Passivhaus school design

SCEME Spring Meeting

Wednesday 14th March 2012

 

During the meeting there will be a presentation on

 

Passivhaus school design

 

from Jim Quay and colleagues from JPA

 

The presentation will include a general description of the unique Montgomery Primary School and

  • How the M&E services' design differs between Passivhaus and conventional buildings
  • How the design engineers contribute to the project design at an early stage
  • What modelling software is involved and the training and learning implications for engineers
  • Whether the design time required for a Passivhaus building differs from a conventional one
  • How the M&E sub-contractors adapted to any new construction techniques on site
  • Any difficulties encountered and how these were overcome
  • Lessons you learned for future projects

 

Colleagues from SCALA and SCQS have also been invited to attend.


The meeting will break for lunch at about 1.00pm, There will be no charge for those members (SCALA, SCEME and SCQS) and their guests not wishing to have lunch. However, for all others there will be a delegate's fee of £15 that includes lunch and a drink from the bar, payable on the day (cheques made out to SCEME).

Please email Fiona at SCEMEEvents@googlemail.com if you are planning on attending the meeting by 7th March 2012.


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