Clearview South July 2013 - Issue 140 - Page 26

DIARYDATES Clearview welcomes news of all your industry events. Solar Energy UK 2013 Retrofit South East & London Please send all details, complete with contact numbers and website addresses, to: Retrofit North East Civic Centre, Newcastle - 5 September 2013 Warm Up North, a partnership between five local authorities in the north east, will announce the preferred bidder as a single retrofit delivery partner in Spring 2013. This will lead to £200m in small works contracts. The event will consist of a conference for up to 200 delegates and supporting exhibition with a maximum of 30 exhibitions. The day is jam packed with presentations and workshops with time set aside to network and explore the exhibits and retrofit clinics. 8th October – 10th October 2013, The NEC, Birmingham The UK’s largest dedicated solar event. Solar power has proved to be the most successful of the microgeneration sectors incentivised under the feed-in tariff system, installing more than 120,000 systems to date. With the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and Green Deal on the horizon, these figures are set to rise, as solar thermal becomes a large part of the UK’s solar energy mix. Solar Energy UK 2013 will bring together all segments of the UK solar industry, targeting solar photovoltaics and solar thermal installations under the feed-in tariff, Renewable Obligation and the Green Deal. Business Design Centre, London - 29 November 2013 Driving retrofit in London is the ultimate prize, with more than 12 million homes in and around the capital requiring retrofit. After the successful delivery of the RE:NEW programme to deliver simple energy efficiency measures to households free of charge, London Mayor Boris Johnson has pledged to ‘drive large scale delivery over the next four years. The day is jam packed with presentations and workshops with time set aside to network and explore the exhibits and retrofit clinics. Fensterbau frontale 2014 2013 International Softwood Conference Retrofit Wales City Hall, Cardiff - 17 September 2013 Wales has a series of dynamic retrofit initiatives, most notably the Arbed Programme, which has already seen £68 million spent on retrofitting 7500 domestic properties across the nation. Arbed will continue to fund 10-20 schemes per year up to 2015, whilst the Welsh Assembly Government predict that around £1bn over the next decade is likely to be invested in to the energy performance of Welsh homes. The day is jam packed with presentations and workshops with time set aside to network and explore the exhibits and retrofit clinics. 14th – 18th October 2013, Edinburgh and Glasgow The Timber Trade Federation and Confor have announced that they will be co-hosting the 2013 International Softwood Conference from 14 – 18 October 2013, in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Visit the website - www. – for the full details. There are also a number of sponsorship opportunities surrounding all the events. ***Attendance of the Conference on 17/18 October is limited to members of the following organisations:- TTF, Confor, ETTF and EOS.*** For further information, attendance and sponsorship opportunities please call Jean Rennie on 0207 291 5372 or email: 26 – 29 March 2014, Nuremburg, Germany The wish for more sustainability and comfort continues to drive innovation in the window, door and facade construction sector. Architects, tradesmen, manufacturers and the trade meet at fensterbau/frontale to discuss how aesthetics and design trends can be reconciled with energy-efficient building. One main focus is on solutions for the automation of solar protection, locking systems or roller shutters. Some 99,000 visitors and 1,276 exhibitors in 2012 made fensterbau/frontale in combination with HOLZ-HANDWERK an impressive highlight for the industry. The new hall 3A will provide even more display space in 2014. glasstec 2014 TIMBER EXPO K 2013 24 & 25 September 2013, NEC Birmingham TRADA Technology has announced Timber Expo - the UK’s national timber event - will be relocating to the NEC Birmingham in September 2013, showcasing an expanded range of timber technologies and wood products together with the widest display of innovative applications for timber within the built environment. Entry to the exhibition is free- simply register at 16th – 23rd October 2013, Düsseldorf, Germany With over 3,000 exhibitors, K in 2013, the world’s largest plastics and rubber trade fair, will again be the undisputed flagship event of the industry and hence the ideal business and contact platform for inspirational ideas and forward-looking decisions. On over 168,000 sqm of net exhibition space in 19 exhibition halls, a comprehensive and clearly structured offering awaits you. 21 to 24 October 2014, Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre, Germany (Incorporating solarpeq – International Trade Fair for Solar Production Equipment) The world’s largest glass trade fair, glasstec stands out with its unique array of different ranges across all stages of the value chain as well as its versatile special themes and conferences. From June 2013 interested companies can register for glasstec 2014, which will once again become the global meeting point for decision-makers from throughout the “glass world”. 26 JUL 2013 To read more, visit