Passivhaus Affiliate

Constructing Excellence South West Housing Summit

Date: 24 November 2015 Time: 09.00 - 13.00
Location: Sandy Park, Sandy Park Way, Exeter, EX2 7NN Cost: £50 +VAT, CESW members - £25 +VAT

Join Constructing Excellence South West for their 2015 Housing Summit as leading industry speakers discuss the innovative projects and case studies that aim to provide more, and better homes throughout the South West of England.

Emma Osmundsen of Exeter City Council makes the case for Passivhaus, whilst the city is quickly establishing itself as a Passivhaus hotbed. A number of mid to large-scale Passivhaus developments are underway in the city such as a leisure centre designed by Gale & Snowden Architects aiming to be the first Passivhaus swimming complex in the UK.



  • 8.30 Registration, networking and refreshments
  • 9.00 Welcome & Introduction: Andrew Carpenter, Chief Executive, CESW
  • 9.10 Keynote Presentation: Lisa Broom, Homes & Communities Agency
  • 9.35am The skills we need to fulfil our ambitions: RogerStone, CITB
  • 10.00 Passivhaus – Is this the answer? Emma Osmundsen, Exeter City Council
  • 10.25 Tea/coffee & networking
  • 10.55 Space standards for housing: An RIBA view Andrew Forth, RIBA Policy & PublicAffairs Manager
  • 11.20 A combination of private & affordable housing solutions: Barbara Richardson, Yarlington Housing Group
  • 11.45 Cornish Custom Build case study: Jon Sawyer, Igloo Regeneration
  • 12.10 Panel Q & A
  • 12.30 Lunch
  • 13.00 Finish


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