As a sector, we focus on decarbonising our buildings – but what role do our natural defences in the form of ecology play in all of this? Similarly, are there other ways of helping to reduce carbon strategically in the design of buildings, and how can we ensure offsetting via planned means?

As always, the session will be facilitated by Jon Daley, and take place via zoom.

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    What will be covered:

    Understanding the context – what areas do we need to look at? What options are there inclusive of natural methods?

    How do we measure our impact? – map layering, tree surveys, target setting, science-based targets

    Natural challenges and solutions – need for trees, maintenance and associated issues

    Strategic challenges and solutions – new development offsetting, tree planting and maintenance, resident engagement and challenges

    Why come to the best practice group?

    This is your chance to find out more about what’s going on in the world of new development. The event will be chaired by Jon Daley, Asset Sustainability Manager at Wirral-based, 13,000-home HA Magenta Living.

    Magenta Living are currently taking active steps to offset their stock inclusive of a partnership with the local authority on tree stock increase and a planned tree maintenance programme (inclusive of replacement/reparation of trees), as well as having a very active environmental department as recognised by national environmental award, SHIFT.

    On top of this you’ll be joined by peers to find out what others are doing; given the chance to have honest and open discussions about the world of carbon offsetting; as well as given the opportunity to share best practice and ideas with a group of likeminded professionals.

  • Our facilitator

    Jon Daley is an Asset Sustainability and Data Manager for Magenta Living; a Housing Association with 13,000 homes across Wirral. A self-confessed “nerd of all things green”, Jon is interested in decarbonization as a culture, retrofit strategy, the home of 2050, office decarbonization and ecology. Jon has been seminal in delivering on Magenta’s decarbonization strategy inclusive of all of the above. Along the way he has helped the organization achieve Top 20 UK Sustainable Housing Provider Status, being only 1 of 7 national associations to achieve the illustrious SHIFT Gold award for sustainability actions and led on Magenta’s element of the Liverpool City Region’s Social Housing Decarbonization Fund (£11.1million) to retrofit 1,250 homes region wide amongst other things.

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    FREE to members of the Housing Quality Network and the Asset Management Network £0.00
    Non-members £60.00

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    Cancellations must be made in writing, and will be acknowledged by HQN Limited. Delegates may be substituted at any time.

Dates and prices

06 December 2022
10:00am - 12:00pm
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