Thursday 25th November 2021
Energy Management often emphasises the influence of occupant presence and actions on energy use in buildings. But what happen when these buildings are left vacant over a long period of time? You’d expect a significant reduction in energy use, right? In reality, many reports have highlighted a marginal drop in energy use . So why empty Buildings still consumed lots of […]
The food and drink industry is the UK’s largest manufacturing sector, and in 2019 was responsible for 165 million tonnes of carbon emissions covering all food and drink consumed or produced in the UK. This equates to about 17% of the UK’s carbon footprint. This places a unique responsibility upon us all across the farm to fork supply chain to […]
District Heating Networks and Decarbonisation: Lessons learn from Islington’s Bunhill 2 and GreenSCIES
Islington Council’s Bunhill Heat and Power Network (BHPN) is the first scheme in the world to take low-grade heat from the waste heat generated in the Underground and upgrade it to the high temperatures needed to provide heating and hot water to more than 1,350 homes, a school and two leisure centres. Building on Bunhill 2, Green Smart Community Integrated […]
4 solution providers showcasing a broad range of low carbon and energy efficient solutions and services. A unique opportunity to fast explore new technology, systems and services available right now. 10:10 – 10:20 Hark – Sainsbury’s Case Study. Revolutionising Retail – The power of real-time energy visibility for large estates – 24,000 assets, 600+ sites, 100,000 sensors. 10:20 – 10:30 ZTP – An […]
For food and drink manufacturers, emissions from manufacturing are the main source of scope 1 and 2 emissions, and are the only ones under their direct control. Decarbonising manufacturing requires actions across operations, including new heating technologies and improvements to processes and efficiency. This panel will discuss the potential, the options and challenges to reducing onsite emissions, where improving energy […]
Sainsbury’s Case Study. Revolutionising retail – The power of real-time energy visibility for large estates – 24,000 assets, 600+ sites, 100,000 sensors.
Since 2018 we’ve been building a relationship with Sainsbury’s, a major UK retailer who have over 1,400 locations across the country and over 20 million customer transactions per week. Sainsbury’s contacted our team with a specific goal in mind: to gain and increase visibility and control of assets within their estate with regards to their energy usage.
The University of Birmingham, in partnership with Siemens, is combining digital sensor and analytics technologies, artificial intelligence, decentralised energy generation and storage, renewable energy and concepts that help change users’ behaviour to transform the University’s Edgbaston and Dubai campuses into the world’s smartest global campus, creating a ‘Living Lab’ where research, teaching and learning all benefit from access to new […]
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has set out a bold ambition for Greater Manchester (GM) to become net zero carbon by 2038, aligning it with the objectives of the Paris Agreement. This target places GM on an accelerated trajectory compared to the rest of the United Kingdom, which is set to reach carbon neutrality in 2050, 12 years later. […]
The public estate consists of over 300,000 properties and is valued at over £500bn. It offers an essential platform for the delivery of public services and can play a significant role in reaching Net Zero emissions by 2050. The session will show how the Government Property Function is developing strategies, guidance and delivery arrangements to drive forward the decarbonisation of […]
Over the past few years, companies have incorporated systems for reducing Scope 1 & 2 emissions into their own business operations, but in the Food and Drink manufacturing Sector, over 90% of companies’ carbon emissions come from the supply chains. It is essential therefore that in reducing the carbon footprints of products, engaging with suppliers at each stage of the […]
Whilst the role of water efficiency in helping us adapt to climate change and changes in future water availability is relatively well understood, the contribution that reducing water consumption can make to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, mitigating further climate change and reaching Net Zero is often overlooked. Do you know how much carbon emissions are associated with your water consumption? […]
The Government has now clearly moved to nationalising the energy retail sector, through managing Bulb, via OFGEM special measures. Bulb was an excellent, well run company that was destroyed by the ill thought out price cap, imposed by OFGEM, to meet the Government’s political objectives of cheap energy, regardless of underlying costs. The failure to find another retailer to take […]
The corrugated packaging giant has targeted “at least net zero” emissions by 2050, and increased their 2030 target to a 55% intensity reduction in CO2 emissions. Smurfit Kappa increased intermediate 2030 CO2 reduction target by 15% points to reach 55%, in comparison to the 2005 baseline, having already reduced its relative CO2 emissions by almost a third between 2005 and […]
ClearVUE’s advanced energy monitoring solution helps businesses cut out energy waste and optimise their energy consumption, leading to improved green credentials, improved customer engagement and improved operational efficiencies.
Using case studies, Tony Lawson and Tristan Oliver will discuss performance improvements that are being delivered to public estates across the country. Tony and Tristan will also discuss the support available to public sector organisations to develop net zero pathways, deliver asset performance improvements and renewable energy generation infrastructure. They will also highlight the support Local Partnerships provides to the […]
Climate will increasingly be a strategic factor in business decision-making processes based on risk and opportunity analysis. Corporate disclosure of climate-related risks is gaining momentum and importance in corporate financial, CSR and other reporting and disclosure obligations. This session will give you practical guidance and key recommendations on how to: Chart Transitional Risks for business. Use TCFD reporting to raise […]
GREATER Manchester has begun work on ambitious plans to revolutionise energy networks across the city-region, supporting a lower carbon future and our goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2038. The proposals for a local energy market (LEM) would see Greater Manchester’s 10 boroughs draw up plans to increase energy efficiency and pave the way for new technologies and low-carbon infrastructure […]
The Army’s 1 UK Division, headquartered at Imphal Barracks in York recently launched ‘Project Green Rhino’, it’s a portfolio of sustainability initiatives that challenges commanding officers and their military and civilian staff to work together and put environmental sustainability at the heart of unit business. With over 32,000 personnel, 9 brigades and 89 separate establishments, Green Rhino will be the […]
COVID-19 has brought health and indoor air quality back into focus for Building and Facilities Managers. Many building owners are rushing to get the job done as people are getting back to work, but sadly, a huge opportunity is often missed when the focus is either on air quality or energy efficiency. This panel provide key considerations and the practical steps […]
The health and care system in England are responsible for an estimated 4-5% of the country’s carbon footprint so has a major role to play in supporting this. Becoming the world’s first carbon net zero national health system by 2040 will require big changes for the NHS and for NHS Supply Chain. The NHS Carbon Footprint Plus considers an expanded scope […]
With COP26 taking place and a constant stream of net zero pledges, the role of the FM sector to help support and achieve these changes across the built environment has never been better. However, the lack of transparency with these commitments, particularly on the indirect carbon emissions for organisations has led to claims of greenwashing. The SFMI and BAM FM […]
How will sustainability impact the value of assets? To achieve Net Zero by 2050, investors and occupiers need to understand how ESG will impact their assets.
Is climate change an important issue for consumers and business leaders? Reaching net zero – awareness, attitudes and tensions? How can professionals activate behaviour change within but also outside their organisation? Jim Needell to discuss attitudes, trends and tensions – views from the public and business leaders on sustainability and the gap between what people say and what they do, including […]
One of the most visible consequences of a warming world is an increase in the intensity and frequency of extreme weather events – hurricanes, droughts and wildfires, flooding and high winds. Emergency Services are under an enormous pressure to build greater resilience in their organisation to respond to these more frequent and more unpredictable events while mitigating the impact of […]