Key Points
  • You will hear from Lord Callanan, Minister for Climate Change and Corporate Responsibility on the approach the government is taking to reduce household emissions
  • Discover the latest developments in heat pumps, hydrogen boilers and hybrid systems, and how to encourage their adoption across the country
  • Learn from award winning international best practice, on ways to optimise retrofit efficiency
  • You will gain insight into the drivers of consumer change around heat decarbonisation and how to improve consumer engagement
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Overview
Expert Speakers:

  • Lord Callanan, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Climate Change and Corporate Responsibility
  • Philip New, CEO, Energy Systems Catapult
  • Daniel Newport, Deputy Director, Head of Heat and Buildings Strategy, BEIS
  • Catrin Maby OBE, Member, Welsh Government Decarbonisation of Existing Homes Advisory Group
  • Bean Beanland, Director for Growth and External Affairs, Heat Pump Federation
  • Emma Harvey, Director, Green Finance Institute
  • Matt Hindle, Head of Gas, Energy Networks Association
  • Representative, Energiesprong
  • Matt Harrison, Programme Director, Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund

    With households responsible for 40% of UK emissions, the decarbonisation of homes requires urgent attention if the UK to meet its net-zero emissions target by 2050.*

    Join us at Westminster Insight’s Decarbonising Homes conference, where you will explore how to decarbonise the UK’s existing housing stock, and future proof new builds. You will hear from government, energy companies, housing associations and experts on the next steps the industry needs to take to drive progress and achieve its goals.

    You will hear from Lord Callanan, Minister for Climate Change and Corporate Responsibility, and Daniel Newport, Head of the Heat and Buildings Strategy, on how government can ensure all homes are built or retrofitted to the highest possible environmental standards.

    You will learn from local authorities, energy companies, and international best practice case studies, on solutions to improve household efficiency, bring down the cost of retrofits, and improve consumer engagement in a way that is fair for everyone.

    *Committee on Climate Change, The Fifth Carbon Budget: How every household can help reduce the UK’s carbon footprint , 2016

Agenda
Start

08:50 - 09:00
Chair's Opening Remarks

 

09:00 - 09:15
Ministerial Welcome Address

 

Speakers

The Rt. Hon Lord Callanan Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Climate Change and Corporate Responsibility

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09:15 - 10:00
Keynote Presentation: National and Local Strategies to Decarbonising Homes Across the Country

 
  • An update on the government’s ‘Heat and Buildings Strategy’ 
  • Understanding the funding solutions available for decarbonising existing homes and how they are changing
  • Future proofing green homes: discussing the sustainability requirements of private and social new builds 
9:50 - 10:00 Questions and Discussion

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Philip New CEO, Energy Systems Catapult

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Daniel Newport Deputy Director, Head of Heat and Buildings Strategy, BEIS

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10:00 - 10:50
Decarbonising Heat in the Home: Tailoring Energy Solutions to Customers’ Individual Needs

 
  • Scaling up the UK’s heat pump industry and addressing the challenge of high capital costs
  • Considering the value proposition of hydrogen in heating homes with minimal disruption to customers
  • Understanding the gas and electricity network requirements for the move towards multiple low carbon heating solutions
  • Discussing ways to integrate existing energy solutions and maximum value and choice for the customer

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Matt Hindle Head of Gas, Energy Networks Association

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Bean Beanland Chair, Ground Source Heat Pump Association

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10:50 - 11:10
Break

 

11:10 - 12:00
Optimising Retrofit Solutions for the UK’s Housing Stock

 
  • Integrating energy retrofit into home repair
  • Encouraging partnerships between private households, housing associations, local authorities, and utility companies to maximise the efficiency of retrofit projects
  • Accessing new revenue streams: what financial support is already available, and how can landlords tap into new revenue streams
11:50 - 12:00 Questions and Discussion

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Catrin Maby OBE Member, Welsh Government Decarbonising of Existing Homes Advisory group

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Emma Harvey Director, Green Finance Institute

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12:00 - 12:20
International Case Study: Using Modern Construction Methods to Retrofit Existing Homes

 
  • An overview of Energiesprong’s house re-insulation programme and its deployment in the UK and abroad
12:10 - 12:20 Questions and Discussion

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Representative, Energiesprong

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12:20 - 12:50
Developing a Fair and Sustainable Roadmap to Decarbonise Social Housing

 
  • Maximising access to retrofit grants for low-income households and non-profit landlords
  • Ensuring homes already suffering from fuel poverty are not adversely impacted by the transition towards lower carbon – more expensive – heating systems
12:40 - 12:50 Questions and Discussion

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Matt Harrison Programme Director, Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund

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12:50 - 13:00
Chair's Closing Remarks

 

End

Speakers

Bean Beanland Chair, Ground Source Heat Pump Association

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The Rt. Hon Lord Callanan Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Climate Change and Corporate Responsibility

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Matt Harrison Programme Director, Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund

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Emma Harvey Director, Green Finance Institute

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Matt Hindle Head of Gas, Energy Networks Association

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Catrin Maby OBE Member, Welsh Government Decarbonising of Existing Homes Advisory group

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Philip New CEO, Energy Systems Catapult

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Daniel Newport Deputy Director, Head of Heat and Buildings Strategy, BEIS

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Representative, Energiesprong

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Ron Van Erck Head of International Market Development, Energiesprong

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