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Delivering a safe, healthy and sustainable built environment. 

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Below is the programme.

Session 1: Whole life and embodied carbon assessment

Chair - Kevin Kelly, ABB sponsor address

Keynote address – Embodied Carbon and Part Z

Will Arnold, Head of Climate Action, The Institution of Structural Engineers

Whole life carbon comparison of UK office heating and cooling systems

Will Belfield, Hoare Lea

Analysis of the deterring aspects of the life cycle assessment process for the embodied carbon calculation of buildings

Golnaz Mohebbi, University of West London

Session 2: Reducing infection risk through ventilation

Chair - Chris Iddon 

Risk mitigation of airborne infection in mechanically ventilated spaces

Brendon McManus, Clean Air Technologies

Application of CO2 monitoring methods for post-occupancy evaluation of ventilation effectiveness to mitigate airborne disease transmission at events

Liora Malki-Epshtein, University College London

Case studies investigating the relationship between indoor air quality (IAQ), infection risk and building wellness

David Glover, Plasma Clean Ltd

Session 3: The future of heat

Chair - Laura Mansel Thomas

Electrification of heat generation for heat networks

Tom Burton, FairHeat

The generation gap! Are 5th generation district energy schemes better or just different?

Graeme Maidment, London South Bank University 

Application of a novel solar-assisted double sources heat pump system for building heating

Yunhai Li, University of Hull

Session 4: Assessing operation energy in practice

Chair - Robert Cohen

A high temporal resolution assessment of photovoltaic electricity production and energy consumption of an electrified London primary school

Jean-Baptiste Clochet, UCL, Cundall

An analysis of 2030 EPC performance for existing hotel stock

Annie Marston, Hydrock

Photovoltaic system requirements for 1980’s Gatehouse Refurbishment: Accuracy of existing performance assessment methodologies

John Brittle, Loughborough University

Session 5: Special address & Sponsor Swegon address

Chair - Hywel Davies, Swegon sponsor address

Joshua Emerson, Marketing Director, Swegon

Keynote address – Making SAP fit for Net Zero: the SAP 11 scoping report

Thomas Lefevre, Etude and Julie Godefroy, CIBSE

Session 6: Strategies for reducing viral concentrations in indoor air

Chair - Hywel Davies

Indoor air quality monitoring study in a modern office building

Emma Gibbons, University College London

Lift solutions for the post pandemic world

Rory Smith, University of Northampton

The Equivalent Fresh Air Index – A virus focused technology neutral index for accurate comparison and application of all virus-in-air reduction technologies

Declan Keane, Declan Keane Consulting Engineers

Session 7: Modelling performance for the future heat networks

Chair - Phil Jones

Carbon, Costs and Coefficient of Performance – New Metrics for Heat Pumps

Henrique Lagoeiro, London South Bank University

Impact of building-level heat load testing on heat network performance

Ryan Harris , FairHeat

Using heat pumps for heading towards net zero

Lasath Lecamwasam, ESBS Pty Ltd

Session 8: Future opportunities for future benefits 

Chair - David Green

Opportunities for Research and Innovation

Melanie Jans-Singh, BEIS - Transport, Industrial and Commercial Refrigeration in the UK 

Developing best practice maintenance strategies

Geoff Prudence

The evolution of the ‘regenerative sustainability’ concept in the Built Environment literature: a systematic review

Daniela Pinto de Andrade, Instituto Superior Técnico (University of Lisbon)

Session 9: Modelling for the future 

Chair - Julie Godfroy

Tracking the energy effects of changes to buildings

John Field, Native-Hue Ltd

Operational energy and emissions trajectory visualisation using S-curves – a prototype practical tool

Roderic Bunn, University College London

Parametric approach to environmental modelling in support of early-stage design of residential developments

Martina Pacifici, AHMM

Session 10: Details to follow

Session 11: Special address & Sponsor Schneider Electric address

Chair - Claire Das Bhaumik, Schneider Electric sponsor address

Keynote address - Design for performance: Lessons from the NABERS UK Independent Design Review Process

Grace Foo, DeltaQ Pty Ltd

Session 12: Lighting in Practice - user perceptions and experience

Chair - Kevin Kelly

An investigation into the lighting characteristics within the University of Warwick Engineering Department

Jacob Pittaway, University of Warwick

Office users’ preferences on dynamic LED lighting and its impact on alertness, mood and task performance

Fatma Büşra Köse, Izmir Institute of Technology

Session 13: Water and Sustainability 

Chair - Tim Dwyer

Cost optimisation of online water quality monitoring by selection of key water chemistry parameters

Peter Horne, FairHeat

Field trial and design approach for improving hot water delivery time

Gareth Jones, FairHeat

Session 14: Influences of shading on visual and thermal comfort

Chair - Anastasia Mylona 

Comparison of real-world data with simulated results to enhance building thermal retention when using shading devices

Bahareh Salehi, London South Bank University

Surprising results from a post occupancy evaluation of the way internal roller blinds impact perceptions of visual discomfort

Zoe De Grussa, London South Bank University

Evaluating the visual and non-visual performance of shading systems through a novel simulation workflow

Marshal Maskarenj, Catholic University of Louvain

Session 15: Using simulation to improve performance 

Chair - Anna Mavrogianni 

A dataset from synthetically occupied test houses for validating model predictions of overheating

Ben Roberts, Loughborough University and Ben Abel, Hilson Moran

Investigating the role of calibration of hygrothermal simulations in the low carbon retrofit of solid walls

Yuansong Ding, University College London

Welcome to Green Street - A virtual street map to zero-carbon urban energy

Karl Drage, The Kensa Group

Session 16: Carbon visions - towards a zero carbon future

Chair - Colin Ashford 

Loose fit, low carbon zero energy

Martin Murray, University of Ulster

Net zero public sector buildings standard

Jamie Goth, Scottish Futures Trust

Assessing Net Zero Carbon Targets and Falling Carbon Factors at 4-5 Lochside Avenue, Edinburgh Park

Rob Cargil, Troup Bywaters + Anders

Session 17: Case studies in real life energy performances

Chair - John Field

Building integrated mini data centres

Ross McCarthy, Technological University Dublin, Aurecon

A super performance dew point cooler for data centre - From lab to real-life application

Cheng Zeng, University of Hull

DHW ASHP - a retrospective look at a retro fit application

Cameron Steel, Silver EMS

Session 18: Concluding technical session - industry issues and new ways of working

Chair - Kevin Mitchell 

Accelerating climate education in the built environment

Aaron Gillich, London South Bank University

Building and Fire Safety - Preparing for the Future

Hywel Davies - CIBSE Technical Director

Session 19: Awards and closing reception

Chair - Hywel Davies

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