Register now to attend Built Environment England and earn seven CPD hours

The Built Environment England Technical Conference will kickstart the regional series in June and feature a host of impressive speakers, including the recently appointed Deputy Chief Inspector of Buildings Chris Griffin-McTiernan. 

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Taking place at the University of Salford on 20 June, the conference will address the themes of Performance, Compliance and Safety and investigate key areas of the construction industry including the challenges of the new dutyholder regime and the journey to zero carbon. 

With less than one month to go, register now to hear Chris Griffin-McTiernan delivering the opening Keynote Address at the England event. 

As a representative from the BSR, Chris will discuss the latest updates on the establishment of the new BSR and expand on the new Building Regulatory Regime, including dutyholding responsibilities for those responsible for Higher Risk Buildings (HRBs) and registration of the Building Control profession. Chris will also join the Q&A session to address any questions.

The speaker programme is full of experts that will join Chris, speaking on other key areas of the industry. These include:

Bringing the Dutyholding Regime and Competence to Life

This session will explore in more detail the latest developments on the changing expectations for competency for professionals working in the built environment sector, and delve into the implications of the new Dutyholding Regime and the registration of Building Control Professionals.

  • Richard Harral – Technical Director – CABE
  • Jon Vanstone – Chair of the Interim Competence Committee
  • Ray Quinn – Regional Director and Chartered Engineer – BB7

Achieving Low or Zero Carbon in Practice

This session explores the practicalities of delivering low and zero-carbon buildings in our sector, the challenges of delivering the future homes standard for 2025, and how we can achieve it.

  • Professor Richard Fitton – School of Science Engineering and Environment
  • Hywel Davies – Technical Director – CIBSE
  • Oliver Novakovic – Technical and Innovation Group Director – Barratt Homes

Following the fourth and final session of the conference, there will be an opportunity to tour the Energy House 2.0 Project on the university campus – a world-leading energy performance test facility. The largest research facility of its kind, each of its two environmental chambers can accommodate two complete detached houses, enabling companies to innovate and develop low-carbon technologies. 

This is a unique opportunity to view an industry-leading project that is helping to shape the future of homebuilding and design.

Find out more and book your place now

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