Low carbon design and energy performance in new communities

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, 10 July 2018
Town and Country Planning Association , TCPA, 17 Carlton House Terrace, London,SW1Y 5AS, United Kingdom

All too often, the actual energy performance of new homes fails to meet their design standards. Despite the efforts planners, developers and building designers put into achieving efficient energy use, occupied homes typically use at least twice as much energy as predicted. How can those planning for and delivering new communities ensure that developments achieve high design standards and provide residents with the performance they expect?

This free two-hour seminar will focus on learning about low carbon design and energy performance in new communities, including the launch of a National Energy Foundation project on the Assured Performance Process project piloted by East Hampshire District Council.


13.30   Registration 

14:00   Welcome from the Chair and context on planning for energy and climate change - Hugh Ellis, Head of Policy, TCPA

14:10   Ensuring high energy performance design standards (launch of the Assured Performance Process project) - Malcolm Hanna/Richard John, National Energy Foundation

14:25   Assessing the performance of Zero Carbon Homes at Quebec Park, Whitehill & Bordon - Pennie Brown, Sustainability Lead, East Hampshire District Council

14:40   Delivering Zero Carbon design at Bicester Garden Town - Jenny Barker/Sam Thomas, Cherwell District Council (invited)

14:55   Questions and discussion

15:55   Closing remarks from the Chair 

16:00   End

This seminar is part of the TCPA New Communities Group (NCG) programme of events. The NCG consists of local authorities and development corporations bringing forward large-scale new developments, from Garden City inspired new towns and villages to urban regeneration and extension schemes. Further information on joining the NCG is available here.

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