The Green Register event on Achieving Airtightness, Why & How: The need for joined-up thinking for joined-up building!
Part of a series of 3 events in partnership with The Green Register looking at 'A fabric first approach to healthier more energy efficient new and existing buildings'
A 2-hour event covering airtightness to reduce condensation risk, eliminate any unintended gaps in the external fabric of the building and ventilation options to replace the stale indoor air with fresh outdoor air to meet the occupant’s needs. The key is to ‘build tight and ventilate right’!
Group Technical Manager (BTech, MEngSc, MIEI, CEPHC)
Niall is the Group Technical Manager for Ecological Building Systems and was also the company’s first employee. Niall holds a first class honours degree as a Bachelor of Technology and a Masters in Eng.Sc. Niall is a certified Passivhaus Consultant and has provided technical guidance on many award winning low energy projects in Ireland and the UK, and has authored or co-authored several chapters in both the Passivhaus Handbook and the Passivhaus Designers Manual. Niall is also on the board of directors of the Irish Green Building Council and provides guidance on several national standards committees. Along with this, Niall has contributed to several construction publications including The Journal of the RIAI.
Technical Sales Manager (BSc Hons)
Technical Sales Manager at Ecological Building Systems. A BBA-competent U-value assessor, who has been involved in developing CEN (Comité Européen de Normalisation) European standards, Neil has extensive experience in the building products sector. Neil advises architects, contractors and timber frame specialists on the specification of sustainable insulation products and has been involved in numerous sustainable projects throughout the UK.