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Implementing Net Zero Carbon in Practice Unit 1: Drivers, Benefits and Challenges

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Unit overview
This course considers carbon emissions and their mitigation in the built environment and transport to achieve net zero carbon. The UK Government and many other nations have committed to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. Because of these commitments, net zero carbon will become central to our work as engineers and technicians in the coming years. In this unit, we will discuss net zero carbon drivers and benefits, UK legislation, UK funding, and challenges and barriers, to provide an overall introduction to this course. All prices shown are exclusive of VAT which will be added at checkout.
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Partner Details BSSEC, Building Services Sustainability & Environmental Consultancy, is in the business of helping commercial organisations become more energy efficient. BSSEC was founded by current Executive Chairman Paul Bennett in 2005. Paul started his career as an electrician’s apprentice and has worked up to become a Chartered Engineer and board director of an international engineering business. Paul is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Director with more than 30 years’ experience in building services and renewables engineering design, contracting, maintenance and operation. Paul’s specialisms include low and zero carbon design and providing clients with pathways to achieve net zero carbon. Paul is a member of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), a fellow of the Energy Institute and a fellow of the Institute of Directors (IoD). Paul writes courses for the IET, IoD and Energy Institute on the subject of technology and career development.
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What you will learn
By the end of this unit, you will:

• Appreciate the key drivers and benefits for net zero carbon.
• Become familiar with current legislation and the legal frameworks in the UK for net zero carbon.
• Understand the level of investment from financial markets into net zero carbon.
• Understand the challenges and barriers that must be overcome in order to achieve net zero carbon.
Who should learn
This is structured as an introductory course and is suitable for all levels of professionals involved in the built environment, utility and transport sectors.