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Lancashire Elected Members Briefing

CLASP

Monday, 28 January 2013 from 10:00 to 13:00 (GMT)

Lancashire Elected Members Briefing

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CLASP (the NW’s local authority and public sector sustainability support service) is delivering a series of training and discussion sessions exclusively for elected members in the North West. The support is fully funded by the Environment Agency and the former North West Improvement and Efficiency Partnership.

 

The aim of the support is to empower elected members to support and encourage local progress towards a low carbon economy and more resilient local communities.  The support will particularly focus on identifying and explain new emerging issues, exploring the responsibilities of local authorities, and how members can make a difference.  


You are invited to attend a briefing on:


Sustainability, Climate Resilience and the Low Carbon Economy

(Including Opportunities for Lancashire, such as Green Deal)

 

28th January, 10am – 12.45pm

  Blackburn Town Hall, King William St,

Blackburn, BB1 7DY

 

 

9.30 – 10.00      Registration and refreshments

 

10.00                Welcome

 

10.15                A series of presentations, with opportunities for questions and discussion covering:

 

Context for low carbon development and climate resilience

  • UK and International policy
  • Current issues

 

Low Carbon Economy

  • Investment, jobs and market opportunities
  • Up-skilling the workforce

 

Improving our Building Stock

  • Retrofitting existing buildings
  • Low carbon design for new buildings

 

Low Carbon Energy Technologies

  • Overview of different low carbon energy technologies
  • Economic and financial aspects

 

Climate Resilience

  • Understanding the impact of climate and weather
  • Adapting our infrastructure, businesses and homes

 

 

11.30 – 11.50    Refreshment Break

 

 

11.50                Opportunities for Lancashire, including Green Deal

 

How low carbon and sustainable housing helps support Local Authority priorities on health and well-being as well as carbon reduction.  With a focus on the new Green Deal.

 

  • Current, previous and new programmes to support different households (e.g CERT, Warm Front, FITs, Green Deal, ECO)
  • Good practice on financing
  • Examples of local initiatives & LAs as Green Deal providers
  • Using the private and third sector
  • Developing local housing retrofit skills and supply chains
  • Communicating with your residents
  • Role of Councils and Elected Members

 

12.45                Close

Do you have questions about Lancashire Elected Members Briefing? Contact CLASP

When & Where


Town Hall
King William Street
Blackburn
United Kingdom

Monday, 28 January 2013 from 10:00 to 13:00 (GMT)


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CLASP

CLASP is the local area sustainability support service, part of Climate UK CIC. 

A not-for-profit service, providing free support for public sector organisations and their partners, on dealing with the challenges of environmental resilience, reducing energy use, and renewable energy planning issues.

Visit: www.claspinfo.org

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