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COP27 #BuildingsPavilion - The future of building: Supporting Passive House training uptake at higher education institutions

Sharm El Sheikh

#BuildingsPavilion, Auditorium, lot n°113 / Hybrid

COP27 #BuildingsPavilion

Place: #BuildingsPavilion Auditorium (lot. n°113)

Date: 12 November 2022

Time: 15:30-16:30 Eastern European Time

Lead organisation(s): International Passive House Association

Partners: Passive House Institute, Passivhaus Trust, Passive Association of Ireland, FIDIC



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This session will provide a solution to an often cited concern in the design and construction industry: a lack of capacity. The speakers will discuss their experiences integrating modules on fabric-first design and construction into coursework at higher education institutions and how Passive House can benefit higher education facilities by providing high-quality campus buildings and preparing students for the future of design and construction.


  • Dr Wolfgang Feist, Founder, International Passive House Institute
  • Susanne Winkel, Head of Professional Training and Certification, International Passive House Institute
  • Yogini Patel, Head of Communications, Passivhaus Trust
  • Dr Barry McCarron, Chair, Passive Association of Ireland
  • Robert Spencer, Global Lead on ESG Advisory, AECOM