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HES Retrofit at SpACE Event G#40116

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HES Retrofit at SpACE Event

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Whilst Glasgow play host to the COP26, Edinburgh contributes to the agenda.

Registration: Historic Environment Scotland – Retrofit at SpACE (Public Drop in)

About this event

  • Drop-in to a series of talks and demonstrations on maintaining and adapting your historic building to meet the challenges of climate change. You’ll have the chance to meet and ask questions to experts from Historic Environment Scotland, the Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance, and Home Energy Scotland.
  • This event is open to anyone with an interest in maintaining and adapting their historic building to address climate change.
  • Owners and occupiers of historic buildings are often the first to experience the impacts of our changing climate and, as the lead body for Scotland’s historic environment, Historic Environment Scotland want to let you know that there are steps you can take to maintain and increase the energy efficiency of your building. Together with partners from the Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance and Home Energy Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland will host a series of short talks on key principles as well as the measures required for the adaptation of historic buildings.
  • Topics covered will include the circular economy, planning and consenting, conservation retrofit and renewables.
  • At the end of each talk, there will be room to engage with our experts through questions and further discussion.
  • There will also be demonstrations on the use of traditional materials for energy efficiency upgrades as well as on-line tools for the retrofit of your building. Information from our exemplar retrofit project at the Holyrood Park Lodge will also be shared.
  • SpACE stands for space for architecture, Carbon and Environment.
  • It is a recent public platform located at the old Lauriston Fire Station, which is now a part of the Edinburgh College of art Building.
  • This exhibition space will allow people to engage with topics related to design and the built environment in the setting of achieving net-zero carbon by 2030.
  • SpACE website:


ECA Fire Station
76-78 Lauriston Place
Edinburgh EH3 9DE
United Kingdom


11th Nov 2021

  • 1100 Introduction and welcome
  • Roger Curtis, Historic Environment Scotland
  • 1105 Planning and Listed Building Consent
  • Steven Robb, Historic Environment Scotland
  • 1130 The Circular economy and the existing building stock
  • Katie Carter, Historic Environment Scotland
  • 1200 Conservation Retrofit: cost, conservation and carbon
  • Roger Curtis, Historic Environment Scotland
  • 1230 Questions and discussion
  • 1300 Lunch break
  • 1400 Embodied Energy for Homeowners – The STBA Retrofit Planning Tool
  • Brian Murphy, Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance
  • 1435 Getting a good SAP Score – Energy Performance Certificates Explained
  • Kenneth Easson, Historic Environment Scotland
  • 1450 Questions and discussion
  • 1505 Break
  • 1530 Home Energy Scotland Support for Homeowners
  • Felicity Tolley, Energy Saving Trust
  • 1545 Beyond Fabric – Building Energy Provision and Management
  • John Cape, Power Circle Projects
  • 1605 Renewables options at Holyrood Park Lodge
  • Kenneth Easson , Historic Environment Scotland
  • 1625 Display Viewing:
  • HES Training Rigs, STBA Retrofit Planning Tool, Community Housing Trust Projects
  • 1700 Close

© GBE GBC GBL NGS ASWS Brian Murphy aka BrianSpecMan **
8th November 2021


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© GBE GBC GBL NGS ASWS Brian Murphy aka BrianSpecMan **
9th November 2021

See Also:

GBE Future Events

  • GBC Green Building Calculator will be there
  • Stand L68 next to Digital Arena

GBC Green Building Calculator

  • Bespoke calculators
  • STBA Retrofit Planning Tool


  • STBA Retrofit Planning Tool

© GBE GBC GBL NGS ASWS Brian Murphy aka BrianSpecMan **
9th November 2021

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