Introduction to PassivHauss Design Principles for A Nearly Zero-energy Buildings in the Tropical Climate
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About the Event
Dr. Phys. Francesco Nesi
DIRECTOR of Zero Energy and Passivhaus Institute for Research, Italy
Dr Francesco-Nesi is the director of Zero Energy and Passivhaus Institute for Research (ZEPHIR) in Italy. The Institute ZEPHIR is concerned with the wide spread of the Passivhaus concept throughout Italy. Training, certification, research and consulting are the major business fields of the Institute. The Institute was recently accredited as iPHA Affiliate for Italy. Dr Nesi is also accredited as Passivhaus Certifier and Passivhaus Trainer by PHI. He lead various project in the arts and developing a low energy architecture. He has been teaching and practising architecture for over ten years and during that time the practice has won several Awards. His work and that of the practice is published in books and journals in both the Italy and Europe.
He is an architectural advisor to various institutions around the world including in China, India and Africa. Francesco has developed specific expertise in sustainable, low energy design; community architecture and the provision of arts facilities. He has won a number of national competitions in these areas and is currently engaged in several low energy design based research projects. He is responsible for the widely published Passivhaus standard in Italy and has designed and built a number of interesting low energy houses, community and arts buildings.