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Have you got views on how net zero carbon (NZC) can be achieved by housing associations?

Tuesday 2 February 2021

PlaceShapers and Tpas are hosting three virtual roundtable events to hear your views on net zero carbon and how changes can be made within social housing.

Tuesday 2 February 2021

Sign up to have your say about net zero carbon

? What does ‘net zero’ mean?

Net zero means any emissions would be balanced by schemes to offset an equivalent amount of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, such as planting trees or using technology like carbon capture and storage.


? Background

We know that the UK Government has committed to reaching net zero carbon (NZC) emissions by 2050. Homes can be big emitters of carbon, so to meet this target on how housing associations heat both new and existing homes must change.

This presents a huge challenge for the social housing sector. Building zero carbon new homes is the ‘easy’ part. Far more challenging is the upgrade of existing homes – this is why working with the residents who already live in these homes will provide a great starting point for making those changes.

? About the roundtable events

When will the sessions be?

  • Monday 22 February – 10am – 11.30am
  • Wednesday 24 February – 5pm – 6.30pm
  • Thursday 25 February – 2pm – 3.30pm.


Where will the sessions be held?

All three sessions will be hosted virtually on Zoom (details will be sent once you sign up).

How long will they last?

Each session will be approximately 90 minutes.