How to heat Edinburgh buildings in 2030? LHEES Consultation

29jan5:30 pm8:30 pmHow to heat Edinburgh buildings in 2030? LHEES ConsultationLearn about City of Edinburgh plans for cutting emissions and safely keeping buildings warm - matters affecting all citizens & organisations OrganiserClean Heat Edinburgh ForumUniversity of Edinburgh DHT Room LG.11, 40 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JX5:30 pm - 8:30 pm(GMT+00:00) Event TypeClimate Action,Meeting,Mobilisation & Outreach,Workshop & TrainingThemeCommunity,Energy & Renewables,Governance & Just Transition,Networking & Community Engagement

Event Details

Citizens, community led groups, voluntary organisations, responsible people and elected representatives in both private and public bodies …

YOU are invited to a Consultation Workshop on the draft Edinburgh Local Heat & Energy Efficiency Strategy (LHEES) and draft Delivery Plan 2024-28

6.00pm – 8.30pm Mon 29 Jan University of Edinburgh, LG11, 40 George Sq EH8 9JX ONLINE.

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5.30pm Doors open / Refreshments and drinks / Networking

6.00pm Registration

6.30pm Welcome – Dr Ellen Grünewald, Director, Porty Community Energy

6.35pm Context / The need for change: UN and Scot Gov approach – Drew Murphy, Team Leader, Local Heat Planning, Scottish Government

6.45pm Outline of proposals – Hilary Blackman, Energy Officer, CEC LHEES Office

7.00pm Introductions to the three Breakout groups:

  1. Insulation & Ventilation – approaches to retrofit for buildings
  2. Heat Pumps – for individuals or a group of homes
  3. Heat Networks – building on the experience of others

7.15pm Discussions in Breakout groups – for beginners and those already engaged

8.15pm Sharing of key questions emerging / comments on draft documents

8.25pm Final word and next steps – close at 8.30pm

NOTE: This is an Information Event – where ideas will be shared and further questions identified. Lots to learn and get our heads round!

Zoom link will be shared with you beforehand and participants join at 6.30pm.

Invitations extended to all members of Edinburgh’s Community Councils, CHEF, ECCAN, EdinBRIC, Porty Community Energy, Heritage bodies and civil society organisations.



(Monday) 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm(GMT+00:00)


University of Edinburgh DHT Room LG.11

40 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JX