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Dan Jestico to address Australia’s National Building Envelopes & Facades Summit

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[13/10/2011] Dan Jestico, Hilson Moran’s head of R&D and principal sustainability consultant, will be addressing The National Building Envelopes & Façades Summit 2011 at the Ivy in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday 15th November. The summit involves a two-day conference and three days of workshops, running between 14th and 16th November. Taking a new approach, the event will focus on façade engineering, and meeting and overcoming common challenges, as well as the management of the entire project lifecycle. Dan’s presentation, Minimising Energy Use & Carbon Emissions through Double Skin Façades and Mixed Mode Ventilation, will cover façade performance simulation using Computational Fluid Dynamics, thermal regulation of internal space and unwanted thermal extraction, airflow into office space, efficiency, and the balance between design and engineering. Other speakers at the event include Dylan Brady and Dirk Zimmermann, directors at Studio 505, Mark Roehrs, principal at international design practice Hassell, and Mikkel Kragh, associate at Arup & chairman of the Society of Façade Engineering. For further information visit or get in touch with Dan directly at

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