National Conference: Adaptation & Climate Change
Published by Andrew Eagles for Sustainable Homes in Housing and also in Care and Support, Central Government, Communities, Education, Environment, Local Government
Sustainable Homes and partners present a one-day National Adaptation conference investigating the research and action being taken to reduce the likelihood and impacts of flooding, overheating and water shortages.
We are all aware of the damaging impact the recently flooding has had on thousands of homes. This is a growing problem. Malcolm Tarling. Spokesman, Association of British Insurers has commented “We are seeing an increase in the frequency of these large scale events. Getting a month's worth of rain in 24 hours is becoming the norm."
Date: 17th February
Venue: London’s Living Room,
9th floor of the Greater London Authority,
London Bridge, London
Speakers include some of the nations experts in flooding, saving water and overheating. The benefits of attending include:
- The latest on flood risk maps and how you can use them.
- Learn about what leading advice and retrofit projects are doing to reduce flooding and save water.
- Workshops to guide you on how you can take action.
- Network with other organisations looking to reduce their environmental impacts
- Learn about the impact of a new scheme to move flooding costs to home owners
- An update on the impacts of the changes to ECO funding and what it means for your retrofit plans
We will be launching new guidance on adapting homes during retrofit and discussing new insights on overheating and flood risk. Book or get more information here.
Comments on previous conferences.
“Excellent opportunity to learn from others and find out about latest best practice. A very useful event”
- Kari Best, Strategy & Performance Manager, Isos Housing
“Very worthwhile event as it brought water saving to the top of the agenda. Good to have contact with suppliers and discuss face to face"
- Rumana Khair, Stock Improvement Manager, Hexagon Housing Association
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Supported by: Homes & Communities Agency, Mayor of London, UK Green Building Council and World Wildlife Fund.