Heated clay wall system workshop



The Hungarian Strawbuilders Association and the Környezettudatos Építők Szövetsége are organizing Heated clay wall system workshop (design, mounting, plastering and puting into operation).

Place: Gödöllő

Date: 10-14.10. 2019

Shedule of the workshop:

   FIRST DAY, 10.10.2019.

 8:30 -10:30 Theory: introduction of natural building materials I., Lecturer: Árpád Bíró 

- natural building materilas, use of lightclay 

- Theory, planning and operation of clay wall heating and cooling 

10:30 -10:45 Coffee break

10:45 - 12.00 Theory: principle, mounting and accessories of heating pipe

12:00 - 13:00 Lunchtime

13:00 - 18:00 Practical work:

- Installation of the humidity controller layer

- Inside insulation

- Fixing the plaster carrier layer,

- Installation of the heating pipes


   SECOND DAY, 11.10.2019.

8:30 -10:30 Theory: introduction of natural building materials I., Lecturer: Árpád Bíró

-calculated heat loss

-Clay and othe natural building materials as moisture capillar walls, rule of eventual remaining shuttering, when, where and how does it function 

-Pipe connections, fasteners

-Ceiling, flooring and foot heating, theory, advantages, disadvantages of convectional heating  

10:30 -10:45 Coffee break

10:45 - 12:00 Practical work: fixing the of surface heating pipe on the wall, kind of basecoats

12:00 -13:00 Lunchtime

13:00 -18:00 Practical work:

- fixing the of surface heating pipe on the wall, rules, wooden framework, construction

- Skirting

- What is pipebandage, how to make it?


   HARMADIK NAP, 2019.10.12.

8: 30 -10:30. Theory: Lecturer: Árpád Bíró

- Responsiblity of builders, using natural materials, importance of appropriate nature of material from the perspective of durability and building phisics 

- Clearify the concept of beathing, breathable, and capillar quality

- Responsibility and quality assurrance of the heating system

10:30 -10:45 Coffee break

10:45 -12:00 Theory: Building with straw. Lecturer: Gabriella Révész

-straw and other materials in the wall, what are the roles of the layers

- additional insulation of slab constuctions (external and internal)

- plasters on strawbales, basecoat, second coat, finish plaster

12:00 -13:00 Lunchtime

13:00 -17:30 Practical work:

-Variety of pipes, advantages and disadvantages, fixing the pipes on the surface,bending of pipes, splicing, reparing  


   NEGYEDIK NAP, 2019.10.13.

8:30 -10:30 Theory: surface heating as a healthy radiant heating system,

Lecturer: Árpád Bíró

- Modular heating systems, drywall wall heatings

- A kalkulált feleősség, cost-cutting possibilities and examples

- Electric boiler and solar panels 

- Pipe-laying possibilities

10:30 -10:45 Coffee break

10:45- 12:00 Practical work

- layers of plasters, clay and lime as basecoat, second coat, finis plasters, reinforce of placters

- Reinforce mesh and other accessories, hempstrip, sealing.  

  Lecturer: Péter Bíró

12:00 -13:00 Lunchtime

13:00 -17:30 Practical work: preparation for plastering, basecoats plastering with machine, advantages and disadvantages,

 Lecturer: Árpád Biro, Péter Biró


   ÖTÖDIK NAP, 2018.12.14.

  8:30 -12:00 Plastering. Lecturer: Árpád Biro

12:00 -13:00 Lunchtime

13:00 -16:00 Applying clay plaster on the pipe system

16:00 -17:00 Cleaning of work tools

17:00 -17:30 Exam

17:30 -18:30 Evaluation, Certification 

18:30 - 20:00 Informal conversation


Price of the course:

5 days: 75.000 Ft / pers. ( 15.000 Ft/ day) Early bird ticket : till 1.10.2019.  -10% 

 Certification for participants about 50 hours of course


Price of short course:

A) 1x3 days Thursday, Saturday, Monday,  Price: 45.000 Ft

B) 1x3 days Thursday, Friday, Monday,  Price: 45.000 Ft

C) 1x3 days Thursday, Sunday, Monday,  Price: 45.000 Ft

Early bird ticket : till 1.10.2019.  -10%: - 5%

Certification for participants about 50 hours of course!


The event will be hold in hungarian language and we ll provide english and german translation.

We organise the event as much zero waste as possible, please help us, bring your flask and avoid  from plastic.


Meal: if needed menu in a local restaurant (self-financing)

Accomodation: if needed in local apartments (self-financing)

More information and application: Révész Gabriella, Ez az e-mail-cím a szpemrobotok elleni védelem alatt áll. Megtekintéséhez engedélyeznie kell a JavaScript használatát.Ez az e-mail-cím a szpemrobotok elleni védelem alatt áll. Megtekintéséhez engedélyeznie kell a JavaScript használatát.,">, +36309866727

More information about the professional part: Bíró Árpád, lehmbiro@gmail.comEz az e-mail-cím a szpemrobotok elleni védelem alatt áll. Megtekintéséhez engedélyeznie kell a JavaScript használatát.,">, +36704531154

Please send us the folloving details: name, e-mail address, phone number and which days are you planning to participate (full program other A,B,C) and the diary needs! (gluteen free, vegetarian, vegan...)! 

Please send us your invoice details!

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