An Introduction to Passivhaus

Philip’s presentation will draw on his experience in designing low-energy residential developments. His presentation, “An Introduction to Passivhaus”, discusses how Passivhaus design principles are applied to projects and the results which are being achieved in practice.

Philip shall describe how the key factors, such as insulation, air tightness and thermal bridging can be engineered to produce a building that uses 80% less energy than one that complies with the current Building Regulations Approved Document Part L.       

Philip Newbold is the Director and Accessible Design Consultant at New Bold Design. Since 2011, he has been a Certified European Passivhaus Consultant.
Philip started his working life in 1971, employed as an architectural technician in both the public and private sectors. Whilst working, he studied for a HNC in Building Construction. He aspired to a Senior Associate at Devereux Architects until 2011, before starting his own business.

Over his 40 year career, Philip has been involved in some significant residential and residential care projects, principally in the north east of England. These have included new builds and the conversion of a listed building.

Event Information

Event Status
Places Available

Event Date

18:00 for 18:30 start


University of Birmingham, Building Y3 – Mechanical and Civil Engineering Building, Room G34, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT

Philip Newbold

Event Association
New Bold Design

Event Contact
Mitchell Gray

Event Contact Email

Additional Information
Free refreshments will be available from 18:00 in The Shell Lounge

Free parking is available on the campus

The technical meeting constitutes 2 hours Continued Professional Development. A certificate will be available to all attendees

Please register here

Regional Group
Midland Counties

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