Delivering Healthy Homes: Acoustics with Jack Harvie-Clark
Tuesday 9th June, 11:00-12:00, Online (Zoom)
A series of hour-long online tutorials with interactive Q&A on how to deliver healthy homes, hosted by the Good Homes Alliance with guest industry experts.
- Current industry problems from the silo approach to design for Internal Environmental Quality
- A new holistic approach – the Acoustics, Ventilation, Overheating: Residential Design Guide
- How the AVO Guide assists clients, planning authorities & designers
- Passive design solutions for noisy environments
- Risks of noise from domestic mechanical ventilation systems
Speaker: Jack Harvie-Clark, Managing Director, Apex Acoustics
Biography: Jack Harvie-Clark is the founder of Apex Acoustics, the immediate past-Chair of the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) and a Board member of the Air Tightness Testing & Measurement Association (ATTMA). Apex is a multi-award-winning consultancy providing design advice and testing in acoustics & air tightness from our offices in the North East, Midlands and London.
Jack has a strong interest in the interdependence of acoustics, ventilation & thermal comfort; he instigated and is a major author of the recently published Acoustics, Ventilation & Overheating Guide. He produced and edited “Acoustics of Schools: A design guide”, and the ANC Guide for Measurement of Sound in Buildings for the ANC, amongst others.
With a background in thermodynamics and fluid mechanics, Jack worked on steam turbine blade development for Rolls Royce, undertook research into a novel thermal composite at Newcastle University and helped establish a renewable energy visitor centre before finding acoustics.
Individual tutorial costs:
– GHA members – £10 (+ VAT)
– Members of partner organisations* – £15 (+ VAT)
– General admittance – £20 (+ VAT)
Block booking discount for 3 tutorials (9th, 16th, 30th):
– GHA members – £25 (+ VAT)
– Members of partner organisations* – £35 (+ VAT)
– General admittance – £45 (+ VAT)
*Partner organisations include: AECB, Building Performance Network, Passivhaus Trust, STBA, TCPA, The Green Register, The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products, UKIEG, Woodknowledge Wales.
How to book
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