07 - 09 March 2023 | ExCeL, London

07 - 09 March 2023
ExCeL, London

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KEY THEME: Domestic Retrofit Delivered: High Quality, Large Scale

The WHRZ Seminars will provide practical guidance for those about to take the next steps on their retrofit journeys. The programme is packed with case studies and how to guides, so that social landlords, local authorities, and the supply chain may see and learn what to do next.



10:30 - 11.25

BEIS capital support programme for Heat Networks – driving transformational change and the decarbonisation of heat

The Green Heat Network Fund (GHNF) is a capital grant fund open to the public and private sector which capitalises on the progress and development of the Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) to support the development of low and zero carbon (LZC) heat networks. The GHNF will be launched by BEIS in Spring 2022, join this session for an early opportunity to learn more about the successes of HNIP and how you can benefit from the new GHNF..

Chair: Naira Sadimlija, Heat Networks Market Development Manager, BEIS


11:40 - 12:35

Smart Local Energy Systems

Cullinan Studio will share their experience working on Bunhill 2 Energy Centre and GreenSCIES InnovateUK funded GreenSCIES project. GreenSCIES will deliver a detailed design for a smart energy system that integrates new low carbon energy technologies across heat, power, and mobility. The GreenSCIES Partners have launched a Centre of Excellence to advise on how to replicate the SLES model.

Speaker: Carol Costello, Practice Leader, Cullinan Studio


13:00 - 13:55

Skills gap: growing the skills base in the UK

Further details and speakers to follow


14:15 - 15:10

How to make savings across your heat network: Part 1

In this session we will hear from 3 UKDEA Members who specialise in reducing cost and improving efficiency in heat networks. Whether it be the design and planning of a scheme, the transfer of heat or even the selection of the heat source itself, these Members specialise in helping you save money from design to completion.

Chair: Tom Woodward, Association Secretary, UKDEA


15:30 - 16:30

Moving towards smart local energy in Oxfordshire

This session will share the insights and learnings arising from Project LEO (Local Energy Oxfordshire) – a smart local energy demonstrator that is conducting wide-ranging and holistic smart grid trials ever conducted in the UK. Project LEO is exploring how the growth in local renewables, electric vehicles (EVs), battery storage, vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology and demand side response can be supported by a local, flexible, and responsive electricity grid to ensure value for consumers and opportunities for communities and market providers.

Chair: Melanie Bryce, Oxfordshire Programme Director, Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks


15:15 - 16.00

The need for a digital supply chain - why it all makes perfect sense

The Construction industry has the tools and processes to radically change the future of the built environment and help businesses work more efficiently, reducing both costs and carbon emissions.

Speaker: Henry Fenby-Taylor, Head of Information Management, Centre for Digital Built Britain


16:15 - 17:00

Retrofit One Stop Shops – Making retrofit easy for householders

Many homeowners would invest in upgrading their homes, if only they knew where to start. This, in addition to knowing that they were getting a quality assured service from somebody they can trust – a one-stop-shop solution. Two initiatives are leading the way in this space – this is a chance to find out more and learn from their experiences.

Chair: Rick Hartwig, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)


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