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Energy efficient selfbuilds & offsite timber frame construction
July 13 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Green Building Store, PYC Group and Ecological Building Systems are coming together to offer a FREE information day for selfbuilders, offering a fantastic opportunity to meet their experts in one place.
Find out about offsite construction and discover more about the key components of your build such as windows & doors, airtightness & MVHR heat recovery ventilation.
11.00: Welcome & Introduction. Chris Herring, Chair, Passivhaus Trust
11.05-11.50: Offsite timber frame build. How a closed panel, fully insulated and airtight system can help achieve your energy efficient house. Ben Meade, PYC Group
11.50-12.30: True value engineering of windows and doors. How simple design along with attention to installation detail, gives best performance for best price. Mike Shufflebotham Green Building Store
12.30-13.00: Break – Chance to get food and refreshments from NSBRC cafe.
13.00-13.45: Airtightness & Moisture Control Neil Turner, Ecological Building Systems
13.45-14.30: MVHR. How good design delivers optimal ventilation, highest heat recovery rates, lowest energy use and ensures the system works silently, Mike Shufflebotham Green Building Store
14.30-15.00: If you are considering a high energy efficient home, consider the benefits of Passivhaus. Chris Herring, Chair, Passivhaus Trust