UKPHC12 Programme

Day One

Session 1: Plenary - Passivhaus & Policy

Chair's welcome and opening address
Mark Gillot
University of Nottingham

EU Policy and Passivhaus - An update of the current state of play of EU Energy efficiency policy - focus on 'nearly zero energy buildings'.
Clemens Haury
 Policy Officer, Seconded National expert, European Commission Directorate General for Energy, Unit C3 Energy Efficiency

Regional/City-wide approach - Review of the regional and policy measures driving the success of Passivhaus in Austria
Helmut Krapmeier
Energieinstitut Vorarlberg

UK Policy - How Passivhaus relates to building regulations and planning policy in the UK
Bob Ledsome


Session 2: Plenary - Passivhaus - Learning Journeys


Learning from large scale residential developments -  Wimbish, Ditchingham
John Lefever
Hastoe Housing Association & Jane Barnes Davis Langdon


Learning from school buildings - The experience and lessons of four Passivhaus Schools
Jonathan Hines Architype & Matt Wisdom Thomas Vale Construction


Learning from refurbishment projects
Robert Prewett Prewett Bizley & Marion Baeli Paul Davis & Partners

Session 3: Breakouts - Detailed case studies

Large scale residential

Non- residential              

Self-build & Refurbishment


Session 4: Breakouts - Process

Technical Detailing

Evidence & Feedback

Supply chain


Session 5: Debate - Passivhaus and design creativity

Chaired by Helmut Krapmeier

Panel - John Lefever, Richard Hawkes, Fran Bradshaw, Sarah Lewis


Day Two

Session 1: Plenary - Key UK Research

Chair's welcome
Jon Bootland
Passivhaus Trust

Results from Building Performance Evaluation: Is Passivhaus on the right track?
Roderic Bunn

Information from the Passivhaus Cost Project (PHCP)
Justin Bere bere:architects

Evidence from Germany
Roland Matzig
r-m-p architekten und ingenieure


Session 2: Breakouts    

Technical Detailing

Software, modelling & Passive House Planning Package

Retrofit case studies & feedback


Session 3: Breakouts

Technical Detailing

Modern Methods of Construction (MMC)

Domestic new-build case studies & feedback

Session 4: Breakouts      

Climate & weather data

Performance monitoring

Large scale case studies

Session 5: Final Plenary

What have we learnt that will help to deliver Passivhaus at standard costs?

Chaired by Mark Gillott, University of Nottingham

Panel: Henrietta Lynch, UCL; Justin Bere, bere:architects; James Anwyl, Eurobuild; Lars Carlson, Archihaus; Tom Watkinson (Raynsway Property); Nick Tune (BRE)

Results from Passivhaus Pavilion's project
Lucelia Rodrigues, Vasilis Sougkakis, Tom Simmons, Joe Yates, University of Nottingham