Programme

9:30

Policy

Climate Emergency, the need for 2030 targets and the role of buildings

Jenny Hill, Team Leader: Buildings, Industry, Committee on Climate Change

Delivering zero carbon for a whole region

Regional spokesperson (speaker tbc)

Passivhaus 2030 Roadmap: responding to the climate emergency

John Palmer, Research and Policy Director, Passivhaus Trust

PANEL: Passivhaus in practice
The keynote speakers will be joined on the panel by:

  • Kevin Frea, Deputy Leader & Cabinet Member for Climate Emergency, Lancaster City Council
  • Lynne Sullivan, Green Construction Board
  • other speakers tbc

11:30

Keynote Projects

Residential

Agar Grove

Agar Grove, Camden

The redevelopment of Agar Grove in Camden is set to become the UK’s largest residential Passivhaus development when complete. The first block of 38 homes achieved Passivhaus certification in May 2018 and has since been monitored for performance and occupant comfort.

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Sally Godber, WARM: Low Energy Building Practice

New York Tower

House at Cornell Tech

The House at Cornell Tech is a 26 storey, 87m high student housing block in New York, proving that Passivhaus is possible at the biggest scale.

Tomás O'Leary, Passive House Academy

Great Yarmouth Retrofit

Great Yarmouth Retrofit - render

This retrofit of a 1950s block of six council flats aims to demonstrate a fast, efficient and cost-effective solution to the challenge of deep retrofit on a common building typology, with the potential to then be rolled out on similar buildings across the country.

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Ron Beattie, Beattie Passive & Sarah Price, Enhabit

Non-domestic

Erne Campus

Erne Campus South West College

Erne Campus is striving to become the first commercial Passivhaus Premium building in the UK. Currently on-site, construction is due to complete in January 2020.

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Barry McCarron, South West College

Frankfurt Hospital

Frankfurt Hospital under construction

Learn from the progress of a large, complex, and energy hungry building typology. The world’s first hospital designed to the Passivhaus Standard is nearing completion.

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Kristin Bräunlich, Passive House Institute (video)

14:00

Skills and Demand / How to Deliver Passivhaus

INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP

Passivhaus training and skills needs

Training and skills needs
Tomás O'Leary, Passive House Academy

Panel speakers:

  • Training a whole company
  • Training needs for a large site
  • The training challenge
  • Architects’ training
INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP

Stimulating demand (policy & procurement)

Stimulating demand
Rob Bernhardt, Passive House Canada (video link)

Panel speakers:

  • Policy drivers in London
  • Climate emergency policies
  • Choosing your performance levels
  • Costs
HOW TO DELIVER PASSIVHAUS

Case studies

Harris Academy, Sutton
Christian Dimbleby, Architype

Caerphilly Magistrates' Court
Alun Watkins, Lync Cymru

16:00

Scaling Up / Passivhaus Surgery

INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP

Scaling up retrofit

The role of retrofit in decarbonising city regions
Speaker tbc, Anthesis

Panel speakers:

  • Decarbonising energy & heat supply
  • Building the supply chain
  • Co-benefits of refurbishment
  • Deep retrofit
INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP

Industrialising Passivhaus

Passivhoos and off-site construction
Chris Morgan, John Gilbert Architects

Panel speakers:

  • Off-site manufacturing
  • Performance measurement
  • QA / enforcement
  • On-site experience
PASSIVHAUS SURGERY

Individual sessions

17:30

Closing Panel Discussion

18:00 - 19:30

Drinks and Networking

Passivhaus Student Competition Awards Ceremony

Passivhaus Student Competition 2019

Programme subject to change