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BSRIA Conference 2021: Practical Pathways to Net Zero Buildings (On Demand)

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Join BSRIA and top built environment experts at the inaugural BSRIA Conference, where speakers discussed how smart technologies can be a powerful tool to deliver the Net Zero target in buildings, and how buildings of the future need to be healthy and safe as well as “green”. Register now and we will send a link to view the sessions.

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      • Available up until the 28th October.

The inaugural BSRIA Conference: Practical Pathways to Net Zero Buildings was held on 30th September 2021 in a state-of-the-art virtual event format.

Focusing on a practical approach to meeting the Net Zero target in buildings, top built environment industry experts delivered a series of presentations on 3 key topics: 

  • Connectivity and Smart: How can it help and where will it take us?
  • The power of data for efficient building operation.
  • A holistic approach to achieve the desired outcome.


09:00      Welcome – Julia Evans, BSRIA CEO

               Keynote speaker – Clara Bagenal George, Elementa Consulting, LETI.

09:15      Session 1: Connectivity and smart – how does it help and where can it take us?

               Graeme Rees / Kasim Mohammed, Schneider Electric. Buildings of the Future.
               Prash Kidiyoor, Equans UK. Driving net Zero from the boardroom.
               Dr Richard Carmichael, Imperial College London. Supporting informed adoption of sustainable heating technologies: the potential of ex-                    ante and ex-post assessments

               Panel discussion. 

10:00      Coffee and networking break.

10.15      Session 2: Delivering Green, Healthy and Safe buildings 

               Dr Michelle Aga Hossein, BSRIA. A structured approach to deliver Net Zero Buildings.
               Ian Ellis, Siemens. Using your BMS to create wellbeing - Going beyond energy efficiency.
               Andrew Harrop, Armstrong Fluid Technology. Filed device technology and its place in Net Zero.

               Panel discussion. 

11:00      Coffee and networking break.

11.15      Session 3: The power of data for efficient building operation

               John Nuttall, Hoare Lea: Using data to drive performance-based outcomes.
               Robert Cohen, Verco. The digital twin approach to market leading building energy performance.
               Daniel Davies, CCLUK. Power of data to achieve efficient building monitoring – A commissioning perspective.

               Panel discussion. 

12:00      Lunch break. Networking, visit sponsors' virtual stands. 

13:00      Session 4: Holistic approach helps deliver Net Zero buildings 

               Marylis Ramos, PRP Architects. Title TBC.
               Simon Wyatt, Cundall. Net Zero Carbon buildings: Challenges and Opportunities.
               Christian Dimbleby, Architype. Achieving zero carbon buildings: the 5 essentials

               Panel discussion

13:50      Closing speech.

14:00      Conference closing. 

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