Designing Comfortable Homes 1-5pm VUW Arch School

Cement and Concrete Association of New Zealand
Where: Victoria University of Wellington, School of Architecture, 139 Vivian Street, Wellington
Presenters: Ralf Kessel, Registered European Architect,
Project Manager for Cement & Concrete Association of New Zealand (CCANZ)

Dr. Larry Bellamy, Civil Engineer
Associate Professor at RMIT University, Melbourne.
Research specialties include thermal performance of buildings.

Roger Claedingboel, M+E Engineer,
Senior Business Developer for Integrated Environmental Solutions

The seminar will place an emphasis on:

• Understanding the principles of passive solar design for residential housing
• Optimizing the benefits of thermal mass (concrete and concrete masonry)
• Exploring thermal performance modeling software, and how they can be integrated into the design process
• Demonstrating IES VE-Ware – a whole-building annual energy and carbon usage tool


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