Friday 9 June: NZEB Update
A Dublin School of Architecture conference on NZEB design and education

The Dublin School of Architecture is pleased to invite you to a Continuous Professional Development conference on the educational implications of NZEB for building design professionals. 

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Session 1: Residential NZEB 

14.00  Welcome:

Orna Hanly, Head of School, Dublin School of Architecture

14.05  A DIT cloud-based online learning model for EU-wide NZEB upskilling:

Cormac Allen, Assistant Head of School, Dublin School of Architecture

14.15  Future-proofing: Meeting the challenge of the EPBD 30kw/h NZEB target:         

Simon McGuinness, Dublin School of Architecture

14.30  Upskilling the NZEB Professional to design a 30kWh/m2a residential dwelling: 

The NZEB Architect

The NZEB Engineer

The NZEB Building Surveyor

The NZEB Architectural Technologist

The 5 enablers of NZEB upskilling

15.00  Panel discussion

Chair Jim Coady FRIAI

15.30  Break / networking

Session 2: Non-Residential NZEB

16.00   What does NZEB mean for Architecture in Ireland:

Ciaran O’Connor, State Architect

Sean Armstrong, Building Standards Advisor, Department of Housing

John Dolan, Senior Engineer, Department of Education & Skills 

16.30   DIT MSc in Building Performance (Energy Efficiency in Design): 

Joseph Little, Assistant Head of School, Dublin School of Architecture;

16.45  Les huit points d'architecture de l'Anthropocène:

Cormac Allen, Assistant Head of School, Dublin School of Architecture

16.50  Panel discussion

Chair Carole Pollard, President of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland;

17.30   End:

Wine reception and opening of the Dublin School of Architecture End of Year Show.

NZEB UPDATE Invitation - 9 June

Click here for information on DIT NZEB programmes and CPD modules

The conference is supported by The Irish Architects Benevolent Society who will issue CPD attendance certificates for 3 CPD hours.


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