Programme

Session 1 - Zero carbon policy

9:30 - 11:00 (Registration from 8:30)

Herringbone Suite 

Welcome from the Chair - Jon Bootland, Chief Executive, Passivhaus Trust

Zero carbon building code and Passivhaus in Vancouver

Zero carbon building code and Passivhaus in Vancouver

Sean Pander is responsible for the development of the zero-carbon building code at the City of Vancouver and was instrumental in the creation of the Provincial Energy Step Code.  He will describe how both codes evolved and were informed by the Passivhaus standard.
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Sean Pander

Sean Pander

Green Building Manager, City of Vancouver

A low carbon future – Leeds’ Climate Commission

A low carbon future - Leeds’ Climate Commission

A city wide partnership aiming to shape Leeds’ transition to a low carbon, climate resilient city and to mirror the strategic priorities of the UK Committee on Climate Change (UKCCC) at a city scale.

Tom Knowland

Tom Knowland

Head of Sustainable Energy & Climate Change, Leeds City Council

Glasgow’s climate change strategy and journey to Passivhaus

Glasgow’s climate change strategy and journey to Passivhaus

The Scottish Government’s climate change policy aims for over 42% carbon reductions by 2020. Glasgow is exploring how Passivhaus can aid successful implementation of these ambitious targets.

Michelle Mundie

Michelle Mundie

Group Manager (Investment), Glasgow City Council
Mark Atherton

Mark Atherton

Director of Environment, Association of Greater Manchester Authorities

Setting higher standards: Panel discussion

Session 2 - Case studies from near to zero

11:30 - 12.45

Residential case studies

Herringbone Suite 

Chaired by Chris Herring, Director, Green Building Store

Near zero approach in volume housebuilding – Goldsmith Street, Norwich

Near zero approach in volume housebuilding - Goldsmith Street, Norwich

This development of 105 homes for Norwich City Council proves that delivery of Passivhaus at scale is achievable, as the ambitious project nears completion.

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David Moorcroft, Director of Regeneration and Development, Norwich City Council & James Turner, Associate, Mikhail Riches

Addressing social needs in near & zero carbon housing – Cannock Mill Cohousing, Essex

Addressing social needs in near & zero carbon housing - Cannock Mill Cohousing, Essex

Offering an alternative housing solution, Cannock Mill Cohousing development in Essex strives to deliver 23 Passivhaus homes.

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Anne Thorne, Anne Thorne Architects

Large-scale zero carbon housing: Leeds Climate Innovation District

Large-scale zero carbon housing: Leeds Climate Innovation District

A £125 million landmark development of 500 low carbon homes alongside manufacturing, leisure and office buildings.

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Jonathan Wilson, CITU

Non-domestic case studies

Tweed Suite 

Chaired by Lynne Sullivan OBE, Founder, LSA Studio

Complex near zero energy buildings worldwide

Complex near zero energy buildings worldwide

An overview of leading global non-domestic Passivhaus schemes – focusing on the efficiency potentials of complex energy hungry buildings including swimming pools and the hospitals.  What is the potential implementation of renewables on such schemes?

Gregina Radeva, Passivhaus Institut

Addressing social needs in zero carbon buildings: Integration with heritage – Leicester Cathedral

Addressing social needs in zero carbon buildings: Integration with heritage - Leicester Cathedral

The Grade II listed Leicester Cathedral sets sights on a Passivhaus extension to help bring modern state of the art facilities to its visitors.

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Josh McCosh, Partner, van Heyningen and Haward Architects

Zero carbon case study – Hackbridge Primary School

Zero carbon case study - Hackbridge Primary School

A new primary school building in London aiming to be the first Passivhaus Plus education project in the UK.

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Gareth Selby, Architype

Session 3 - Routes to zero carbon

14:00 - 15.15

New-build

Herringbone Suite 

Chaired by Jonathan Hines, Managing Director, Architype

Zero carbon case study – Virido, Cambridge

Zero carbon case study - Virido, Cambridge

A zero carbon development of 208 homes in Cambridge, designed to achieve Code for Sustainable Homes Level 5 standards.

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Tom Dollard, Head of Sustainable Design, Pollard Thomas Edwards & Chris Gorse, Leeds Beckett University

Cameron Close

Cameron Close

A Passivhaus development of 16 semi-detached houses and 12 sheltered accommodation apartments located in a rural village on the Isle of Wight.

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Sally Godber & Caroline Martin, WARM: Low Energy Building Practice

Retrofit

Tweed Suite 

Chaired by Marion Baeli, Partner, PDP London

Approaches to EnergieSprong

Approaches to EnergieSprong

A pilot project using the innovative Energiesprong model for the near net zero energy retrofit of 5 homes in Maldon, Essex.

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John Pratley, Gardner Stewart Architects

David Adams, Melius Homes


Whole house step-by-step approaches

Whole house step-by-step approaches

Harry Paticas will discuss the retrofit of a 1970s mid-terrace house which has become the first certified step-by-step EnerPHit retrofit in the UK.

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Harry Paticas, Arboreal

John Pratley, Gardner Stewart Architects

Technical session

Wool Room 

Training session: MVHR specification, installation and commissioning

Mich Swainson, BRE

Session 4 - Delivering comfort, quality & performance

16:00 - 17:15

Planning & early design decisions

Herringbone Suite 

Chaired by Emma Osmundsen, Development Director, Exeter City Council

Costs and viability assessment - Sarah Price, Enhabit

Approach to a whole estate - Tom Heel, University of Oxford

Energy and renewables strategy - Gwilym Still, Max Fordham

Details, construction & beyond

Tweed Suite 

Chaired by Nick Grant, Elemental Solutions

Integrating solar PV and battery storage into low energy buildings - Christian Jardine, Joju Solar

Delivering quality through off-site manufacturing - Jasper Meade, PYC Group

Maintenance plans and occupant comfort - Dean Myers, One Manchester

Technical session

Wool Room 

Training session: Air-tightness, including repeat testing 10 years on

Paul Jennings, Aldas

Final session

17:30 - 18:00

Herringbone Suite 

Q&A and Panel discussion - Making the journey to zero carbon

Drinks and networking

18:00 - 19:30

Merchants Hall 

Passivhaus Student Competition Awards ceremony

Thank you to our sponsors

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Silver Sponsor
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Bronze Sponsor