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
For individual tutorial bookings: Click ‘BOOK NOW’ below, choose your tutorial and click ‘Tickets’, choose your ticket type and quantity, then click ‘Checkout’.
For block bookings: Click ‘BOOK NOW’ below, click ‘Tickets’ for any of the tutorial dates, choose one of the ‘3 tutorials’ ticket types and quantity, then click ‘Checkout’.
Other tutorials in the series (Tuesdays, 11:00-12:00)
Date: Tuesday 9th June 2020
Time: 11:00 - 12:00