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Joe Merceica

Armed with the strong belief that ‘no challenge is too big’, Joe is leading the way in sustainable construction with Blue Eco Homes and is where his interest Passive House began. This extends to the launch this year of a Certified Passive Display home built to bushfire BAL-FZ (Flame Zone) standard in the Blue Mountains NSW in order to promote the benefits of Passive House to the industry and wider community. Joe is involved in various influential construction groups to encourage the education and development of current industry bodies, staff and regulations, including his current role as vice chair of the Housing Industry Association (NSW) Training and Membership Committee and newly appointed role as a member of the APHA Board of Directors. Read more about Joe here.

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Design Matters: Introduction to Passive House14/07/2020A review of the key principles and how can sustainability be addressed more earnestly.
Thermal Bridges Online Workshop14/07/2020Join presenter Jason Quinn for a comprehensive online workshop over two sessions (14 & 16 July) on thermal bridges.
Design Matters: International Approach to Passive House Projects16/07/2020A worldwide review of newly finished and/or soon to be finished PH residential projects.
Design Matters: A Review of Local Passive House Projects16/07/2020A review of local Passive House projects, with an interior designers eye on the relevant considerations for Passive House projects.