decarbonisation

Esther McVey confirmed as keynote speaker for elemental at InstallerSHOW

We’ve added another keynote speaker to our line-up at InstallerSHOW in June. MP and former housing minister Esther McVey will be speaking in elemental’s Housing Hub at InstallerSHOW, which runs 27th to 29th June. It is the UK’s largest event for heat, water, air and energy technology professionals. Register today for free entry here: InstallerSHOW […]

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Mitie’s decarbonisation predictions for 2023

Mitie has published Net Zero Navigator 2023, revealing its decarbonisation predictions for the year ahead. The publication predicts the following eight trends this year: Surging demand for on-site solar will create supply bottlenecks: with current volatility in the energy market, on-site solar generation is a cost-effective and future-proof solution to secure prices and supply. As […]

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Registration open and first keynote speakers confirmed for InstallerSHOW

Registration has opened for InstallerSHOW 2023, which runs from 27th to 29th June at the NEC in Birmingham. InstallerSHOW is the UK’s largest event for heat, water, air and energy technology professionals. It’s so much more than a trade show, register today for free entry here: InstallerSHOW registration. Once again elemental will be hosting several […]

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REVEALED: hosts for elemental theatres at InstallerSHOW

elemental has revealed the hosts for some of its content at InstallerSHOW this year, running from 27th to 29th June at the NEC in Birmingham. The elemental content will cover decarbonisation in the built environment, including topics such as social housing retrofit, EV charging infrastructure, designing net zero buildings and delivering low-carbon retrofit at scale. […]

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elemental reveals themes for InstallerSHOW

InstallerSHOW is back at the NEC in June this year, and elemental will be there with two theatres of content for those tasked with decarbonising buildings and ensuring we reach our net zero goals. Visitors to the event will have the choice of a packed schedule of panel discussions, seminars and Q&As on a huge […]

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Shortlist announced for Wates and InstallerSHOW contest – vote for the winner

The shortlist for the Wates Innovation Zone video competition – in association with InstallerSHOW and elemental – has been announced. Member of the Wates Innovation Network were invited to send in a video detailing the energy-saving ability of their innovative products. The finalists are Q-bot, Onyx Solar, TES, Lumi, Waterblade and Recoup. Congratulations to all! […]

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elemental reveals webinar line-up until June 2023

Following a brilliant run of webinars and digital festivals in 2022, we’ve finalised the plans for the first half of 2023’s online events – taking us all the way up to InstallerSHOW in June. We’ve already had two fabulous virtual panels on decarbonising leisure buildings, and we have two more session – one on ECO funding […]

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REA responds to Mission Zero report

The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) has welcomed the publication of Chris Skidmore MP’s review into net zero. Dr Nina Skorupska CBE FEI, Chief Executive of the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA), said: The Net Zero Review, above all else, makes it clear that the energy transition is as […]

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Future Homes Hub publishes embodied carbon report

The Future Homes Hub has released a report addressing the embodied and whole life carbon emissions in the construction and maintenance of buildings. The report outlines a plan to take industry from 2023 to 2025, when the Future Homes Standard is introduced, and will bring homebuilders, manufacturers, expert and government organisations together to: develop the tools […]

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Chris Skidmore publishes Mission Zero report

Chris Skidmore MP has published Mission Zero, his review into the government’s approach to reaching net zero by 2050. Mission Zero makes 129 recommendations covering areas including the greater role that business can be supported to play, making better use of infrastructure and delivering more energy-efficient homes. In the report, he urges ministers to grasp […]

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Latest NHBC standards focus on sustainability

The latest edition of NHBC’s Technical Standards has come into effect,  applying to every new home registered with NHBC where the foundations have been laid on or after 1st January 2023. There are significant changes and updates to several chapters, including: aligning with British Standards, including BS EN 1992, BS 8666 and BS 8102:2022 updates […]

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Analysis from UKGBC shows 3 key opportunities for decarbonisation

UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has shared a scorecard that shows the progress made by the government in decarbonising the built environment over the past year. UKGBC’s scorecard assesses progress since the Heat and Buildings Strategy launched in October 2021. It compares the policies that have been announced or are in delivery against the set […]

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