Passivhaus Affiliate

Passivhaus and Embodied Carbon

Date: 2nd February 2012 Time: 10:00 - 13:30
Location: SmartLife Low Carbon Centre, Cambridge CB4 2QT Cost: FREE

This event on Passivhaus and Embodied Carbon is the third in a regular series of events on low carbon construction promoted by University of East Anglia (UEA)’s Low Carbon Innovation Centre and InCrops Enterprise Hub. Christine Reumscheussel from DR Architecten, Hamburg Germany will be presenting her experience of Passivhaus projects in Germany.

Topics include :
Making Passivhaus mainstream: The German experience  Christine Reumscheussel, founding architect of DR Architecten based Hamburg, Germany will be speaking about the German experience of Passivhaus. DR Architecten have been involved in passivhaus projects since 2003 including the Hamburg Haus at the Shanghai Expo in 2011 and Passivhaus apartments in Berlin

UEA Exemplar Building: Creating a passivhaus building that is a carbon sink The UEA are in a tender process in which a team will be appointed to build a 3000m2 building that will be passivhaus and BREEAM outstanding certified and made with low embodied carbon materials. This seminar will look at the challenges associated with such a design brief.

Passivhaus and Hemcrete: Using hemp and lime to create a passivhaus home Using Lime Technology’s Hembuild® timber panels, construction of the 210 square metre home is set to begin in September 2011.
Registration: If you would like to attend please contact Julia O’Rourke, InCrops events co-ordinator by Tuesday 24 January Email Tel: 01603 591765. 

Registration and coffee from 10:00. Presentations to start at 10.30. 
12.15 Questions and discussion - close at 13:00. A light lunch will be provided.

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