Morning, Thursday, 23rd April 2020
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
This conference will discuss the next steps for improving domestic energy efficiency in England.
We expect discussion on:
- Steps required to meet government targets for upgrading homes by 2035, and all fuel-poor homes by 2030;
- Innovative models such as green mortgages for financial support to help increase energy efficiency, drawing on measures in the Green Finance Strategy; and
- The future of policy for encouraging increased energy efficiency in homes, following the government response to the call for evidence on building a market for energy efficiency.
There will be keynote addresses from: Sam Balch, Deputy Director, Home Retrofit, Energy Using Products, BEIS and Chris Stark, Chief Executive, Committee on Climate Change.
Further confirmed speakers include: Sophie Adams, Product Owner, Data Services, Ofgem; Michael Barlow, Head, Energy, Power and Utilities Sector Group, Burges Salmon; Peter Broad, Senior Policy Researcher, Energy policy research team, Citizens Advice; Steve Cox, Engineering and Technical Director, Electricity North West; Alasdair Donn, Head of Building Performance, Group Sustainability, Wilmott Dixon & Non-Executive Director, BSRIA; Paul Ellis, Chief Executive, Ecology Building Society; Richard Long, Business Development Director, Engie and a senior speaker confirmed from E.ON and Nottingham City Homes and the Energy Saving Trust.
- Assessing current standards and progression towards sustainable homes;
- Government priorities for achieving domestic energy efficiency targets by 2035;
- Tackling barriers for energy efficient new homes and retrofitting - costs, funding and communication benefits;
- Innovative approaches to delivering savings - new technologies, alternative energy sources and future energy industry obligations;
- Next steps for industry implementation to develop domestic energy efficiency; and
- Case study: lessons learned from devolved initiatives.