What would living in a future Net Zero Carbon home be like?

What would living in a future Net Zero Carbon home be like?


Age: 16-19

Duration: 1

Industry: Architecture

Application deadline: 29/12/2022

Dates: 18/01/2023 – 18/01/2023

WHO AM I?

I am an architect and author of The Passivhaus Handbook and I help people build net zero carbon houses. I am a director of Passivhaus Homes Ltd.

WHY AM I SPECIAL?

I designed one of the first ultra energy efficient, certified Passivhaus, houses in the UK in 2010. After this I co-started and developed the first component-based construction system for building net zero carbon homes, which won the prestigious Ashden Awards for scaleable climate change solutions.

WHAT MY OPPORTUNITY COVERS

• Learn how Climate Change impacts our homes.

• Find out how it is possible to reduce the energy your house needs by between 75-90%

• Discover which materials this future house is likely to be built with. • Consider what fuels you would use, instead of using carbon emitting fuels like gas or oil.

• Understand the range of benefits that living in a house like this would bring.

• Have a better understanding of the growing numbers of green jobs becoming available in this sector

When applying, answer the following questions

  • Passion: What cause(s) are you passionate about? Please also explain why.

More about what we do:

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Listening
 Speaking
 Problem Solving
 Creativity
 Staying Positive
 Leadership
 Teamwork

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