PHAI Briefing Sligo 2017

Date: 8th March 2017 

The event which was hosted by Sligo IT was attended by almost 60 people.

Following the welcome address by Trevor McSharry, Head of Dept. Sligo IT the evening reflected an effective balance of informative presentations and “hands-on” aspects through the demonstrations and the visit to view the workshop models.

The presentations on the night reflected a broad level of experience of constructing to exemplary low level energy standards from specialist airtight works and materials to thermal break construction.

The clear message of the evening was the need to bring along the entire design and construction team in an integrated way. This is important so that everyone understands the objective of the project details and the rigorous need to maintain quality of construction on site.

This message was reflected through the various presentations from Martin Murray (PHAI), Raymond O Reilly (Quinn Building Products), Martin Cooney (Irish Energy Assessors), John Joe McHugh (Sligo IT) and Emmett Nee (PH Contractor).
The presentations were followed by a visit to an exemplary building lab where models of appropriate construction are available for students to build, test and review.

17.30 Registration: Tea & Coffee

18.00 Trevor McSharry, Head of Dept. Sligo IT | Welcome and Introduction

18.10 Martin Murray, Martin Murray Architects & PHAI | Overview of Passive House

18.25 Jason Martin, Quinn Building Products (Patron Member) | Thermal Bridging Solutions

18.40 Martin Cooney, Irish Energy Assessors | Air Tightness testing, sample projects & Siga product overview

18.55 John Joe Mc Hugh, Sligo IT | Teaching the Passive House Design Concept. An Overview of module content

19.10 Emmett Nee, PH Contractor | Passive House Case Study

19.25 Q&A | followed by a visit to the Building sustainability workshop PH models (Optional)