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2017 OpenHaus: RAD building

Date: 23 June 2017 Time: 07.30 - 10.00
Location: University of Nottingham, Sir Colin Campbell Building (Room BO3), Innovation Park Jubilee Campus, Nottingham, NG7 2TU Cost: Free, booking essential

OpenHaus

An opportunity to visit a large campus building intended to be used as an energy research facility, that is currently under construction and aiming to become the University of Nottingham's first Passivhaus.

The Research Acceleration Demonstration (RAD) Building is at the leading edge of sustainable construction. Find out how the design and construction process will create a sustainable home for future energy research.

The building will house labs equipped with state of the art characterisation and test equipment designed to take novel energy materials and technologies from the lab bench into working devices. Find out how the design and construction process will create a sustainable home for future energy research. A site tour is included but places are limited and will be allocated on a first come basis. 

This energy lecture is part of a series of events that are taking place to celebrate EU Sustainable Energy Week 

RAD Building, University of Nottingham

Proposed RAD building: Image Lewis & Hickey Architects


Programme

· 7:30am - Breakfast & Networking

· 8:00am - Welcome (Daniel King, Robert Woodhead Ltd)

· 8:05am - Design Philosophy (Mike Dixon, Lewis and Hickey)

· 8:20am - Planning for Passivhaus - Airtightness & the pulse test (Dr. Ken Zheng, University of Nottingham)

· 8:35am - Delivering Passivhaus (Will South, Building Fabric Engineer, Passivhaus Designer, Etude)

· 8:45am - Building to BREEAM (Rob Atherton, Low Carbon Box)

· 8:55am - Construction Process, materials and techniques (Daniel King, Robert Woodhead Limited)

· 9:05am - Energy, Innovation & Collaboration (Tom Pike PhD, Business Development Officer)

· 9.10am - Site Induction and PPE – walk to site from Collin Campbell Building (Tours will be limited to 12/15 people)

· 9:20am – 10:00am site tour and questions.

 

Booking 

A site tour is included but places are limited and will be allocated on a first come basis. Please bring sensible footwear. Find out more and register via the following link:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sustainable-construction-energy-air-and-efficiency-tickets-34851507798

 

Further Information

Previous PHT story: RAD Building has Passivhaus ambitions - 16 May 2017

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