Past Events

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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Forest Value Webinar

Forest Value Webinar

March 2, 2021
Organised by the Institute of Chartered Foresters in partnership with Focus on Forestry First and Confor, this webinar will focus on the following areas. Insight into growth areas and demands from UK harvesting and investment sectors Adaptation required within forestry supply chain to adapt to the changing needs of government/housing
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New Embodied Carbon Guidance - Launch event

New Embodied Carbon Guidance – Launch event

March 2, 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. Woodknowledge Wales and ASBP are inviting you to the
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Healthy Buildings Conference 2021

Healthy Buildings Conference 2021

February 24, 2021
We need a paradigm shift in how we characterise a good performing building, focusing on the need to put human health at the heart of metrics rather than as an after-thought. Measure people, not just the building! The ASBP Healthy Buildings Conference returns for a 5th year, taking place online on 24th February (10:00-12:45) with a number of inspirational speakers and technical sessions.
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