THE SOUTH WEST Low Carbon Homes event will open its doors on the 11 March 2019 providing an opportunity for housing professionals to listen, learn and question all-things-retrofit.
Taking place in Wimborne, Dorset, the event tackles the challenges of ageing housing stock in the South West and provides best-practice solutions from the UK’s leading experts.
Presentations will be given by:
Toby Cambray– Building physics expert and co-founder of the Greengauge consultancy will address the issues of thermal bridging, accurate modelling and moisture risk assessment using WUFI simulation.
Lucy Pedler– Architect and founder of the Green Register will tackle the challenges of the Fabric First approach when applied to retrofit, in her 50 minute workshop session.
Neil Turner– Technical Manager at Ecological Building Systems will host a workshop on natural fibre insulation, exploring and explaining the benefits of specifying natural materials beyond their insulation capabilities.
Mark Howard– Business Support Manager at ZEBC will cover procurement, supply chains, community engagement and the broader benefit of retrofit.
Nathan Gambling– Engineer and Lecturer, will be joined by joined by Spirotech and IMI Hydronic to host a 50 minute workshop on how heating system optimisation is often a cheaper and more efficient option than installing a new boiler.
Bean Beanland will highlight the opportunities and challenges in the electrification of heat.
The Low Carbon Homes events are free-to-attend for delegates and places are available to book now.