Webinar: A multi-strand pathway to achieve the net zero challenge

SPONSORED

An unprecedented global transition is underway – the world is moving away from fossil fuels towards a low-carbon future.  

The UK was the first major economy in the world to pass laws to end its contribution to global warming, setting a Net Zero target for all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Tune in on Monday 22 February for a live roundtable discussion as part of Net Zero Festival, hosted by Installer and sponsored by Baxi.

Click here to save your spot: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/baxinetzero/register

What will we discuss?

With around 37% of UK carbon emissions occurring as a result of heat and hot water in buildings, a new solution is required.  Current Government policy points towards a shift away from gas heating in new buildings from 2025 but the decarbonisation of the existing building stock is a far bigger issue.

The current gas grid is a key national asset and the most developed in the world; 85% of UK homes rely on natural gas for reliable and cost-effective heating but natural gas use is ultimately incompatible with legislated climate targets.  Therefore, converting the gas grid to transport low carbon alternative fuels could offer a solution for dealing with the challenges presented by the existing building stock.

Working with UK Government and key industry stakeholders, Baxi is developing a hydrogen boiler as part of the UK’s Net Zero solution. Baxi’s parent company, BDR Thermea Group, is at the forefront of this exciting new technology.

There is not a single answer to the problem of decarbonising buildings.  Baxi believes in a multi-strand pathway to the net zero challenge that includes heat pumps, heat networks and conversion of the gas grid to hydrogen where appropriate.

Speakers:

Jeff House – Baxi

Heidi Genoni – Arup

Steve Sutton – HHIC

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