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RETROFIT 2050: Business frameworks… that work

This event is brought to you by The Knowledge Transfer Network – the UK’s innovation network. They bring together business, entrepreneurs, academics and funders to develop new products, processes and services.

Scope of the event:

  • Domestic buildings are responsible for approximately 23% of total UK carbon emissions. About two-thirds of existing properties will be still standing in 2050. Work must be done now to address the energy efficiency of existing property stock.
  • Deep retrofitting for 2050 targets is challenging and costly. The UK is well placed to show excellence in retrofit innovation thinking, taking out the costs through innovation.
  • UK cities can converge their needs to scale up the demand for deep retrofitting. This will produce economies of scale for finance, procurement and supply, thereby further reducing the cost.
  • There are perceived benefits and challenges, for example private finance, innovative procurement, engagement with the “Build Of Site” operators.

Who should attend:

  • Cities who are engaged or interested in deep retrofitting
  • Practitioners that are looking to accelerate the retrofit markets and build on the innovation practices in place.
  • Financiers interested in creating innovative investment schemes
  • Those seeking to have a voice in quantifying the barriers and voice options to government interventions to reduce the barrier impact
  • Those keen to learn and benchmark the UK’s Retrofit capability.

Benefits of attending:

  • Networking and sharing best practices across the cities: Finance; Procurement; Supply chain; technologies
  • Scaling up demand
  • Understanding strengths and challenges, improving solutions.

To read the agenda and register for this event please click here.

Kinga Kapias

Featured author: Kinga Kapias

Marketing Executive

Studying Japanese, fluent in Polish and Spanish, Kinga works with local academics and senior business people to help attract professional association conferences and events to Nottingham. She recently completed her Masters Degree in Applied Linguistics. Kinga enjoys travel, music and everything new media related.

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