Sustainability Summit – 23rd November

14.00 Energy Efficiency in Commercial Properties

  • No Capital Investment Required
  • Landlords Can Maximise Rental Income
  • Blue Chip Clients Already Seeking Energy Efficient Premises
  • Secure Energy Prices Over A Long Period
  • Immediate Cost Savings


14.25 Designing Buildings that are Environmentally Responsible, Economically Logical and Socially Just

  • Meeting and exceeding sustainability targets
  • Addressing the needs of diverse populations,
  • Promote healthy living,
  • Being good neighbours
  • Realising it all within budgets and time frames set by clients.
  • Strategies to get the most design bang for your client’s buck
  • Illustrate through case study how design excellence can be fostered even in challenging conditions


14.50 Sustainable Design

  • How sustainable affordable housing is transforming Scotland
  • How do we move Passive House to the standard for construction?
  • How Passive House creates passive resiliency


15.15 The Potential for Green Residential Real Estate and Green Living

  • The current lack of demand relative to supply for green residential real estate
  • Communicating to the public the benefits and potential for green residential real estate
  • Options for greening one's residential footprint


15.40 Panel Discussion: Redefining Sustainability

  • Reducing emissions – The next steps to take
  • Developing low carbon infrastructure
  • Meeting the demand of clean heat