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5Oct

Progressing sustainable construction in Cornwall

We would like to invite you to our free ‘Innovating for construction delivery’ Breakfast Meeting on Friday 13th October @ Pool Innovation Centre hosted by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) and in association with Cornwall LEP & Cornwall New Energy. Directions can be found here

Sustainable growth is a core LEP principle.  The LEP Construction Strategy 2014-2020 highlighted the requirement to build a specialism for sustainable construction in Cornwall. 

This series of events focuses on supporting Cornwall’s Construction Industry from the Client all the way through the supply chain, to promote sustainable construction and raise the bar on the delivery of energy efficient buildings through innovation.

Why attend?

Aimed at local construction contractors who have an interest in new build, refurbishment or retrofit in Cornwall & Isles of Scilly. This breakfast meeting provides the opportunity to learn more about innovative methods of constructing and construction management that can help to deliver clients sustainability objectives at low net cost. Included will be an information exchange and offer of free support from Cornwall New Energy for clients requiring specific project assistance or looking for the opportunity to be involved in an ‘Enabling Innovation’ pilot.

Event agenda

07:30 Arrival – Tea, coffee & breakfast roll

08:00 Introduction

  • The future of construction delivery
  • Cornwall Construction Strategy

08:20 What are the challenges of innovation?

  • Addressing Cornwall’s sustainable construction skills gap
  • Delivering better value – collaboration & productivity

08:50 What are the opportunities of innovation?

  • Reducing whole life costs
  • Commending sustainable buildings
  • Cornwall New Energy project: supporting innovation

09:30 Market place & networking - local innovative product/ service suppliers

To register your attendance for the workshop please visit the Eventbrite website.

If you are unable to attend and are interested to find out more about getting involved in the Cornwall New Energy project, please contact Chris Coonick on 01726 871831.

For more information, please visit www.cornwallenergy.com 

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