Zero carbon homes and the future of housebuilding

Wednesday 20 May 8pm

Ian Pritchett photoThe Managing Director of Greencore Housing, Ian Pritchett, talks about the company’s innovative work and about how housebuilding can and must change to help tackle the climate crisis.

The UK is now on track to be “nearly Zero Carbon” by 2050 and we really need to halve our CO2 emissions by 2030. Can we afford to keep building new houses that contribute to the problem and will need retrofitting? Ian shows how Greencore has developed a way to build houses with zero embodied carbon and net-zero energy in use. He suggests people watch this video on YouTube beforehand: “Our Planet, Our business” –

You can see this talk and the discussion that followed on Youtube at