SIRACH - Strategies and Technologies for the Implementation of Low Carbon Heat Networks

16 Apr 2024 11:30 to 16:00

Join a panel of experts for this half-day briefing where the strategies and technologies for implementing low-carbon heat networks are explored. This meeting will disseminate the findings from the UKRI-funded LoT-NET Programme.

Bookings for this meeting have now closed. 

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11:30  Doors open - Tea and coffee will be available. 

12:00 Welcome from Prof. Graeme Maidment, London South Bank University

12:10 Session 1: Heat Sources and Perceptions. 

  • Heat: A User’s Perspective. Prof. Victoria Haines, Loughborough University
  •  ‘Recoverable Heat’ Potential. Dr Catarina Marques and Dr Henrique Lagoeiro, London South Bank University   

12:50 Lunch and networking 

13:45 Session 2: Industry View

  • Presentation from Euroheat Gabriele Pesce, EuroHeat
  • Heat as a service, Klara Ottosson, LCP Delta

14:45 Session 3: Heat Network Technologies: The Future Of…... 

  • Advanced Vapour Compression Heat Pumps. Prof Neil Hewitt, Ulster University
  • Thermal Energy Storage in the UK Energy System. Prof. Philip Eames, Loughborough University
  • Heat Network Delivery: The Warwick Case Study, Dr Angeles Rivero Pacho, University of Warwick and Prof David Elmes, Warwick Business School

15:50 Close from Prof Bob Critoph, University of Warwick

16:00 Event ends 

How to Join

Venue: Level 17, The Shard, 32 Bridge Street, London, SE1 9SG

All delegates must register in advance of the meeting. Numbers are limited and bookings will close 48 hours before the meeting or when the meeting capacity is reached. Book early to avoid disappointment. 

All visitors will be required to show a photo ID on arrival. This can be a driver’s licence, national ID card or passport. All bags and coats are scanned, and visitors are asked to step through a metal detector.