Past Events

WoodBUILD 2021 Launch (Webinar): Wood & the new Welsh Development Quality Requirements: Rising to the challenge

WoodBUILD 2021 Launch (Webinar): Wood & the new Welsh Development Quality Requirements: Rising to the challenge

October 21, 2021
WoodBUILD 2021 is an event series created to help social housing providers their consultants and supply chains meet the new Welsh Government quality standards. There is a particular focus on how to achieve high-performance, net zero whole life carbon homes from the Welsh timber supply chain. Join Woodknowledge Wales and partners for this lunchtime launch event. Date: 21st October 2021 Time: 12.00 - 13.00
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Partner Event: Good Homes 2021: Build Net Zero NOW Conference Series

Partner Event: Good Homes 2021: Build Net Zero NOW Conference Series

October 5, 2021
Following a sold-out Net Zero and Future Homes Conference in London in November 2019 and the Good Homes 2020 Online Conference Series: A Net Zero Recovery last year, the GHA Conference returns with sessions taking place online throughout October. Discount for Woodknowledge Wales members Date: 5th & 19th October 2021 Time: 13:00-15:00
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PARTNER EVENT: Lunchtime update: Timber and bio-based materials at UN Climate Change Conferences

PARTNER EVENT: Lunchtime update: Timber and bio-based materials at UN Climate Change Conferences

September 29, 2021
Join ASBP and the Timber Accelerator Hub for a lunchtime webinar on the latest research and developments for timber and bio-based materials regarding the UN Climate Change Conferences. Free to Woodknowledge Wales members Date: 29th September 2021 Time: 13:00-14:00
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Investing in Woodland Creation and Carbon Storage

Investing in Woodland Creation and Carbon Storage

April 16, 2021
Creating new woodland is one of the most cost-effective ways of reducing carbon emissions and mitigating our nation’s carbon footprint. When correctly managed, planting new woodlands also stands up as a sound financial investment. Woodlands provide multiple benefits that make a positive difference to our lives and to those of
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Innovation in Zero Carbon Design. Part 2: Designing with Low Carbon Materials

Innovation in Zero Carbon Design. Part 2: Designing with Low Carbon Materials

April 15, 2021
National and local governments are on the cusp of mandating that new-build homes must achieve zero-carbon. However, achieving true net-Zero carbon isn’t possible if we neglect to account for the footprint of the materials and processes used in constructing a home. The climate emergency means rethinking the materials we use
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Innovation in Zero Carbon Design. Part 1: Design for Low Energy

Innovation in Zero Carbon Design. Part 1: Design for Low Energy

April 8, 2021
The climate emergency means rethinking the way we design and build housing. The UK Green Building Council, RIBA, and LETI are advocating for net-zero carbon homes with targets established for 2025, 2030 and beyond. National and local governments across the UK are beginning to mandate that new-build homes must reach
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Minimising Embodied Carbon Course

Minimising Embodied Carbon Course

March 24, 2021
Around 50% of carbon emissions from new build housing is caused by the building materials, the build process, maintenance and end of life – known as the Embodied Carbon emissions. These carbon emissions fall largely outside the scope of current regulation. This course introduces social housing developers, their design teams,
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Building Performance Evaluation Course

Building Performance Evaluation Course

March 18, 2021
New homes often fail to meet low-energy targets, and to satisfy residents with fundamental issues such as ease of use, summer comfort and energy costs. There is little Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) happening routinely on projects to close the performance gap. A step change is needed to transition to net
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Delivering Net Zero Carbon Housing in Wales

Delivering Net Zero Carbon Housing in Wales

March 9, 2021
Learning from the Home-Grown Homes Project Join CE Wales and Woodknowledge Wales on 9th March for a webinar on policy and practice to deliver net zero carbon housing in Wales. Wales can build net zero carbon housing by following some key principles. Simon Inkson from Welsh Government will inform about
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New Building Performance Guidance - Launch event

New Building Performance Guidance – Launch event

March 4, 2021
New homes often fail to meet low-energy targets, and to satisfy residents with fundamental issues such as ease of use, summer comfort and energy costs. There is little Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) happening routinely on projects to close the performance gap. A step change is needed to transition to net
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