Accelerating retrofit projects in the public and private sector: How can research support the transformation
Date & Time
Wednesday, June 14, 2023, 9:15 AM - 9:40 AM
Natalie Voland Ursula Eicker

This session will explore how the private and public sector can collaborate to help accelerate the pace of deep retrofit projects in Canada. To illustrate, it will use the PLAN/NET ZERØ's pilot deep retrofit project as an example to demonstrate that, considering the urgency, the importance of adopting a startup mindset to get started and generate the change management required to achieve carbon neutrality. Taking some level of risk with an agile approach and putting your team into action with a common goal, even on small projects, is the most important step to mobilize key stakeholders.  It is by doing that we learn, and we need to learn fast.