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Saving tomorrow today: Social landlords and climate change

  • Type HQN Event
  • Venue London
  • Start 16 Apr 2020 10:00
  • End 16 Apr 2020 16:00


Saving tomorrow today

The devastating, horrific effects of global warming are now glaringly obvious. Climate change is with us and we’re going to have to learn how to deal with the implications very, very quickly.

With over four million homes, the social housing sector’s responsibility AND opportunity to reduce emissions is enormous.

How do we build the energy efficient properties of the future and improve the millions that already exist? What about the ecology that surrounds our homes? How do we engage with residents and act to improve their health and wellbeing? How do we protect stock from wildly fluctuating weather systems?

We know you’re anxious to take action. We know that direction (and concern) from government isn’t necessarily clear or consistent. Across the board, initiative is going to be key.

Following the creation of the HQN climate change group, we can now announce our first conference focused on what has become the biggest problem of our age.

Featuring experts from a range of a fields, the event will aim to inspire and inform you on what can be done right now to reduce carbon production.

Chaired by Sheffield Hallam University’s John Grant, you’ll hear from and engage with those in the sector who are already taking huge strides to tackle their organisation’s emissions.

With global warming presenting such a huge danger, this is probably the most important and pressing event HQN has ever held – and, if you’re committed to addressing climate change in your organisation, absolutely essential to attend.

Confirmed Speakers

  • John Grant, Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Construction and Climate Change
  • Andrew Carey, Deputy Director of Assets, Tai Tarian
  • Fionn Stevenson, Professor of Sustainable Design and author
  • Craig Round, Business Analyst, The Regenda Group
  • Martin Valentine, Managing Director, Positive Homes.

Additional speakers to be announced shortly.

Subjects covered:

  • Efficiency and reducing emissions
  • Sustainable building and retrofit
  • Net-zero
  • Renewable energy
  • Government policy and the Future Homes Standard.
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Delegate fees:
Full price: £299.00 *
Members of any HQN network: £219.00 *

Early bird non members only£269.00 *

Early bird pricing ends on Friday 13 March 2020. 

*Please note that all prices are subject to standard VAT. Please call 01904 557150 for more information.

Registration will start 30 minutes before the first session and refreshments will be available.

Cancellations and substitutions:

A full refund will be given if a cancellation is made 28 calendar days or more prior to the event, and a 50% refund if a cancellation is made 15-27 calendar days prior to the event. We regret that no refund can be given if a cancellation is made 14 calendar days or less before the event.

Cancellations must be made in writing, and will be acknowledged by HQN Limited. There is no refund for non-attendance, but delegates may be substituted at any time.



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