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Delivering a safe, healthy and sustainable built environment. 

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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: A 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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