Passivhaus Affiliate

Tutorial: Passivhaus Cost Optimisation

Date: 1 June 2015 Time: 13.30 - 17.30
Location: Saint-Gobain Innovation Centre, 95 Great Portland Street London W1W 7NY Cost: £120+VAT PHT members, £165+VAT non-members

Tutorial: Passivhaus Cost Optimisation

The Tutorial, Passivhaus Cost Optimisation, is limited to around 20 participants and provides introductory training focused on designing cost effective Passivhaus buildings, highlighting how to design out problems, how to deal with budget constraints, common mistakes and misconceptions. The Tutorial will be delivered by experts Nick Grant of Elemental Solutions and Chris Parsons of Parsons + Whittley Architects.

Key Topics

  • Design Approach and Form Factor
  • Fenestration – Reducing costs, increasing performance
  • Construction methods – Designing out problems
  • Cost saving innovations including procurement         

 

Programme

12.45 - 13.00

Registration, tea & coffee

13.00 – 13.10:

Welcome from the chair. Kym Mead, Passivhaus Trust

13.10 – 13.40: 

Introduction and Cost Overview. Chris Parsons

13.40 – 14.00:

Group Exercise - Part A

14.00 – 14.30:

Design Approach and Form Factor. Chris Parsons/ Nick Grant

14.30 – 15.00:

Fenestration – Reducing costs, increasing performance. Nick Grant

15.00 – 15.15: 

Structure, Services and Controls. Nick Grant        

15.15 – 15.45:     

Tea and coffee

15.45 – 16.15: 

Cost saving innovations. Chris Parsons / Nick Grant

16.15 – 16.30: 

Contracts and Procurement. Chris Parsons        

16.30 – 17.00: 

Group Exercise - Part B   

17.00 – 17.15: 

Domestic and Non-domestic case studies        

17.15 – 17.30:

Final Q&A and close

Programme subject to changes

 

Booking

There are a few places left available for this event. Please contact Roger Southcott to book your place:

roger@passivhaustrust.org.uk

020 7704 3502

 

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