16 November 2011
2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Armada House Conference Centre, Bristol
This session will look at the practicalities of refurbishing Georgian, Victorian, 1930’s and 1960’s house types using sustainable principles. Solutions such as internal and external wall insulation, floor insulation, natural materials and renewable energy technologies will be covered as well as some of the thorny issues of eco-refurbishment in conservation areas.
Sessions will also consider an extreme eco-refurbishment of a 1930’s house in Bristol demonstrating that a 70% reduction in energy consumption is possible. Measures taken to achieve the energy consumption reduction include external wall insulation, ground floor insulation and double layer of roof insulation, new high performance windows, attention to details and modifications in occupant usage. Additionally, the project sought to reduce water consumption and waste and used natural, low impact materials throughout the house including reclaimed timber flooring. Post occupancy data will illustrate how the measures taken have actually affected the impact of the house, including thermal imaging, airtightness test results, EPC and NHER rating and temperature monitoring over a 12 month period.
Speakers: Lucy Pedler BA DipArch RIBA FRAS, archipeleco Architects and The Green Register is an architect with over 25 years professional experience and sustainable expertise in the UK and the USA. She was a product specialist for five years at the Construction Resources Ecological Building Centre researching products and advising architects. Lucy now runs her own sustainable architecture practice designing low
environmental impact buildings and she founded the Green Register of Construction Professionals in 2000.
Please note this seminar in preceeded by a 30 minute presentation from sponsors JHAI.
RIBA Members: £55.83 + VAT (£67.00)
Non-Members: £70.83 + VAT (£85.00)
Students (Members)*: £27.92 + VAT (£33.50)
Students (Non-Members)*: £53.12 + VAT (£63.75)
Other events in the series:
- CDM Regulations, Bristol
- Contract Management, Bristol
- Building Regulations Part L, Bristol
- Handling Conflict, Bristol
- Claims, Litigation and Dispute, Bristol
- Structural Appraisal, Bristol
- Climate Change, Bristol
- Conservation, Bristol
- Inclusive Design, Bristol
RIBA South West