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RIAI CPD Links: Green Homes Solutions – Webinar Series by the Irish Green Buildings Council
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Date:Wednesday 13 May 2020 - Wednesday 03 June 2020
Time:1.00pm - 2.00pm
Cost:Free but registration is required
This free webinar series showcases a range of services, technologies and materials that can assist in creating high quality, energy efficient, green homes. The series will run on Wednesdays at 1pm for four weeks. See schedule below;
13/05/20 – Air Source Heat Pumps & nZEB Compliance – Ian Killock & Niall Duffy, Daikin
Heat Pumps are an innovative renewable energy solution for heating new homes. How do air source heat pumps work? How do heat pumps reduce energy consumption? How do heat pumps meet nZEB requirements?
20/05/20 -Daylight, Heath & Wellbeing – Nicolas Roy and Jens Christoffersen, VELUX
The provision of daylight is crucial when designing healthy, comfortable homes. This webinar looks at EN 17037, the new European standard for daylighting. Why is it important? How does it apply to Ireland and how does it apply to residential?
27/05/20 – Ventilation Solutions for new homes – Hugh Whiriskey, Partel
Designed ventilation systems are vital to energy efficient buildings. What range of ventilation options are available? Which different types of ventilation are suitable for different scenarios? Which options are better for renovation versus new build or systems that avoid ducting etc.?
03/06/20 – Airtightness and Moisture management in buildings – Niall Crosson, Ecological Building Systems
What is airtightness? Why does it matter? What are the causes and effects of poor moisture management? What are the current and future airtightness standards? Understand the need for a collaborative approach and for a change in attitude in order to design and construct buildings that are more durable, healthy and fit for the future.
Each webinar counts for 1 RIAI CPD point – certificate will be available at each webinar