Renewable energy - The way forward?
An overview of available micro energy systems for a domestic application.
Date: Monday 17 March, 7pm (doors open at 6.30pm)
Venue: Markeaton Street, room MS023
Speaker: Martin Adlington
Many microgeneration and renewable energy technologies for domestic use are available on the market.
This lecture will seek to identify those technologies that are appropriate for UK domestic buildings and the barriers to their uptake. Descriptions of the technology with some of the issues surrounding it and the carbon saving benefit. It will quantify the costs and carbon benefits associated with the technologies under investigation, their current market penetration and their state of development.
Martin Adlington has 38 years’ experience within the sector, 21 of which were in the Construction industry. He also worked for the National House Building Council for 11 years in Training and Development, before becoming Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer for Built Environment at the University of Derby. Martin is a member of the CIOB and the FHEA.
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