This group is based around the Hobart area and caters to ATA members in Southern Tasmania.
ATA Tas South branch meeting - Temperate climates, warmer houses and built fabric challengesAugust 7, 2017 at 8:30 pm
When: Monday 7 August 2017, 7.30 pm
Where: The Duke of Welllington Hotel, 192 Macquarie Street, Hobart
Presentation: 'Temperate climates, warmer houses and built fabric challenges'.
Dr Mark Dewsbury is Lecturer in Building Technology in Design at the University of Tasmania. At this meeting he will discuss recent research published within Buildings and Energy and at the 2016 International High Performance Built Environment conference.
UTAS Bio: Dr Mark Dewsbury is passionate about sustainability and has been involved in the sustainable design of commercial and residential buildings in the public and private sectors for more than 20 years. His research activities have included contract research for Forest and Wood Products Australia, CSIRO, Department of Industry, Federal Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, CSR Building Materials, Aurora Energy, and a broad range of industry and government partners. His research focuses on methods of building to improve the construction and thermal performance of Australian housing. This incorporates empirical validation, testing and calibration input for the Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme, CHENATH and AccuRate building simulation programs. Recently, Mark has been conducting desktop and empirical studies on the use of mass-timber products as thermal mass and condensation risks in contemporary building systems in Australian cool and temperate climates.
This will be a fascinating presentation and we warmly invite you to attend.
Nigel Legge, Secretary
ATA Tas South branch