What really makes a Home Healthy?

What really makes a Home Healthy?

13 Apr 2021 - Wellington

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The Healthy Home Guide Roadshow is making its way to Wellington on the 13th of April.


0.00 NZRAB 3.00 CPD
1.00 Design 1.00 Documentation 0.50 Construction 0.50 Management

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13 Apr 2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Wellington School of Architecture and Design Innovation | 139 Vivian Street, Te Aro, Wellington | Wellington | Wellington/ Wairarapa

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The purpose of this Healthy Home Guide is to provide a step change pathway to help designers and industry professionals bridge the gap between the current Building Code and the solutions required to achieve healthy, resilient, durable, comfortable, affordable, low carbon homes.

This is intended as an industry reference document. A condensed version will follow to educate the consumer about the importance of Healthy Homes and assist them to make more informed decisions to aid better outcomes for their families.

This online version of the Healthy Home Design Guide is a living document and will be updated regularly to reflect improved technology and methods.

A systems thinking approach is applied with holistic integrated design-driven thinking. An important focus is the design standards that are deficient in the New Zealand Building industry. The guide provides an alternative solutions.

The line up of speakers on the night are industry professionals who have helped develop the guide and are as follows:

Katheren Leitner - Why healthy homes are important

Damien McGill - Intro to the guide and the importance for resilience in foundation design

Bob Burnett - The importance of Healthy design

David Auer - The importance of detailing and construction methodology.

Murray Robertson - Discussion of different attempts on environmental design and the tools available.

Brandon Van Blerk - Why the feedback loop is so important through ongoing monitoring.

Robyn Phipps - About the Wellington's School of Architecture and Design Innovation research on the horizon.

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