Mini-overview of Low Carbon Homes East 2019, Ipswich
supported by Suffolk – Creating the Greenest County (Suffolk Climate Change Partnership)
With the recent rises in energy costs, climate emergency declarations and growing consumer awareness of the carbon impact of heating, now is the ideal time to discover proven methodologies and best-practice application of technology to improve domestic property energy efficiency, enhance the comfort and well-being of occupants, whilst helping the UK to meet our climate change ambitions.
Low Carbon Homes is a series of events, focused on retrofit, which in 2019 will be hosted in Dorset, Sussex, Suffolk and Manchester. Each event follows a similar collaborative model, encouraging and facilitating dialogue between our architect, engineer, landlord, surveyor, consultant, contractor and local authority attendees.
The free-to-attend programme covers the whole-house approach to retro-fitting aging housing stock – heat-loss, air-tightness, insulation, renewables, and system optimisation – equipping delegates with valuable insight to help dispel myths, and encourage take-up of low carbon solutions. Our host partners bring local context to the programme, making take-away actions highly topical, relevant and do-able.
As a delegate you’ll meet some interesting new contacts, hear a broad range of perspectives from complementary professions and you’ll leave the event better equipped to meet customer, climate change and fuel poverty challenges.
*FREE TO ATTEND for invited professionals
Low Carbon Homes brings global domestic energy efficiency innovation to the UK’s regions via a nationwide event series – the Low Carbon Homes Forum.
Low Carbon Homes wants to drive the adoption of new energy saving standards by providing a unique platform. Here, professionals can share best practice and discover pioneering methodologies and products to help transform home efficiency, reduce fuel poverty and lower carbon emissions.
Low Carbon Homes seeks to address 5 key challenges:
We’ll provide success stories and case-studies in a forum-style community. Our events will be tailored to address regional issues and deliver solutions that are right for your area.
By facilitating knowledge exchange, peer-to-peer learning and debunking myths, we will reduce barriers and accelerate the take-up of energy efficiency best practice in your region.
“Low Carbon Homes is an important initiative which we’re delighted to be part of as a collaborative approach is vital to drive towards low carbon living. The unique platform provided by Low Carbon Homes can facilitate meaningful and practical understanding between those directly involved in many areas of the housing sector. The 2019 programme’s alignment with our own “Fabric First” approach is a particularly welcome development which we look forward to bringing to many more people and areas of the country in the coming year”.
Lucy Pedler, founder, architect, trainer, director
“Low Carbon Homes Forum South West was a great way to promote the Low Carbon Dorset programme to housing professionals in the region. The speakers at the event all brought their own expertise to the topic, all putting forward practical solutions to enable us to move towards a low carbon future. Cogent Events did an excellent job of organising the whole day, and through their series of events are actively engaging with local authorities and the housing sector all across the country.”
Antony Littlechild, Programme Manager, Low Carbon Dorset
“Hosting Low Carbon Homes at the University of Brighton was important to us locally, and nationally, and helped to amplify the launch of our national business-innovation network, Clean Growth UK. The Low Carbon Homes programme was highly relevant and well thought-out, and we were able to make many new contacts, engage with our region's low carbon organisations and raise the profile of Clean Growth UK and our regional hub the Green Growth Platform"
Zoë Osmond, Director, Green Growth Platform, Clean Growth UK - University of Brighton
"The recent Low Carbon Homes event in Suffolk was a tremendous success in engaging delegates, which included those involved in the delivery of Low-Carbon solutions within housing from both the private sector and Local Authorities, on the topic of housing's impact on the climate and fuel poverty and in providing practical solutions that many seemed keen to implement. I'd wholeheartedly recommend that other regions and local authority areas work with Cogent Events to host a similar event for the benefit of their communities."
David Walton, Programme Manager, Suffolk Climate Change Partnership
"We're delighted to be able to host Low Carbon Homes in Manchester as we recognise the challenge of updating our existing housing stock to meet our Low Carbon targets and reduce fuel poverty. It's an important initiative which we are proud to support."
Cllr. Suzanne Richards, Executive Member for Housing and Regeneration, Manchester City Council