2020 UK Passivhaus Conference to Run November 4 - 25

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Passivhaus Trust has announced that this year’s UK Passivhaus Conference will be entirely virtual and focus on the theme, “A Healthy & Green Future.” At the core of their programming will be an examination of how the Passive House standard addresses some of the often overlooked issues that will likely arise as the effects of climate change become more salient. More than just being an environmental or energy issue, climate change will also have a major impact on public health and economic activities throughout the world. Humanitarian crises are also expected to become more common as significant populations are displaced due to the consequences of desertification, rising ocean levels, and more aggressive wildfires.

The conference hopes to show that energy-efficient buildings that rely on Passivhaus principles can simultaneously assist with reducing carbon emissions; provide a catalyst to boost jobs and training to build back a greener economy; and provide healthy, comfortable indoor environments. For these looming problems, Passivhaus offers a robust ‘oven-ready’ solution.

The program will run every Wednesday in November (the 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th) from 3:00 pm to 6:10 pm UTC.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Attendees will learn about the latest Passivhaus research and developments in the UK, dive into pioneering Passivhaus projects, and hear discussions about forward-thinking climate policies all without having to leave the comfort of home. Discover what you can do to implement Passivhaus and turn climate emergency pledges into actionable policy and practice! Program specifics include:

  • Weekly sessions during November
  • The latest climate-tackling policy approaches
  • Discussions on how to ensure successful delivery for both new-build & retrofit
  • Pioneering Passivhaus case studies
  • Expert knowledge sharing and best practice
  • The Trust’s tenth-anniversary celebrations

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The event is open to those around the globe who are interested in sustainable buildings or the Passivhaus standard:

  • All construction and built environment disciplines ranging from architects, engineers, energy managers, consultants, contractors, clients, and researchers.
  • Institutions & Local Authorities who are interested in adopting Passivhaus, such as councils, housing associations, Universities, and Community Land Trusts.
  • Policymakers, planners & building regulators involved with sustainable development & implementation.

HOW DO I GET TICKETS?

Tickets are available now and you can take advantage of the 10% early bird discount by booking before the 11th of October.

Book your tickets here.

To see the full program(me), click here.

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