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CCG Theme Group Meeting

Retrofit Special

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1. Welcome & Introduction: Paul Read, Magna Housing (Chair CESW CCG)

2. Presentations:

a. Retrofitting at scale and pace – Joanne Wheeler, UKGBC followed by discussion

b. Towards a better approach for measuring the benefits of retrofit in social housing sector – Michael Asinyaka, Nottingham Trent University followed by discussion

c. Optimised Retrofit – Cerys Williams, Sero Life followed by discussion

3. Open Forum Inc. Breaking down silos for retrofit

4. Client Commitments Best Practice Guide/Diploma in Collaboration in Construction update

5. Minutes of last meeting

6. Matters arising

7. CESW Regional update

8. Forward Plan

9. AOB

10. Date of next meeting

Our CE Midlands guests are welcome to leave the meeting after item 4

Michael Asinyaka

Michael is a Researcher at Nottingham Trent University’s (NTU) School of Architecture Design and Built Environment. Michael’s research experience spans the areas of Sustainable Buildings/Construction, Green Building Standards, Real Estate Development and Qualitative and Quantitative Research. His current research interests include decarbonisation of the housing sector, Smart and resilient cities, energy efficiency, and sustainability in the built environment generally. Michael is currently undertaking a research project at NTU on retrofitting the social housing stock.

His presentation will focus on how Social Landlords could address the problem of systematically identifying and measuring the wider benefits of retrofit investments to allow for robust and informed investment decision-making and later evaluation of the realised benefits.

Cerys Williams

Cerys is an Innovation Manager at Sero working within the Innovation Team led by Andy Sutton. Having joined the team in July 2019 as a Project Co-Ordinator, Cerys has relished the opportunity to progress her career in decarbonisation. Prior to Sero, Cerys managed a fast-paced city centre residential sales and lettings estate agency.

Drawing upon her knowledge of residential homes, Cerys is involved with many of Sero’s innovative projects such as FLATLINE (Fixed Level Affordable Tariffs Led by Intelligently Networked Energy), VALUER (Valuations And Lending Underwriting Energy Reduction) and most recently Optimised Retrofit, for which she is leading the Foundational Economy elements consisting of 23 ‘mini projects’.



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Meeting Agenda

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Measuring Social Housing Retrofit Benefits__Project Summary

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Cerys Williams Bio

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Michael Asinyaka Bio

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Meeting Notes 02.02.21

Event Details

  • Date: 11th May
  • Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Event Categories: Theme Group Meeting, Zoom
  • Venue: Online
  • Organiser: CE South West

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