Energy seminars take centre stage at Ecobuild

Ecobuild 2016 is set feature an ‘energy’ learning hub, featuring a series of case study-led seminars. The CPD-accredited programme is designed to provide exhibitors and visitors with practical knowhow to perform their jobs better, and the business case to help installers make more informed decisions to address these challenges.

The programme will be hosted by leading industry figures and organisations, with a focus on ways of reducing carbon emissions in buildings and providing low or zero carbon energy power. The seminars look at everything from ‘life after the Green Deal’ to delivering efficient and reliable low carbon heat. Among those making their compelling case will be representatives from some of the most powerful and influential voices in the building, engineering and energy sectors, including CIBSE, BRE and Sweett Group.

Sessions include:

  • ‘Future energy’ – chaired by Gavin Thompson, head of Energy Consulting at BuroHappold Engineering
  • ‘Navigating the energy policy maze’ – chaired by Rob Parnell, managing director of Zero Carbon Hub
  • ‘Life after the Green Deal’ – chaired by BRE chief executive Peter Bonfield
  • ‘Improving energy performance in public sector buildings’ – chaired by Robert Spender,  RE:FIT London programme director at Greater London Authority
  • ‘Making renewables work in a subsidy free market’ – chaired by Barny Evans, Renewable Energy and Sustainability Development at WSP PB.

BEAMA will also be hosting a seminar case study titled The Connected Home Demonstrator. This will turn the spotlight on SMART metering infrastructure for an insightful view on what it might mean for energy consumption.