The Path to Net Zero Energy Dwellings – Key Detailing
This joint company regional CPD between Ecological Building Systems and Nilan Green will provide an overview of designing low energy homes, with a focus on Airtightness strategies, as well as combined MVHR heating, cooling and hot water generation strategies.
- 09.40 - Tea/Coffee
- 10.00 - 'Airtightness & Active Moisture Management' - Joe Fitzgerald, Ecological Building Products
- 10.40 - 'Combined Mechanical for High Performance Homes' - Garrett Quinn, Nilan Green
- 11.20 - 'nZEB Solutions for Retrofit in Traditional Buildings' - Joe Fitzgerald, Ecological Building Products
- 12.00 - 'Passive House 101'- Garrett Quinn, Nilan Green
- 12.40 - Q&A
- 13.00 - Light Lunch
This CPD is a 3 hour stand-alone CPD providing 3 points towards maintaining your professional standard. This can be doubled with an additional 1-2 hour related activity (see RIBA website for more details).
Sustainable architecture is a rapidly developing area and is a RIBA core curriculum topic. There is a requirement for a minimum of 2 hours to be spent on each of the core 10 topics.
Ecological Building Systems
Our ethos at Ecological Building Systems is to achieve 'Better Building' by adopting a 'Fabric First' approach to design, with the use of more natural materials to optimise building performance and durability. We deliver quality products with full technical support.
The Nilan brand has been a world leader in heat pump and ventilation equipment for almost 50 Years. Over this time, Nilan’s flagship product the Compact P has evolved though; Danish precision, transformed building practices and cutting edge engineering expertise, achieving Passive House Certified Component status in 2010. Alongside the Compact P, the entire Compact range offers heat recovery units suitable for a wide variety applications.