Expo Seminars

There will be a number of short seminars covering the key aspects of Passivhaus design and construction. These seminars will be free of charge to Expo visitors and will offer a chance to hear from the leading product manufacturers and designers.

An introduction to Passivhaus

14:10 – 14:25: Kym Mead, Passivhaus Trust

Technical Director of the Passivhaus Trust gives an overview on what the Standard is, what is required to claim it and who the Passivhaus Trust are.

Passivhaus window installation

14:25 – 14:45: REHAU

Window manufacture, REHAU, explain why the devil is in the detail when installing Passivhaus windows, and reveal the benefits of certified Passivhaus components.

Insulation in a Passivhaus

14:45 – 15:00: Kingspan Insulation

Let the walls do the work – A fabric first approach requires a super-insulated structure. Kingspan advise on what options are available and what to look for in achieving a cosy warm home.

An update on our self-build campaign

16:00 – 16:20: Passivhaus self-build experts

Dreaming of building your forever house? Make it a Passivhaus. The ‘Passivhaus goes Personal’ campaign addresses the benefits of why building to Passivhaus may be the best choice you could make.

Passivhaus building fabric choices

16:20 – 16:35: Cygnum Timber Frame

Lightweight or heavyweight? Cygnum Timber Frame explain how Passivhaus can successfully be built with any construction system.

The importance of Passivhaus ventilation

16:35 – 16:50: Green Building Store

Yes, you can open windows! Green Building Store explain how ventilation works in draft free buildings, what kit is required and how they provide constant clean fresh air.