Community-Level Low Carbon Energy Solutions [Conference FoSB 2021-2022]

Tue Sep 21 2021 at 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

The Bristol & Online (Hybrid Event) | Bristol

The Future Economy Network
Publisher/HostThe Future Economy Network
Community-Level Low Carbon Energy Solutions [Conference FoSB 2021-2022]
Join us for this exciting hybrid event in the lead up to COP26 to discuss low carbon energy solutions.
About this Event

This session is part of the Festival of Sustainable Business Hybrid Conference: 5 seminar sessions taking place on the 21st September 2021, both at The Bristol Hotel and online.

The seminar topics and times are:

  • The B Corp Journey: Better Business and Behaviour Change: 8:00 - 10:00
  • Community-Level Low Carbon Energy Solutions: 10:30 -12:20
  • How To Make Buildings More Sustainable: 13:00 - 15:00
  • Accelerating Sustainable Infrastructure: 15:30 - 17:30
  • Business, COP26 and Nature-based Solutions: 18:00 - 20:00

'Community-level low carbon energy solutions'
In this session, Kensa Contracting will discuss how a combination of ground source heat pumps, PV, battery, and smart controls is delivering low-carbon energy solutions scalable to meet the needs of a low-carbon future.
Sero Homes will provide insight into how this has been delivered at a community scale in South Wales.
L&G will discuss how and why they are investing in low-carbon solutions, and their strategy for achieving net-zero carbon.
Expect informative talks, valuable networking opportunities and inspiring discussions to further support your ability to discover, collaborate and innovate.


10:30am - 11am – Registration, Networking and Breakfast

11am – 11:05am – Welcome and Housekeeping

11:05am – 11:10am – Introduction by Future Leap

11:10am – 11:30am – David Broom, Kensa Contracting

11:30am – 11:45am – John Bromley, Legal & General Capital

11:45am – 12pm – James Williams, Sero Homes

12pm – 12:25pm – Q&A

12:25pm – 12:30pm – Close

*Agenda is subject to change

Seminar Speakers:
David Broom, Commercial Director, Kensa Contracting

David has 13 years of experience working with the design and application of ground source heat pumps. David joined Kensa in 2008 and works on large complex commercial applications of ground source heat pump projects. In his time with the company, he has played a key role in establishing shared ground loops as a recognized solution for tackling fuel poverty, carbon reduction, air quality, and energy security in both the social housing and new build development sector.

John Bromley, Head of Clean Energy, Legal & General Capital

John is Head of Clean Energy and Investment Director at Legal & General Capital, where he leads strategy and direct investments in clean energy infrastructure and technology. John also works closely with L&G’s property and housing businesses.

James Williams, Co-Founder & CEO, Sero

James is a founder and the CEO of the Sero initiative. Two companies set on business for good, helping the planet and growing the most capable Zero Carbon residential team in the UK and beyond.

Seminar Chairperson:
Ieman Barmaki, Director of Low Carbon Partnerships, Kensa Contracting

With extensive experience within local government sustainability and asset management, Ieman helps local & regional government organisations to achieve their 2030 Carbon reduction ambitions by developing innovative large scale renewable heating projects.

The Hybrid Conference:

The Hybrid Conference of 5 seminar and networking events will take place on the 21st September 2021 at The Bristol Hotel. The conference will also be held simultaneously online, where virtual attendees can network, ask questions and participate in the event.

If you would like to book more than one of the seminars taking place that day, you can find discounted tickets under “add ons” when you book your ticket.

About the Festival:

Just over five years on from the 2015 Paris Agreement at COP21 and with COP26 being hosted in Glasgow, the Festival will be a great opportunity to reflect on achievements. The Festival will showcase the innovative technologies and services available that will make the 2030 carbon neutrality goal a reality and will celebrate the businesses leading the way and inspiring the next generation.

Government guideline and pandemic dependent, this event will take place physically and virtually. Both options offer the full event experience, including networking and Q&A. Virtual attendees will need to B-Y-O-Refreshments!

If you purchase a physical ticket but the event is moved fully online, you can choose to have your ticket fully refunded or attend virtually with a partial-refund.

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This event is sponsored by Kensa Contracting

Kensa Contracting are award-winning heat network delivery partners and contractors specialising in large-scale ground source heat pump programmes in the UK. Kensa Contracting is renowned for its innovative Shared Ground Loop Array systems deployed in social housing retrofits and social and private new build developments, paving the way to mass decarbonisation of heat.

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Opportunities, Suggestions and Conditions

Physical Attendees: It is important we look after each other and keep safe. We recommend all attendees take a lateral flow test prior to arrival. Please do not attend if you have any covid symptoms or are having to self isolate. Physical attendees must adhere to all safety guidelines sent in advance of the event.

You can get 10% off another seminar session, as part of our Conference on the 21st September, by choosing the add on option during booking.

If you’d like to purchase a whole day pass, with exclusive access to all 5 seminar and networking events, you can do so under tickets.

if you’d like to bulk buy over 5 whole day passes, please pop us an email and we can arrange this for you.

Most of our events are available on demand here, however this does not include opportunities to network, take part in the discussions.

We will share your name, job title & company with the other event attendees for this event only. If you don’t want this information to be shared please let us know when you have purchased your ticket.

We take photos at our events for marketing purposes, if you don’t want your picture taken please let us know in advance.

We record some of our events for marketing purposes, if you don't want to be in the recording please let us know in advance.

We have included a £1 carbon offsetting fee to all event tickets in our commitment to being carbon neutral in our operations. You can find out about our chosen charity here.

Please let us know at least one week in advance if you require closed captions or have any other accessibility needs.

If you require a complimentary carers/assistant ticket, please email [email protected] at least one week in advance and we will be happy to support you!

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Our confirmed Seminar Sponsors:

  • Bevan Brittan
  • Kensa Contracting
  • Triodos Bank


Our Main Sponsors:

  • Bristol City Council
  • Brunel Group

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

The Bristol & Online (Hybrid Event), Prince Street, Bristol, United Kingdom


GBP 10.80 to GBP 80.00

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