Securing affordable warmth – how heat networks might be an answer

Securing affordable warmth – how heat networks might be an answer
Part 1 of the ‘Securing affordable warmth’ event

Get clarity on what a heat network is and the different types of systems used. Work through the feasibility of ambitious proposals to harness the power of waste and natural resources to reduce energy bills for offices and homes in Shropshire.


9:30am-10am – Networking and registration

10am-10:30am – Climate change, energy and heat across the West Midlands – An overview of current and future projects – Tim Yair, Midlands Energy Hub

10:30am-11:30am – Presentation – What are heat networks? – Get to grips with understanding heat networks and how different systems work, including waste heat as a source of renewable energy – Phil Jones (Independent Energy Consultant) & Chris Dunham (Carbon Descent)

11:30am-11:45am – Break

11:45am-12:30pm – Workshop – Modelling heat networks – case studies from Shropshire, Worcestershire and other areas – Chris Dunham & Adrian Cooper (Shropshire Council)

12:30pm-1:00pm – Networking Lunch

Separate tickets are available for the afternoon ‘Securing affordable warmth – the business opportunities from heat networks ‘ event.

About the speakers

Professor Phil Jones is one of the UK’s leading specialists on energy efficiency in buildings and heat networks. He is the main author of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Guide F – Energy Efficiency in Buildings as well as the CIBSE code of practice for heat networks. He was recently awarded a CIBSE gold medal, the highest and most prestigious award held by only 42 people in the last 110 years.

Chris Dunham has qualifications in both engineering and architecture and is on the UK government’s energy and climate change expert panel for the development of Local Carbon Frameworks. He regularly provides witness evidence to the London Assembly and advice to the Brazilian Government on its national energy efficiency plan.

**Please note there is no disabled access to the venue because of the recent floods in Shrewsbury. Those with access requirements should book online tickets. Apologies for the inconvenience

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