Building Performance Conference 15
Hygrothermal Assessment of Solid Walls

Monday, 21 September 2015

A Dublin School of Architecture presentation of Historic Scotland’s Technical Paper 15 - Assessing risks in insulation retrofits using hygrothermal software tools – Heat and moisture transport in internally insulated stone walls Co-authored by Joseph Little, Assistant Head of School

And introducing building performance programmes:

  • CPD Diploma Hygrothermal Assessment
  • CPD Thermal Bridge Assessment

Building Performance Conference 15 - Benat Arregi
Building Performance Conference 15 - Joseph Little
Building Performance Conference 15 - Andy Lundberg

Approved for 3 structured RIAI CPD points

See attached Building Performance Conference Invitation and below for detailed schedule of speakers

2.00 - 2.15            Welcome & launch of Tech Paper 15 - Assessing risks in insulation retrofits using
                             hygrothermal software tools – Heat and moisture transport in internally insulated stone
                             walls (Authors: Joseph Little, Beňat Arregi, Calina Ferraro) 
                             Professor Gerry Farrell, Dean of College of Engineering & the Built Environment

2.15 - 2.45            The old and the new: commonalities and difference in sustainable building
                             Roger Curtis, Technical Conservation Group, Historic Scotland

2.45 - 3.15            What goes on in solid walls and why should we care? - An introduction to relevant building
                             physics and chemistry
                             Beňat Arregi, Building Life Consultancy

3.15 - 3.30             

3.30 - 4.00            How should retrofits of solid walls be risk assessed and how do methods differ?
                             Joseph Little, Assistant Head of School, Dublin School of Architecture

4.00 - 4.30            Introducing DIT programmes in Hygro Assessment & Thermal Modelling
                             Andy Lundberg, Lecturer, Dublin School of Architecture

4.30 - 5.15:          Q+A 5.15 - 5.30 Concluding remarks


Assessing Risks in Insulation Retrofits

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