Webinar: Climate Change – Building for the future


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Wednesday 28 July 2021

2.00pm - 3.30pm

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Following our initial session on Climate Change and its predicted impact in the UK, the second webinar in our Climate Change series will focus on the role of the built  environment to reduce emissions and deliver climate change adaptation.   

Join speakers from Trowers & Hamlins and Rory Bergin from HTA Design to understand how Building Regulations are changing, the importance of building design and green infrastructure to future proof developments, and the role of planning in addressing both biodiversity and climate change. Key topics to be covered include:

  • Changing Building Regulations and the Future Homes Standard
  • Status of the National Adaptation Programme
  • Rising temperatures and overheating
  • Extreme weather events
  • Flood risks and water management
  • Role of planning
  • The Environment Bill and Biodiversity Net Gain

As a follow up to this webinar, we'll be running another session looking at how Climate Change risk should be addressed in corporate and property transactions. Date to be announced soon.

 

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