Guest lecture by Clara Bagenal George
Senior Engineer at Elementa Consulting and Mayor's Design Advocate
Guest lecturer and University of Nottingham alumna Clara Bagenal George will speak about her work as part of the London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI).
Clara spearheaded the 'Getting to Zero' campaign and has been instrumental in ensuring the new London plan will include proposals to show how the development will achieve zero-carbon on-site emissions by 2050, how peak energy demand is minimised and how annual energy use will be disclosed.In 2017 Clara was awarded the UK Green Building Council Rising Star Award and earlier this year she won the CIBSE Building Performance Engineer of the Year Award. She is a regular speaker at the industry's leading conferences and champions diversity and equality in the industry.
The Lecture will focus on the following areas
- An introduction to LETI - How the group started and how the group facilitated collaboration across disciplines
- How LETI has influenced the London Plan and how this will affect new development in London
- Development of the technical guidance roadmap - this year LETI is developing a technical guidance roadmap which will set out the approach, targets and benchmarks that developments in the UK need to achieve to reach Net Zero in operation. This means that by 2020 the developers, consultants and policy officers in London (and the UK) will have a reference point as to what their developments should achieve to ensure our climate change targets are met.
- Operational net zero carbon - presenting the work the LETI has done so far approach to zero carbon, net zero modeling, performance gap and on gathering industry consensus
The event is part of our Energy Technologies Research Institute (ETRI) Lecture Series.