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Grand Designs Live

NEC, Birmingham, 6 October, 10am-5pm

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Event details:

  • NEC, Birmingham
  • 6 October 2022
  • 10am - 5pm

Leading the discussion on energy efficiency at home, we will bring an expert panel to help people improve energy efficiency in their homes. We will cover the everyday activities that cost the most – in both carbon and money terms – introducing our audience to new techniques and habits to reduce energy use. We will also explore new innovations that can make a long-term difference to your environmental impact.

Energy Saving Trust at Grand Designs Live

Our panellists can be seen on the Grand Theatre stage at 1pm on 6 October for ‘Low carbon living: saving energy at home’. The discussion will be moderated by Jessica Forster, assistant evaluation manager. Our panellists will include Brian Horne, senior insights and analytics consultant and Ben Whittle, senior analyst.

Later in the programme, Ben and Brian will be providing in-depth advice on heat pumps on the Green Living stage at 3pm. The discussion will cover how to find the right heat pump for your home, as well as advice on the installation process and how to get the design and aesthetics right.

Reducing reliance on fossil fuels

To reach net zero targets, we all need to change how we use energy in and outside of our homes. We will also need to look to renewable energy sources to power our technologies and appliances. This will require a transition away from gas boilers to low carbon heat pumps, as well as a switch to electric vehicles from petrol or diesel cars, to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.

At Grand Designs Live, we will share our insights and experience in adopting low carbon technologies and helping people understand how they can reduce energy use while living a happier and more comfortable life.

About Grand Designs Live

Grand Designs Live is an annual event taking place in London and Birmingham, proving home-building guidance, and sharing innovative products for the public, architects, supply chain and the design industry. This exciting and influential event can provide you with the inspiration and expert advice you need to retrofit, redesign or build your next home. 

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Last updated: 29 July 2022