Following last week’s opening ‘Ask Me Anything’ event, Heat Pump Month continues for another three weeks with a series of manufacturer-led events covering latest innovations, funding routes and resident engagement.
The free-to-attend highly-participative online events offer housing professionals a unique opportunity to meet with industry experts to explore the realities of heat pump deployment at scale, and the wide range of support available from leading manufacturers.
'Supporting Low Carbon Solutions' with Daikin UK, Weds, 23 June 10am-12pm
Daikin will be delivering an update about BEIS’ recent announcement on the NEW £350m Sustainable Warmth competition. This competition for funding is open for a very limited period only, so come along to discover more details, how you can access it and how the Daikin UK team can support you to develop proposals – as well as learning about their latest exciting heat pumps.
Nick Huston, Daikin’s future energy business manager will also help remove the myths on heat pumps and set out how Daikin can support local authorities and housing associations to develop low carbon proposals; other topics will be examined including assisting with stock assessments/feasibility studies; providing access to Daikin’s local installer network and their new Sustainable Home Centres and training and education support.
'Welcome to Green Street' with Kensa Heat Pumps, Thurs 24 June 2-4pm
The de-carbonisation of heat requires key early infrastructure decisions. Using ambient heat networks and distributed heat pumps could be the answer.
Finding the best route to net zero, offering a whole system value for money solution - lowest cost, and lowest carbon - will require systemic change across infrastructure, supply chain and consumer.
Some of the key challenges will be presented by Kensa Heat Pumps, and then opened up into discussion groups in order to identify and form conclusions on the big question: How can we ensure that a consumer-led solution is achieved, with optimum outcomes for all stakeholders?
De-mystifying and Myth-busting Air Source Heat Pumps, with Panasonic, Tues 29 June 10am-12pm
Hear the truth from the counties and countries that have real experience… Delegates will be able to network and discuss a range of themed topics via virtual round-table discussions. The session includes a step-by-step road map from specifying and designing to installing and aftercare maintenance.
Driving the de-carbonisation of heat in the UK and ensuring a smooth transition to low carbon technologies, with Vaillant, Weds 30 June 10am-12pm
Vaillant’s event will cover three main topics: The challenges of de-carbonising the UK heating market; How Vaillant’s award-winning heat pump - aroTHERM plus - is part of the solution; System Considerations: Transitioning from natural gas to low carbon heating. Wrapping up the event will be a panel discussion on the theme ‘Assisting in the transition to low carbon technologies.’
Ecodan residential heating; serious about sustainability, with Mitsubishi Electric – Tuesday 6 July, 9.30-11.30am
Awareness of low carbon heating solutions is increasing rapidly and with the Committee for Climate Change (CCC) report identifying that in order to meet our de-carbonisation targets across GB 'up to two million heat pumps by 2025, rising to 15 million by 2035' will need to be in service.
To support these aims, Mitsubishi Electric will be hosting ‘Ecodan heating; serious about sustainability’. The event will seek to provide an insight into how air-source heat pumps are anticipated to play a crucial role in meeting Net-Zero requirements whilst offering a cost-effective, simple solution.
The truth about radiators, with Jaga UK – Thursday 8th July – 11am-12noon & 2pm-3pm
Many specifiers and installers oversize radiators to compensate for lower water temperature systems, or specify underfloor heating as it seems to be the only other option. The future of heating is changing and Jaga UK’s event will explore how to match radiators to heat pump systems for the most effective, climate-friendly heating system.
With two time slots to choose from, these brief 1-hour sessions will take you through:
- Which radiators work most effectively with heat pumps
- How to get high outputs without oversizing
- The heat pump compatible tech that turns radiators into heating and cooling units
“The level of support available from manufacturers is amazing. I urge anyone looking to scale-up the deployment of heat pumps and associated technology to attend any or all of these events to learn more about the technology but also to get to know the people behind the tech. We’ve created a unique online environment where delegates can have one-to-one meetings, and join colleagues and peers in discussions about the best approach to heat decarbonisation.”
– Graham Lock, Founder, Low Carbon Homes; Organiser Heat Pump Month
Registration for all events is free and open now: https://www.lowcarbonhomes.uk/events/
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