Sustainable Design and Construction forum
Tour of Lords 11.00am until 12 noon (for those who have registered)
Thursday March 24th 2011
12.00 - Registration and lunch
13.00 - velta
Gerald Kemp - Managing Director
13.05 - Uponor
Ilari Aho - Vice President, Indoor Climate
Indoor climate and energy solutions.
13.25 - University of Denmark
Professor Bjarne Olesen - Director
The latest global developments in the field of radiant systems, thermal comfort and energy performance.
14.00 - velta
Wafaa Ghafari - Principal Engineer
An insight into what TABS actually is. What it does and the principles, as well as identifying solutions available at the design stage.
14.20 - Question and answer session followed by networking break
14.25 - Hanson Building Products
Gerry Feenan - Managing Director
Hanson profile and the initiatives taken by Hanson in preparation for the Manchester Metropolitan University Scheme, where precast Omnicore units are factory produced with integrated velta PEX-a pipe modules to provide a conditioned unit for cooling and heating - Coolslab.
14.35 - Fielden Clegg Bradley Architects
Simon Doody - Partner
Case Study: Manchester Metropolitan University. The new Business School and Student Hub is a significant new project intended to be at the forefront of green building development in Manchester.
14.50- Sir Robert McAlpine
David Firth - Project Manager
Meeting the needs for Manchester Metropolitan University. A contractors perspective.
15.05 - Question and answer session
Holmer Deecke - Engineering and Special Projects
Case Studies: A range of completed and operational TABS buildings in Europe, covering various applications and solutions.
15.30 - Question and answer session and networking break
15.45 - Creagh Concrete Products
Neil Ward - Commercial Director
Creagh profile and the initiatives taken by Creagh in preparation for Vanguard House, an innovative office development in Warrington, where precast Hollowcore units are factory produced with integrated velta PEX-a pipe modules to provide a conditioned unit for cooling and heating - Climaspan.
15.55 - VINCI Construction UK Ltd
Dr Rennie Chadwick - Managing Director - Technology Division VINCI Construction UK Ltd
Case Study - Vanguard House, office development in Warrington where a Hollowcore precast solution is utilised with embedded velta pipework to provide cooling to the office spaces.
16.15 - Question and answer session
16.20 - Stuarts Industrial Flooring
Chris Henderson - Director
A profile of Stuarts and the association with velta for heated and cooled industrial floors.
16.30 - Stuarts Industrial Flooring
Stuart Dorey - Business Development Manager
Building a Sustainable future
Extensia™ - a sustainable concrete solution for commercial and industrial floors.
16.40 - Kelly Taylor Associates
Trevor James - Principal Engineer
Case Study: The design development process to deliver Chatterley Valley - the World's first BREEAM Outstanding logistics building. Featuring a host of energy saving features, including a velta floor heating solution to the warehouse slab fuelled by an on-site Biomass power station.
16.55 - Question and answer session
17.00 - King Shaw Associates
Prof Doug King - Principal
Case Study: CAFOD Headquarters, London was designed as an exemplar of sustainable workplace design. The building receives an Excellent BREEAM rating through the integration of building technologies and techniques, including a velta cast in-situ solution, whereby pipework for cooling is integrated into the building structure.
17.30 - Question and answer session
17.35 - velta
Gerald Kemp - Managing Director
Closing remarks and end of forum
17.40 - Networking and drinks