The implementation of the nZEB comes into force on the 1st November 2019 through Building regulations, Technical Guidance Documents, Part L conservation of fuel and energy and Part F Ventilation.
This series of webinars is intended to bring you up to speed with what nZEB means for the residential sector. Sign up for a single webinar or for the series and find out about the impact of the key changes and how you can meet them without leaving your desk. All the webinars are free to attend live, are free for IGBC members to download though may be small charge for non-members to download subsequently.
nZEB Residential Webinars
- Introduction to nZEB for Residential – 2nd October 1.00pm Orla Coyle, SEAI & Emmanuel Bourdin, Department of Housing.This webinar looks at the requirements within the new Part L – Dwellings. What are the transition dates? What does the final version of Part L look like? What are the changes within the revised DEAP software? What should designers be aware of?
- Ventilation Approaches for nZEB Homes – 9th October 1.00pm – Gary O’Sullivan, NSAI & Justin Conwy, Aereco – Implications of the new Part F – The new part F requires design and commissioning of ventilation systems by accredited designers and installers. What will implementation look like? How will the new Accredited designer/commissioner ventilation scheme work.
- Assessing Overheating Risk– 16th October 1.00pm – PJ Ryan, Ethos Engineering Overheating must now be assessed as part of the regulations. What are the implications for practitioners? What impact do glazing ratios have, and how can overheating be avoided at design stage? Who can assess this? What is TM 59? What are the obligations under the new regulations? How can architects design homes to reduce risk?
- Water Efficiency and nZEB – 23rd October 1.00pm –Yvonne Orgill, Unified Water Label. Water efficiency will play a key role in complying with the new Part L particularly for apartments – This webinar looks at the Unified European Water label and the Water calculator, considers the connection between water efficient sanitary ware and energy efficiency. What does this mean in practice and how can the European water label help? How does it help achieve the requirements of the Home Performance Index?
- Renewable Systems for nZEB Homes 30th October 1.00pm– Xavier Dubuisson, XD Consulting and Gerhard Heyl, PV Green Energy Solutions. How to meet the Renewables Energy Ratio requirements within the revised Part L. What are the advance in Photo Voltaic technology and what opportunities do battery storage offer? What other forms of renewables are viable for Irish Homes.
- Heat Pumps for nZEB Homes – This webinar has been postponed to 20th November 1.00pm – Designing for heat pumps, what designers and contractors need to know. How is the RER calculated for Heat Pumps?
Bookings are closed for this event.