Camden & Islington Passivhaus Conference - Feb 2010

Registration and refreshments at Camden Town Hall, Judd Street

Coaches leave for the Ranulf Road Passivhaus in West Hampstead and the Aubert Park PassivHaus development in Islington:

  • Welcome to Ranulf Road, The Leader of the London Borough of Camden, Cllr Keith Moffitt
  • Guided tour of Ranulf Road Passivhaus, Justin Bere, bere:architects
  • Passivhaus through the eyes of an engineer, Sally Johns, Warm Low Energy Building Practice
  • Guided tour of Aubert Park Passivhaus development, Stephen Coleman, 4orm architecture ltd
13:00 Lunch at Camden Town Hall provided by Konstam, one of London’s greenest restaurants
13:40 Why Passivhaus is so important for Europe as a whole, Marcel Oberweis MP, Parliament of Luxembourg
14:00 How Passivhaus can help to deliver zero carbon in the UK, Liz Reason, Managing Director, Passivhaus Buildings
14:20 Council Chamber: How to deal with air tightness measurement, fabric moisture and thermal bridges using the Passivhaus standard
14:20 Break-out groups: Hands on experience of the Passivhaus software, PHPP, looking at four different types of project
15:10 Building the UK’s first Passivhaus development in Wales, John Williamson, JPW Construction
15:30 Why Passivhaus is relevant for social housing and schools, Paul Smyth, Inbuilt Ltd
15:55 Why we should have used Passivhaus at the Hyde Housing Association, Mark Elton, ECD Architects
16:20 Lessons from the Camden Eco House, Chit Chong, LB Camden & Dr Ian Ridley, University College London
16:50 Why Belgium didn’t reinvent the wheel, Sebastian Moreno, Joint Head of Passivhaus Belgium
17:15 Why the UK should adopt the Passivhaus standard, Simon Hughes MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
17:45 Closing summary, Chair, Cllr Alexis Rowell, LB Camden & cuttingthecarbon
18:00 Refreshments and networking


passivhaus imageArchitect's drawing of a new passivhausRanulf Road PassivhausInfra-red image of a passivhausCamden eco-house

See here for a video of Justin Bere talking to the Architects Journal about the Ranulf Road Passivhaus:

Ranulf Road Passivhaus from The Architects' Journal on Vimeo.