Northern Irelands First Certified Passive House EnerPHit project

This webinar was livestreamed Thursday 7th Oct 2021 | Second event of the Autumn series.

About this Event

This webinar will outline Northern Irelands First Certified Passive House EnerPHit project. Find out how a former 1960s traditional school building was transformed into a fantastic modern high performance family home. Considering the clear need to retrofit existing building stock in order to meet our climate change targets makes this topic even more pertinent. This presentation will blend together the story and the technical elements of the project coupled with recently collated post occupancy monitoring data. Providing the benefits of the Passive House Retrofit Standard EnerPHit. Doing the right thing today means a better tomorrow.   


Barry Mc Carron has been the Research and Development Coordinator since 2013 for the award winning CREST (Centre for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies) Pavilion at South West College in Northern Ireland.

Barry is an MSc graduate of the Queens University Belfast through the Gibson Scholarship. He previously graduated from the University of Ulster with an Honours Degree in Architectural Technology and Project Management. He has also completed a HND in Building Engineering and Project Management at the Belfast Institute of Higher and Further Education.

Barry has recently undertaken a PhD in Queen’s University Belfast to research the Passive House Standard performance in Ireland.  He has more than ten years’ experience with the Construction Industry and specialises in Sustainable Construction and renewables Micro Generation and is part of the team at South West College working towards developing the College into a Regional Centre of Excellence for Passive House.