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Friday, 22 April 2016, Darmstadt, Congress Center darmstadtium

Plenary session, Hall Spectrum, Level 1, Beginning: 9:00 am

Time Plenary session  
9:00 am Opening remarks by  
 

State Secretary Mathias Samson | Ministry of Economics,
Energy, Transport and Regional Development,
State of Hessen

Jochen Partsch | Mayor of Darmstadt

Brigitte Holz | President of the Chamber of Architects
and Urban Planners, Hessen

 
9:30 am Near-Zero Energy Future | Claude Turmes | Member of the European Parliament  
10:00 am

On the bright side - why we all win with a sustainable energy future |
Franz Alt | Sonnenseite - Ecological Communication

 
10:45 am

Passive House - the long-lasting solution |
Wolfgang Feist, Passive House Institute

Ceremony Component Award 2016

 
11:30 am
 
Group visit to the exhibition
 
 
12:00 am Lunch break  

 

Sessions

Time Session                      
1:oo - 3:30 pm 1: Passive House Plus                      
1:oo - 3:30 pm 2: New projects and components                      
1:oo - 3:30 pm 3: EnerPHit - latest retrofit projects                      
1:oo - 3:30 pm 4: Warm climates                      
3:30 - 4:00 pm Coffee break                      
4:00 - 6:30 pm 5: Longterm experiences                      
4:00 - 6:30 pm 6: Non-residential buildings                      
4:00 - 6:30 pm 7: Cost-effective Passive Houses                      
4:00 - 6:30 pm 8: Experiences from UK and Ireland                      
                         
7:00 - 11:00 pm Passive House Party                      

 

Saturday, 23 April 2016, Darmstadt, Congress Center darmstadtium

Plenary session, Hall Spectrum, Level 1, Beginning: 9:00 am

9:00 am

Opening remarks, Wolfgang Feist, Passive House Institute

Politics as a partner |
Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker | Co-President, Club of Rome

9:30 am Heinrich Bottermann | German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU)
9:45 am

Energy and the Sustainable Development Goals | Scott Foster |
Director, Sustainable Energy Division |
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

 

Sessions

Time   Session                  
10:30 am - 1:00 pm 9: Ventilation solutions                  
10:30 am - 1:00 pm 10: Components for retrofits and new builts                  
10:30 am - 1:00 pm 11: Tools - new features and latest developments                  
10:30 am - 1:00 pm 12: Passive Houses in North America and cold climates                  
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Lunch break                  
2:15 pm - 4:30 pm 13: Passive House areas and major projects                  
2:15 pm - 4:30 pm 14: Passive House and renewables                  
2:15 pm - 4:30 pm 15: Step-by-step retrofits                  
2:15 pm - 4:30 pm 16: China goes passive!                  
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm Coffee break                  

 

Plenary session, Hall Spectrum, Level 1, Beginning: 5:15 pm

"Sustainable energies for all!" - panel discussion with Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Franz Alt and Wolfgang Feist

6:00 pm End of event

 

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