We’re delighted to confirm Claire Wallerstein as a speaker at our event on 1st November in Bristol, co-hosted with The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP).
Brighton-based eco startup PassivPod, a joint venture by Green Register members Koru Architects and Strategic Management Partners, has won the coveted title of Construction Business of the Year at the annual National Best New Business Awards event in London.
The new business also won the prestigious Overall Winner award, beating competition from all other industries – and 68 other new companies – represented at the ceremony.
If you are based in Devon you can now access our Passivhaus Series of training for free, under the Zero Energy Buildings Catalyst (ZEBCat) programme.
Normally costing £450 + VAT to attend, this is a fantastic opportunity for architects and other building professionals to gain an understanding of the design principles behind passivhaus, over two separate days.
The training will be delivered in Bristol over two days on 26 September and 3 October 2018 and cover:
Last Wednesday The Green Register held its annual Steering Group meeting in London.
We used a room at the offices of members Pollard Thomas Edwards architects (PTE) not because it had a fantastic setting overlooking the Regents Canal but because their Head of Sustainable Design, Tom Dollard, is one of our steering group and we have a very good working relationship with them regularly holding training there.
As well as supplying natural insulations and airtight and windtight materials, the Technical Team from Ecological Building Systems have been speaking and training at Green Register events throughout the country for the last decade latterly partnering with us to further their support to promoting sustainable construction training in the UK.
Lucy Pedler and Dan Weisselberg from The Green Register will be chairing discussions, providing a key energy efficiency and building fabric presentation and running a workshop at the inaugural Low Carbon Homes Forum in Exeter June 5th, World Environment Day.
One of our members, Mike Andrews of Energy Saving Experts, is cycling 60 miles to attend the first in our series of Building Biology sessions which starts today. That's dedication!
Mike's extreme commute forms part of training for a fundraising challenge, which you can sponsor:
BSRIA is delighted to be staging its flagship 2018 Soft Landings Conference: Soft Landings – a culture for all projects.
Soft Landings is a building delivery process which runs through the project, from inception to completion and beyond, to ensure all decisions made during the project are based on improving operational performance of the building and meeting the client's expectations. It provides a step-by-step process for clients and their project teams to follow in order to avoid pitfalls and deliver a better performing product.
We're excited to be event partners for the 2018 STBA-SPAB Sustainability of Traditional Buildings Conference taking place in London on 7th June (9.30-17.00).
Keynote speakers from Ofgem, Each Home Counts and ICOMOS will provide an update on policy and standards. Delegates will hear about practical examples including the problems at the retrofit in Preston, what is happening in the Private Rented Sector, various projects in Scotland, and how a Whole House Approach is working out at scale in London.