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Passivhaus Principles in Refurbishment

Date: 1st March 2011 Time:
Location: Ecobuild - Excel, London Cost: FREE

ecobuild logoOne of the biggest challenges in achieving a low carbon built environment is improving the performance of existing buildings. Passivhaus principles can be applied to refurbishment as well as new build, and a new Passivhaus refurbishment standard is soon to be available. With the help of case studies, this session looks at how Passivhaus can help with refurbishment in theory and in practice.


Chair: Paul Smyth, Passivhaus Manager, Inbuilt Ltd

12.30 – 12.55  The new Passivhaus Refurbishment Standard EnerPHit from the Passivhaus Institute

                            Melissa Taylor, Technical Manager, Passivhaus Trust

                           DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION HERE.


12.55 – 13.20  The challenge of Passivhaus standards in refurbishment and what can be achieved

                            Paul Smyth, Passivhaus Manager, Inbuilt Ltd


13.20 – 13.40  Case study: retrofit of an Edwardian property using Passivhaus principles

                            Robert Prewett, Partner, Prewett Bizley Architects


13.40 – 14.00  Case Study: refurbishment of Mayville Community Centre

                            Justin Bere, Director, Bere Architects


This seminar will take place in North Gallery Room 4 and is part of the 'Simplifying standards, guides & tools' stream.

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