Sharing Passivhaus expertise :: Symposium slides available for download


On Tuesday 10th May, Acivico hosted its first Passivhaus learning Symposium convened by Acivico designer and Passivhaus expert Nidhi Shah.

The event was chaired by Don Ward, Chief Executive of Construction Excellence and Cllr Lisa Trickett, Birmingham City Council Cabinet Member for Sustainability. 

Presentations were delivered by industry experts and passivhaus pioneers about their experiences of delivering economically sustainable and energy efficient developments.  The day was rounded up with a Q+A session with the panel continuing to demystifying the Passivhaus elements which deliver energy efficient, healthy and climate ready developments. 

Read a summary of the event by delegate Mark Elton from Cowan Eco Design 

To learn more about 'The Case for Passivhaus' please use the links below to view the presentations from the day.

Opening the debate

Don Ward, Chief Executive of Constructing Excellence

Introduction & case for Passivhaus

Nidhi Shah, Acivico Passivhaus Designer

Sustainable Energy Efficient Developments – The Exeter Way

Emma Osmundsen, Exeter City Council 

Passivhaus new build and EnerPHit case studies in housing

Helen Brown, Head of Building Physics Practive at Encraft

The case for Passivhaus at Hastoe 

John Lefever, Regional Head of Development, Hastoe Housing Association​

Designing Passivhaus Schools – why do it and what are the challenges?

Lee Fordham, Architype

Monitoring Passivhaus in use – proving that it works

Chryssa Thou, Architype and Coventry University
Occupying a Passivhaus School – what is it really like for users? 

Kay Mason, Head teacher, Bushbury Hill Primary School

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