Learn the pitfalls and avoid retrofitting the retrofit down the line

 

A one-day conference

3rd February 2021

 

 

This conference will discuss the concepts, products, issues and solutions to the most common problems associated with achieving nZEB as well as the cost benefits and funding available to achieve compliance.

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5 Structured CPD Points

Case studies will be examined, on how these standards have been achieved in recent projects. 
 
This is a must-attend event for anyone involved in the building & design sector including, architects, engineers, contractors, designers, suppliers, manufacturers, facility managers, property managers, local authorities, government departments, semi-state agencies, air tightness specialists, building control system and universities to name just a few.

Description

Conference Chairperson & Opening Remarks 
Challenges and Opportunities to Meet the Climate Action Plan Targets

Speaker: Xavier Dubuisson Founder, RetroKit

  • Retrofitting to the B2 Building Energy Rating – what does it mean for half a million homes?
  • Cost/benefit analysis of the investment required
  • Smart ways to foster energy renovation adoption by homeowners and scale up the delivery 
SEAI programme and supports for NZEB

Speaker: Antonella Uras, SEAI NZEB Programme Manager

  • NZEB standard and regulations
    • Non-domestic (new and major renovations)
    • Domestic (new and major renovations)
  • Defining NZEB energy performance and cost optimal study
  • SEAI supports for building energy upgrades
Beyond NZEB

Speaker: Chris Croly, Building Engineering Director with Building Design Partnership

  • Energy targets beyond NZEB, understanding definitions of net zero carbon
  • Practicalities of exceeding NZEB, what can be achieved today?
  • Future technology and techniques required to create next generation buildings
  • Working together. Traditional design approaches that must change to realise a vision of net zero
Research into Near Zero Energy Building

Speaker: Dr. Richard O’Hegarty, School of Architecture, Planning & Environmental Policy, UCD

  • heat pumps
  • Thermal bridging,
  • u-values
  • embodied energy
Older Buildings- Actual Performance vs Predicted Performance

Speaker: Dr. Shane Colclough Research Fellow, University College Dublin and Principal, Energy Expertise Ltd

  • the actual temperatures compared with the predicted, and
  • the actual energy consumption compared with the predicted, leading to:
  • the actual cost benefit compared with the predicted.
DRIVE 0 – a case study on modularised & circular deep energy retrofit.

Speaker: Patrick Daly Energy & Environmental Consultant, Lecturer Researcher TUDublin

  • Can industrial scale modularised approach to retrofit assist in achieving deep energy retrofit at greater scale and pace? 
  • The Drive 0 project examines and applies this concept to an Irish case study social housing upgrade based on principles of circularity. 
  • Key topics, NZEB, deep energy retrofit, modularised construction, circularity, residential, social housing, consumer centric. 
The Retrofit challenge: Scaling up and delivering low carbon homes.  

Speaker:  Declan Daly – Tipperary Energy Agency, Deputy CEO & Superhomes Programme Manager

  • Superhomes journey to delivering deep retrofit homes.
  • Where we need to by 2030 to decarbonise the housing sector
  • Challenges: Retrofit isn’t simple – one size does not fit all
  • Opportunities:  Retrofit within one stop shop model
  • Case studies of deep retrofit homes
BIM, Its Role in Enabling Better Retrofitting

Speaker: Dermot Doran, Project Director at MMA Consulting Engineers 

This event will be of real interest to anyone involved in the building & design sector including, architects, engineers, contractors, designers, suppliers, manufacturers, facility managers, property managers, local authorities, government departments, semi-state agencies, air tightness specialists, building control system and universities to name just a few.

There will be CPD certificates awarded to attendees after the conference. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award

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