Masterclass: Overheating and Designing for Summer Comfort


Mon 15 Feb 2016 11:30 – 18:30
Saint-Gobain Innovation Centre, 95 Great Portland Street London W1W 7NY

A number of concerns have arisen regarding summer overheating in modern UK homes; Additionally, it is often assumed that overheating is caused by high levels of insulation and airtightness, which can be misleading. This Passivhaus masterclass will explore the causes of summer overheating and provide tools and guidance to help deliver buildings that don't just minimise overheating but deliver excellent summer comfort. Working with built project examples and PHPP, the event will cover basic theory, practical details and evidence from case studies and personal experience.