Passivhaus Affiliate

Sustainability Summit: Scotland Build 2017

Date: 23 November 2017 Time: 14.00 - 16.30
Location: SEC Glasgow, Exhibition Way, Glasgow, G3 8YW Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

The Passivhaus Trust has entered a partnership with Scotland Build 2017 to provide an afternoon of talks during the sustainability summit on November 23rd, 2017 at the SEC in Glasgow.

Scotland Sustainability Summit


Passivhaus Programme:

14.15 Non-Domestic Passivhaus Projects in the UK

  • An intro and overview of the UK Passivhaus Trust

  • Overcoming the energy and comfort performance gap in UK buildings

  • The benefits of Passivhaus and why it works - the evidence gained from detailed monitoring

  • The experience of delivering the UK's first Passivhaus schools, the UK's first Archive and Record Centre, and the UK's first university building

Jonathan Hines, Director, Architype

14.35 Passivhaus - Larger-Scale Residential Development for Scotland

  • Overview of UK residential Passivhaus developments

  • Passivhaus is about reliability and comfort as well as energy efficiency

  • Overcoming barriers to Passivhaus development

Chris Morgan, Director, John Gilbert Architects

14.50 Living the dream, creating a reality

  • Working for individuals building their own homes, architects often have the opportunity to translate people’s dreams into built reality

  • How spaces work, feel and perform is part of this

  • A pioneering Passivhaus project in Scotland and some other projects on the drawing board

Kirsty Maguire, Director, Kirsty Maguire Architect Ltd.

15.05 Passivhaus Trust Q&A Session

From 15.20 : Drinks and networking  

An opportunity to meet speakers Jonathan Hines - Architype, Chris Morgan - John Gilbert Architects, Kirsten Priebe - Passivhaus Trust along with other Passivhaus Trust members.


To register for your free ticket please use the online booking form


Further Information

Scotland Build Expo 2017


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