22 - 30 Sep 2018
27 September, 7.00 for 7.30
£4.00 or NETS, less if you can't afford it
Just turn up
Talks on Low energy houses
Building a passive house
Sarah Small RIBA, moved into her new house in Weymouth in 2017, only the 90th home in Britain to receive Passive House certification. She will be talking about the building project, and what passive house implies. Her blog is on www.tinyurl.com/y82drzuh
Watton Village, Bridport
Plans are underway to build 280 new houses which are affordable for Bridport residents, and are built along sustainable lines using Modcell straw-filled modular panels. Vince Adams will be explaining this low-cost ecological approach to building. Solar panels, batteries on site, sustainable drainage systems will make these nearly zero energy houses.
Near-passive house in Bridport
Sam Wilberforce will outline plans for an eco-build in the centre of town
Cohousing in Bridport
53 modular built homes built to AECB Silver Standard - solar roofs, onsite microgrid, heat pumps, rainwater harvesting for vegetable irrigation, SUDS system, travel plans including car share scheme, one car limit per household, onsite food growing and orchard planting, common house with onsite laundry and facility for shared meals, cutting down on food waste and more.