Tackling the challenge of commercial retrofits


20 September 2023

More than 150 consultants attended a seminar looking at the Net Zero challenge in commercial retrofits, hosted by Mitsubishi Electric at the Institute of Energy and Technology in London.

Senior stakeholders from the UK Green Building Council UKGBC), property developer Savills and the Supply Chain Sustainability School joined the manufacturer’s own experts in an event aimed specifically at consultants and specifiers who wanted to find out more about carbon reduction plans, with a particular focus on low carbon commercial retrofit.

Commercial Product Group Director Philip Ord started the presentations with an overview of Mitsubishi Electric’s journey to Net Zero, followed by UKGBC Special Advisor Anna Hollyman, who presented preliminary findings on the key opportunities and challenges of retrofit.

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The UKGBC will be producing a special cost evaluation study into commercial retrofit measures in the New Year to offer guidance and advice on how companies can best prepare for Net Zero.