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Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass: On-demand

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Level: Advanced

As the adoption of Passivhaus continues to grow in the UK, we are watching more sizeable projects emerge with increasing complexities that bring new challenges. This mini-series covers some exciting, detailed case studies & the latest research on large & complex Passivhaus.

Each Masterclass lecture features first-hand expert practitioners to enrich your practical and technical knowledge about how Passivhaus can apply to your future projects. Learn from real-life projects currently underway that are pioneering the Standard at a mammoth scale. Explore practicalities of how to run, manage & deliver such a Passivhaus development.

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Case study: Agar Grove 2  2 hr 8 Topics | 1 Quiz Buy to unlock
Camden Council’s Agar Grove is set to be the UK’s largest residential Passivhaus development when it’s completed. This detailed case study introduces some of the challenges and complexities faced with a larger Passivhaus project, and potential solutions.
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  • Sarah Lewis, Passivhaus Trust
  • Anne-Marie Fallon, Architype
  • Sally Godber. WARM
  • Gwilym Still & Sophia Barker, Max Fordham
  • Irene Scudu, Max Fordham

By the end of this module, you will learn:

  • The different large scale and complex building typologies and sectors that have that have adopted the Passivhaus standard.
  • The benefits of the Certification process and the need for iterative engagement with Certifiers.
  • Lessons learned and the influence of complexity on design and buildability.
  • How fire, airtightness and glazing strategies may differ on large‐scale developments.
  • Different construction techniques and the advantages of repeatable details and sequencing.
  • Different MEP Strategies, including space heating, hot water, and ventilation strategies for a large scale multiresidential development.
  • Impact of fire‐related insurance requirements and subcontractor design elements.
  • How early engagement with subcontractors and supply chain can facilitate delivery.
  • Site evidencing and quality control measures.
First delivered on: 1 January 1970
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Leisure Centres 24 April 2024, 7:46 AM
4  3hr 15min 8 Topics | 1 Quiz Buy to unlock
Building leisure centres to the Passivhaus standard is estimated to save up to 70% of energy compared to a standard leisure centre. The Passive House Institute is joining us in-person to deliver a presentation on Passivhaus pool design. Get into the details of the UK’s first leisure centre aiming for Passivhaus certification. Learn about exciting new UK leisure centres targeting Passivhaus and design tips for Passivhaus pools.
More detailsSpeakers
  • Sarah Lewis, Passivhaus Trust
  • Jessica Grove-Smith, Passivhaus Institut
  • Sally Godber. WARM
  • Nic Bryant, Space & Place
  • Giles Boon & Jason Fitzsimmons, Gale & Snowden
  • Stephen Platt, Arup
  • Stephen Booth, Kier
  • Mike Roe, WARM
  • Paul Jennins, Aldas

By the end of this module you will be able to understand:

  • Lessons learned and the influence of complexity on design and buildability.
  • The certification process and the need for iterative engagement with Certifiers.
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RIBA Plan of Work – Passivhaus overlay 24 April 2024, 7:46 AM
2  2hr 9 Topics | 1 Quiz Buy to unlock
The Passivhaus standard has now been embraced across various scale and sectors, to widen the impact of energy efficient and sustainable building practices. Lessons learned from large and complex buildings highlight the impact of building size and complexity on the design and construction processes and how the Passivhaus Overlay for the RIBA Plan of Work can be used to facilitate the successful delivery.
More detailsSpeakers
  • Sarah Lewis, Passivhaus Trust
  • Jess Hrivnak. RIBA
  • Mark Siddall, LEAP
  • Emily Partridge, Architype
  • Daniel Lockwood & Marc Johnston, Faithful & Gould
  • Matt Bridgestock, John Gilbert Architects
  • Will South, Etude

By the end of this module you will be able to understand: 

  • The integration of the Passivhaus Overlay into the RIBA Plan of Work 
  • How early engagement with subcontractors and supply chain can facilitate delivery
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Steel Frame 24 April 2024, 7:46 AM
2  2hr 15min 8 Topics | 1 Quiz Buy to unlock
Catch up on the final session in the Passivhaus Large & Complex Masterclass lecture series, delving into steel frame Passivhaus.
More detailsSpeakers
  • Sarah Lewis, Passivhaus Trust
  • Ann-Marie Fallon, Architype
  • Allan Smith, Morrison Construction
  • Nick Devin, Fabric Building Physics
  • Stephen Booth, Kier
  • Mike Roe, WARM

By the end of this module you will be able to understand: 

  • Steel construction strategies and how to address airtightness, thermal bridging and moisture
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By the end of this module you will be able to understand:
  1. The different large scale and complex building typologies and sectors that have that have adopted the Passivhaus standard.
  2. The benefits of the Certification process and the need for iterative engagement with Certifiers.
  3. Lessons learned and the influence of complexity on design and buildability.
  4. How fire, airtightness and glazing strategies may differ on large‐scale developments.
  5. Different construction techniques and the advantages of repeatable details and sequencing.
  6. Different MEP Strategies, including space heating, hot water, and ventilation strategies for a large scale multiresidential development
  7. Impact of fire‐related insurance requirements and subcontractor design elements
  8. How early engagement with subcontractors and supply chain can facilitate delivery.
  9. Site evidencing and quality control measures.

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Members: £25 + VAT
Non-members: £32 + VAT

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Members: £80 + VAT
Non-members: £120 + VAT

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