FREE CPDs - Green Building Store Green Building Store


Specifiers and building professionals can request FREE CPDs on a range of topics from Green Building Store. We can provide the following 60+ minute powerpoint presentations at a date, location and time to suit. Talks can be tailored to the audience/ time available.

Green Building Store FREE Passivhaus CPD
Denby Dale Passivhaus at dusk
The attendees are now much more aware of and have a deeper understanding about Passivhaus and I received positive feedback from them. The seminar joins our ‘A’ list for useful, informative and well presented seminars!

Architect CPD participant

Just want to say thanks for the CPD last week. All of the team found it exceptionally useful.

Architect CPD participant

It was very informative and technical, but not overwhelming – a very good balance! This has definitely given me food for thought about becoming Passivhaus certified!

Architect CPD participant

1. Passivhaus design & specification

  • Introduction to Passivhaus methodology & standard
  • Specification required to achieve Passivhaus certification
  • Windows & doors: Passivhaus requirements and importance of installation detailing
  • Airtightness products & techniques needed to achieve Passivhaus requirements
  • MVHR: what it is and how to ensure optimal performance

2. High performance windows & doors

  • High performance glazing
  • U values & G values
  • Frame materials
  • Passivhaus requirements
  • Optimum positioning of windows to minimise thermal bridging

Green Building Store PROGRESSION Passivhaus certified timber window with narrow sightlines
Airflush waterless urinal from Green Building Store

3. Water saving for public/ commercial applications

  • WCs – overview of products currently available
  • The siphon vs valve flush debate
  • Urinals – overview of  flushing and waterless urinals currently  available
  • Maintenance & performance issues for commercial washrooms

4. Achieving airtightness & moisture management using intelligent airtight vapour control checks

  • Basic description of airtightness and why it is so important
  • Consequences of a lack of airtightness and common failure areas
  • Moisture management and Intelligent membranes
  • Some INTELLIGENT solutions for achieving airtightness including onsite details
  • Airtightness standards both Internationally and in the UK

This CPD is kindly provided on our behalf by Ecological Building Systems, suppliers of our Pro Clima airtightness range.

Pro Clima Grommets and Intello Plus
MVHR and ducting at Cre8 Barn, Stirley Community Farm

5. MVHR for Passivhaus projects

Only available to building professionals working on an active Passivhaus project.

6. The VIP of insulation – VIPs insulation panels

  • What is a Vacuum Insulated Panel (VIP)?
  • Comparison against traditional insulations
  • Factors affecting vacuum insulation panel performance
  • Construction applications
  • The pros and cons of VIPs in construction

This CPD is kindly provided on our behalf by Kevothermal, suppliers of our VIPs insulation panel range.

Kevothermal VIPs insulation

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