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Cumbria Green Build Festival: Passivhaus & EnerPHit Workshop

Date: 20 September 2016 Time: 10.00 - 16.30
Location: Dalston Recreation Centre: Recreation Field, Dalston, CA5 7QB Cost: Free, booking essential

Cumbria Green Build: Passivhaus & EnerPHit workshopDelve into the methods and materials behind these rigorous standards for low-energy buildings and retrofits, hosted by Ecological Building Systems. This full-day event features sessions by a range of experts.


10.00-10.15 Registration & coffee

Introduction to Ecological Building Systems & the day

Penny Randell, Director of Ecological Building Systems


Introduction to the principles of Passivhaus and UK case studies

Fintan Wallace, Ecological Building Systems (Architectural Technologist, Certified Passivhaus Designer and Certified Passivhaus Tradesman)


Achieving airtightness & moisture management in low-energy buildings

Neil Turner, Technical Sales Manager, Ecological Building Systems

12.00-12.30 Passivhaus builds using Cumbrian timber-frame solutions – Stephen Gurney, Eden Insulation
12.30-1.15 Lunch

Introduction to the principles of EnerPHit and a case study on “Passivistas” – the first certified EnerPHit project in the South Eastern Mediterranean region

Ilias Igoumenidis, Technical Support Engineer, Ecological Building Systems (Certified Passivhaus Designer)


Cumberworth radical retrofit featuring a whole-house ‘deep retrofit’ for a hard-to-treat property in Cumberworth, West Yorkshire

Bill Butcher, Director of Green Building Store

3.00-4.00  Open forum with questions and discussion around the displays of Passivhaus windows, mechanical ventilation and heat recovery (MVHR), blower door testing and airtightness.



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