The Zero Carbon Hub, in collaboration with Saint-Gobain, the Homes and Communities Agency, Your Homes Newcastle and Space Group are pleased to announce their latest Low Energy Know How event in Newcastle.
Join us for our free presentations and workshops for the most recent information on the Zero Carbon journey and definition, plus the latest on both the Performance Gap project and the delivery of the Zero Carbon Standard. We will also be looking to the future with the proposed Allowable Solutions schemes and the importance of retrofitting existing homes.
Tuesday 3rd February - St Georges House, Kingsway, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE11 0NA -
PLEASE NOTE THAT PLACES FOR THE 3rd FEBRUARY ARE NOW SOLD OUT- IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITING LIST FOR THIS EVENT PLEASE FOLLOW THE REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS BELOW
12:30 - 14:00 - Lunchtime Low Energy Know How Event
This event will present the most recent information on the Zero Carbon journey and definition, plus the latest on both the Performance Gap project and the delivery of the Zero Carbon Standard. This event will also provide delegates with the practical knowledge to meet regulations as Saint-Gobain will be presenting information on a number of product solutions designed to meet the Zero Carbon target and LABC present on their latest Registered Construction Details.
14:15 - 15:15 - Workshop 1: Space Hus
This workshop concentrates on the Space Hus development in Blyth. This is a low carbon newbuild, consisting of 4 houses (2 three-bed and 2 two-bed). The concept uses timber frame construction with very high levels of insulation, working with microrenewables, to deliver cost-competitive housing with very low running costs. Find out about the design, construction, challenges and what happens next for this innovative and exciting housing concept.
15:30 - 16:30 - Workshop 2: Low Carbon Delivery
How do you deliver low carbon housing? The proposed 2016 building regulations can be met using both offsite construction, as well as traditional masonry methods. This workshop has panel members that are involved in both construction types, and this session will look at what you need to consider in terms of your construction method and what the implications of using each.
Panel members will represent the client representative/design side, contractor side, and the offsite and masonry construction sectors. They are;
- Bobby Chakravarthy, Partner and Head of Architecture, Arcus
- Nigel Banks, Group Sustainability Director, Keepmoat
- Paul Surin, Head of Built Environment, Wienerberger (masonry)
- Ian Astley, regional Sales Director, Waco Ltd (offsite).
Spaces at these events are limited. To reserve your place please email firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line ‘Low Energy Know How Newcastle' and state which part or parts of the event you want to book onto - Please also include in your message the following details - Name of Delegate, Job Title, Organisation.