Date(s) - 13/05/2020 - 17/06/2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This free webinar series showcases a range of services, technologies and materials that can assist in creating high quality, energy efficient, green homes. These webinars are presented by IGBC members offering practical and effective solutions. These webinars are for general information only and the IGBC does not endorse any specific approach or product.
The series will run on Wednesdays at 1pm for six weeks. See schedule below;
13/05/20 – Air Source Heat Pumps & nZEB Compliance – Niall Duffy, Daikin
Heat Pumps are an innovative renewable energy solution for heating new homes. How do air source heat pumps work? How do heat pumps reduce energy consumption? How do heat pumps meet nZEB requirements?
20/05/20 -Daylight, Heath & Wellbeing – Nicolas Roy and Jens Christoffersen, VELUX
The provision of daylight is crucial when designing healthy, comfortable homes. This webinar looks at EN 17037, the new European standard for daylighting. Why is it important? How does it apply to Ireland and how does it apply to residential?
27/05/20 – Ventilation Solutions for New Homes – Hugh Whiriskey, Partel
Designed ventilation systems are vital to energy efficient buildings. What range of ventilation options are available? Which different types of ventilation are suitable for different scenarios? Which options are better for renovation versus new build or systems that avoid ducting etc.?
03/06/20 – Airtightness and Moisture Management in Buildings – Niall Crosson, Ecological Building Systems
What is airtightness? Why does it matter? What are the causes and effects of poor moisture management? What are the current and future airtightness standards? Understand the need for a collaborative approach and for a change in attitude in order to design and construct buildings that are more durable, healthy and fit for the future.
10/06/20 -Renewable Energy in the Built Environment: Technologies, Economics and Myths – Finnbar Howell, KRA Renewables
Renewable energy is effective, affordable, and crucial for our energy mix, but can also be overwhelming and confusing at first glance. This presentation gives an overview of what renewable technologies are appropriate for building-integration, runs through significant economic factors for investments, and dispels some common myths and prejudices against renewable energy.
17/06/20 – Exceeding nZEB with Expanded Polystyrene Insulation Solutions- Andrew Butler, KORE.
A fabric-first approach is essential when building or renovating a low energy home. Efficient insulation solutions for wall, floor and roof applications will ensure low U-values to meet and exceed Part L 2019 building regulations. This presentation explores the key features of Kore’s insulation systems designed for low energy usage and long term sustainability.
Each webinar counts for 1 RIAI CPD point – certificate will be available at each webinar
This webinar series is part of the SMARTER initiative funded by EU Horizon 2020 program grnat no. No.847141