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RPS Launches Podcast on Decarbonisation Challenge for Estate Owners

RPS Launches Podcast on Decarbonisation Challenge for Estate Owners
08 December 2022
 

Professional services firm RPS has launched its first podcast, which will explore how to deliver net-zero in the built environment.

“Building Sustainably: The Road to Net Zero” aims to provide clarity on exactly what organisations need to do to achieve net-zero carbon.

The podcast features pragmatic advice through real-life case studies and covers a wide range of topics, including how to fund, plan, design, and manage net-zero programmes in the built environment.

 

Exploring the Decarbonisation Challenge

 

With it being estimated that 80 per cent of the building stock in 2050 has already been built, the first series will start here, exploring the decarbonisation challenge faced by owners and operators of large property estates.

Hosted by RPS’ Director of Programme Management, Chris Lavery, series one of “Building Sustainably: The Road to Net Zero” will cover when to retrofit, when to build new, as well as how to prioritise investment, identify the right solutions, calculate cost and energy savings, and everything else along the way.

In the first three episodes, Chris will be joined by:

 

  •  Sean Hanson, CEO at IMPOWER Consulting to explore how behavioural change can be the key to gaining the momentum within public sector organisations.
  • Jonas Loholm Hamann, Head of Business Development at Danfoss to discuss the importance of diversifying energy sources, and how heat networks can achieve this.
  • Jon Daley, Asset Sustainability and Data Manager at Magenta Living/National Climate Lead at Housing Quality Network on balancing material sustainability concerns with resident or occupant satisfaction.

 

Chris Lavery comments: “The goal is clear, but when it comes to a plan for how to achieve net zero carbon, we believe a lot of uncertainty remains.

“Through 'Building Sustainably: The Road to Net Zero', we hope to equip our listeners with a clearer understanding of how specific challenges can be tackled, how targets can be reached, and the steps that need to be put in place to get there. Each episode holds its own value, and we hope listeners enjoy tuning in.”

You can find the podcast on Apple and Spotify.

Picture: a photograph of a professional microphone, commonly used for audio broadcasting. Image Credit: Unsplash

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 08 December 2022

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