company Regen Media. His passion is for creating content on environmental issues and helping forward-thinking businesses promote themselves using new media. Particularly drawn to construction, he launched website House Planning Help in 2012 to learn and also share information with others about building energy-efficient homes. 

Steve Folland - as a radio host for many years, Steve has an instinct for what makes compelling content. He will be able to enhance the script and make suggestions of how to keep things moving.

Paul Jennings - from Aldas is an air leakage specialist with over 25 years experience. As such he's carried out airtightness tests on a huge variety of different buildings, including some of the most energy efficient in the UK.

Elrond Burrell - an associate at one of the UK's leading sustainable architecture firms and an advocate of the Passivhaus standard, his input in the development stages will help bring clarity to the documentary.

Mike Coe - a former ITN News cameraman, Mike is passionate about action against climate change. As such he lives in a very energy-efficient, largely off-grid house himself.

Tim Waymouth - a broadcast editor with 20 years experience specialising in documentaries and factual entertainment genres.



Tickets can be bought in advance and on the door. To book now, visit SEDA's Eventbrite page.


Further information:

The Scottish Ecological Design Association (SEDA) -

House Planning Help -

Previous PHT news story, 11 December 2014 - House Planning Help highlights the importance of airtightness in new documentary

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