Mini-review of Forum South West 2019

Talks & Delegate List

Regional Host Partner

Low Carbon Dorset looks forward to hosting Low Carbon Homes South West Forum in March. As part of the programme’s drive to reduce carbon emissions in Dorset, this event will help to showcase innovative local projects, and highlight the support available to get low carbon technologies on the ground.”

Antony Littlechild, Programme Manager, Low Carbon Dorset

Our Knowledge Partners

Local Supply Chain Expo

We look forward to welcoming a range of organisations at the Low Carbon Homes Local Supply Chain Expo who are working in this region’s energy efficiency sector, including:

Wessex ECOenergyGR Edwardes LtdH2eco LtdHealthy Homes Dorset

Daylight Energy Ltd – Yandiya Technologies – Low Carbon Dorset (host partner)

Expo space costs and details HERE.


(Timings subject to adjustment) CPD points: please select 'Proof of Attendance' option when registering.

South West


Registration (09:30 - 10:15)

Registration, Coffee & Networking


Foyer, Queen Elizabeth School


Morning Sessions (10:15 - 12:30)

Welcome from Low Carbon Homes and Low Carbon Dorset
The UK's Challenges and Opportunities, with Lucy Pedler, The Green Register
Regional Challenges and Opportunities, with Tim Crabtree, Wessex Community Assets
Measure to Manage, with Nathan Gambling, NJV Ltd and Betateach Assessor/Lecturer
Reducing Demand: adopting Fabric First and Q&A, with Toby Cambray, Greengauge Building Energy Consultants
- Audience Q&A and discussion -
Fossil Fuel Transitioning, with Malcolm Farrow, OFTEC
Renewables & Retrofit of homes in Dorset, with Dr Derek Moss, Low Carbon Dorset
- Speaker panel interviews, audience Q&A and discussion -
Low Carbon Dorset, and the Local Supply Chain Expo, with Antony Littlechild, Low Carbon Dorset


Main Hall, Queen Elizabeth School


Lunch and networking with Local Supply Chain Expo (12:30 - 13:20)

Working sandwich lunch and networking with Low Carbon Expo exhibitors


Foyer, Queen Elizabeth School


Workshops & Afternoon Sessions (13:20 - 15:30)

'Getting renewables ready – a systemised approach'
Workshops: 4x workshops; each runs twice; delegates can attend 2.

Fabric First – getting the basics right: a practical approach to detailing, with Lucy Pedler, The Green Register

Insulation – healthy, warm homes: reducing heat demand - a whole house approach to insulation, benefits beyond heat-loss, with Neil Turner, Ecological Building Systems

Heat pumps – options, realities: reducing energy demand - the realities and opportunities for electrification of heat, with Bean Beanland, Ground Source Heat Pump Assoc. & Heat Pump Assoc.

Heat system optimisation - current and incremental improvement: future-proofing systems; applying engineering best-practice to optimise existing and progressive heating systems, with Nathan Gambling, NJV Ltd and Betateach lecturer/assessor.


Classrooms, Queen Elizabeth School


Workshops repeat (14:30 - 15:20)


Classrooms, Queen Elizabeth School


'Making it happen: benefits beyond efficiency' (15:30 - 16:20)

Energiesprong - lessons in community engagement, with Mark Howard, RegenSW
Q&A, conclusions and wrap-up


Main Hall, Queen Elizabeth School


Local Supply Chain Expo & Networking (16:20 - 17:00)

Local Supply Chain Expo - further networking and refreshments.


Foyer, Queen Elizabeth School
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Our Speakers

Lucy Pedler

The Green Register

Lucy Pedler, BA Arch, Dip. Arch, ARB, RIBA Lucy is an architect wit...

About Lucy

Bean Beanland

Ground-Source Heat Pump Association & Heat Pump Association

A Physics graduate from Imperial College, Bean is the Chairman of the ...

About Bean

Nathan Gambling


Nathan is a leading lecturer and assessor in the heating and plumbing ...

About Nathan

Tim Crabtree

Wessex Community Assets

Tim chairs Dorset Community Energy, a community renewables enterprise,...

About Tim

Toby Cambray

Greengauge Building Energy Consultants

Toby is a Director of Greengauge, a building and engineering consultan...

About Toby

Malcolm Farrow


Part of OFTEC’s strategic management team, Malcolm leads on communic...

About Malcolm

Neil Turner

Ecological Building Systems

Technical Sales Manager at Ecological Building Systems, Neil is a BBA-...

About Neil

Mark Howard


Mark is an engineer with over a decade of experience in ...

About Mark

Derek Moss

Low Carbon Dorset

Dr Derek Moss's background includes astrophysicist, renewable energy c...

About Derek

Antony Littlechild

Low Carbon Dorset

Antony started his working life as an engineering apprentice with the ...

About Antony

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