gb map highlighting belfast

Belfast

Nearly Zero Energy homes and quality product installations

Date: 29 March
Venue: Construction Industry Training Board Headquarters

Book tickets now

Join us at Building for tomorrow live  

At such an important time of change, especially in energy efficiency measures, and with a keen eye on housing supply and the quality of construction, this event is a brilliant opportunity to update your knowledge and get ahead of the incoming new regulations.  

Join us for this must-attend event on 29 March to make sure you’re fully up-to-date. 

Your ticket for Building for tomorrow 2022 will give you:

  • greater understanding of the Housing Supply Strategy
  • practical guidance on increasing energy efficiency in new homes to meet the Department of Finance’s published proposals
  • the latest on energy ratings for Part F and nearly zero energy buildings
  • a look at best practice installation of heat pumps
  • best practice guidance on render, plasterboard and stone cladding
  • the latest on NHBC Standards 2022 and our construction quality analysis for Northern Ireland
  • interactive exhibition and hands-on demonstrations
  • great networking opportunity
  • CPD learning credits

All this for only £140 + VAT

Book Now

Full delegate terms and conditions.

Agenda

Time

Session detail

Speaker

09.15

Registration, coffee, networking and exhibition viewing

 

09.30

Welcome

NHBC

Padraig Venney

09.35

Understand Nearly Zero Energy Homes and showcasing Quality product installations in construction

The Housing Supply Strategy

What Northern Ireland's housebuilders can do to support successful delivery of the Housing Supply strategy

Department for Communities

David Polley

09.55

Understand Nearly Zero Energy Homes and showcasing quality product installations in construction

Increasing Energy Efficiency standards for new homes in Northern Ireland

The Department of Finance has published proposals to uplift guidance on energy efficiency and carbon performance requirements for new buildings. Today we will get the latest update from the department and what the implications and timeframes are for housebuilders. 

Department of Finance - Building Standards

Ronan Casey

10.25

Understand Nearly Zero Energy Homes and showcasing quality product installations in construction

Energy Rating for Part F and Nearly Zero Energy Buildings

Understanding SAP, different designs and exploring compliance options

Elmhurst Energy

Jason Hewins

10.50

Coffee, networking and exhibition viewing

 

11.20

Talking Technical and Claims

NHBC Standards 2022

An update on the latest NHBC standards and a review of NHBC Standards Chapter 6.11 'Render and rendering systems' since its introduction in 2017

NHBC

Chris Derzypilskyj

11.55

Talking Technical and Claims

NHBC Claims - Render failure

NHBCs area Claims manager will review some recent claims on homes in Northern Ireland

NHBC

Paul Tulloch

12.30

Showcasing Quality product installations in construction

An overview of natural stone cladding

Taking a closer look at what builders should do to ensure quality installation free of defects.

See 'live' samples on the CITB warehouse floor

Lagan Building Solutions

Henry McKinney

13.00

Lunch, networking and exhibition viewing

 

13.45

Showcasing Quality product installations in construction

Effective fire compartmentation & cold spot reduction in Low Rise residential homes

This presentation will give you a clear understanding of the requirements of the Building Regulations and NHBC Standards in relation to heat loss at the junction of wall and roofs and, fire safety in relation to the junctions between a separating or compartment wall and a roof specifically within the boxed eaves.

See 'live' samples on the CITB warehouse floor.

Arc Building Solutions

Aaron Sharp

14.15

Showcasing Quality product installations in construction

Plasterboard installations: Achieving Building Regulation compliance and providing for quality boarded homes

A focus on Sound Transmission and Fire Safety in Low Rise residential dwellings up to three storeys in height

See 'live' samples on the CITB warehouse floor

Gyproc & Isover Ireland

Jason Horrex

14.45

Talking Technical and Claims

Live rendering demonstration

Good practice application of both traditional and factory-made render to external masonry walls

Live render demonstration from plastering sub-contractor

15.15

Event conclusion

 

*Named speakers are subject to change

 

 

Our expert speakers will share their knowledge

David Polley, Acting Director of Housing, smiles at the camera in black and white. Department for Communities, Northern Ireland

David Polley
Acting Director of Housing

David has responsibility for the development and implementation of most aspects of policy in relation to the Supply of Housing in tenures other than social housing, as well as the design and implementation of a programme of strategies aimed at improving housing supply.

Ronan Casey from the NI Department of Finance, smiles at the camera in black and white NI Department of Finance

Ronan Casey

Ronan is a Part F (Conservation of fuel and power) policy lead within Building Standards Branch, Department of Finance. He is a Chartered Architect and accredited energy assessor with experience of working in the UK and Ireland with time spent in both the public and private sector. His current role focuses primarily on the development and delivery of improvements to energy efficiency standards.

Jason Hewins, New Build Residential Manager, smiling at the camera in black and white Elmhurst Energy

Jason Hewins
New Build Residential Manager

Jason has a comprehensive understanding of new build energy calculations and building regulations, and regularly represents Elmhurst Energy at various industry working groups involved in developing Building Regulations and the SAP energy rating methodology.

Thank you to the CITB

We're very grateful to The Construction Industry Training Board NI (CITB NI) for hosting us at their headquarters which is an easily accessible location close to Belfast International Airport and the main motorway systems.

Book now!

Use the link below to book your tickets for this event at just £140 + VAT

Getting here

The Construction Industry Training Board NI (CITB NI) is an easily accessible location close to Belfast International Airport and the main motorway systems.

line drawing of airplane

International airports

Belfast International Airport - 11 minute drive
Belfast City Airport - 25 minute drive

line drawing of overground train

Train stations

Antrim - 16 minute drive
Dunmurray - 16 minute drive

black and white Parking bay logo

Car parks

Belfast Airport parking - 4 minute taxi
We compare airport parking - 6 minute taxi
Divis Carpark - 10 minute taxi

Building for tomorrow 2022 is happening in these locations