An introduction to sustainable design and the factors to consider when repairing a property with sustainable design features. (presentation from the CILA Conference 2020)
The presenter, Barry Ford of Smithers Purslow, discusses climate change and the principles of sustainable development. He explores how building design can take advantage of what nature already provides in relation to light, temperature and ventilation. The importance of insulation and airtightness are discussed, along with alternative technologies for energy and water in buildings. The webinar also includes an example of a building designed to Passivhaus standards.