Net Zero by Design with BEAMA at InstallerSHOW 2022

21–23, June 2022, NEC Birmingham


BEAMA will be hosting a series of panels on Net Zero
Join BEAMA at this years InstallerSHOW taking place from June 21st to June 23rd at the NEC Birmingham

300 exhibitors, 10,000 visitors and 100 speakers. That’s what you can expect at what is now seen as the definitive industry event for plumbing, heating and electrical professionals.

Every year, thousands of installers come to speak with leading manufacturers, see what’s new, learn new skills and understand how to thrive in their roles.

The InstallerSHOW has big plans for 2022. Moving to their new home at the NEC allows them to showcase even more exhibitors, world class speakers and more of the things that have given them the reputation of hosting THE “great industry get-together”.

The InstallerSHOW will be at Birmingham NEC from 21st to 23rd June

This year InstallerSHOW will feature elemental theatres – providing quality content and debate focusing on net zero solutions in heat, water, air, and energy. This feature will welcome a whole new audience group to InstallerSHOW. We’re specifically targeting decision-makers from local authorities, social housing, house builders and developers, M&E contractors and Building services engineers.

BEAMA will be hosting one of these elemental theatres across the three day event. Each day we will be presenting a number of panels, each with experts from different fields looking at some of the most discussed topics in our industry.

Details and confirmed speakers for all three days are below.

Tuesday 21st June - The Future of Heating

Net Zero – what is the future of heating?

There is a lot of uncertainty and misinformation about the move to low carbon heating, today we aim to get a clearer picture on the current way forward and the reality of low carbon heating installations today. What more needs to be done and how can we drive this forward as an industry working closely with government?

  • Will Humphreys - Head of Strategy Implementation, Heat and Buildings at BEIS
  • Martyn Bridges - Director of Marketing and Technical Support at Worcester Bosch Group
  • Neil Preston - Regional Head of Sales North & North Wales at Glen Dimplex Heating and Ventilation

Heat pumps – Pathway for Installers

With heat pumps becoming a more common addition to new homes, the panel will discuss ways to help installers with this technology, share experience of heat pump installations and look at training opportunities.

  • John Felgate - Head of Technical at Stiebel Eltron UK Ltd
  • Neil Preston - Regional Head of Sales North & North Wales at Glen Dimplex Heating and Ventilation
  • Clayton Browne - Director at CB Heating

Hi-tech Housing - How can we make this work?

Integration of renewables, energy storage, smart technology, IOT devices, EV charging and grid flexibility. What's the potential? The panel will look at the advances that have been made in technology in our housing.

  • Richard Halsey - Director at Energy Systems Catapult
  • James Harrow - Chief Devices Officer at Green Energy Options (geo)
  • Mark Barson - Systems and Future Product Portfolio Manager at Vaillant Group

Heating Controls - Is Boiler Plus the best we can do?

What can better technologies delivery? Can we improve on the current boiler plus? Following the publication of the BEAMA heating controls manifesto, we will take a close look at the future of the controls market and opportunities for consumers and its contribution to Net Zero.

  • Richard Burrows - Director at Mid Wales Plumbing & Heating Supplies
  • Remi Volpe - Vice President & General Manager, Residential Temperature Controls at Schneider Electric
  • Colin Timmins - Director of Technology Sectors at BEAMA
  • Fausto Grilo - Product Development Manager at ESI Controls Ltd


Wednesday 22nd June - Changes to the Building Regulations

Will Building Regulations Deliver Net Zero

How successful are the 2022 Building Regulations and the planned 2025 Future Homes Standard likely to be in delivering net zero homes and health and wellbeing for their occupants? What are the challenges and potential unforeseen consequences of the regulatory approach that will need to be overcome?

  • Christopher Gaze - Director at Future Homes Hub
  • Colin Timmins - Director of Technology Sectors at BEAMA
  • Richard Whittaker - Director of Development at Citzen Housing
  • Oliver Novakovic - Technical and Innovation Director at Barratt Developments

New Part L Regulations for Existing Homes - Optimising Heating Systems and making them fit for the Future

Water treatment, balancing, low temperature systems, heat loss calculations. What does the new Part L actually mean for installers and how far can we expect compliance to drive a significant improvement in the efficiency of systems?

  • Dr. Neil Watson - Director of Strategy at ADEY
  • Rob Berridge - Director at
  • Jo Alsop - Founder of The Heating Hub
  • Stephanie Allchurch - Product Development Manager at Altecnic

New Part L and Part F Regulations - How will New Homes adapt to meet the Net Zero challenge?

Hear from developers and specialists on how they will be applying the new regulations, in particular for Net Zero ready heating systems and healthy homes. Are we likely to see enough of a step change towards the Future Homes Standard?

  • Richard Whittaker - Director of Development at Citzen Housing
  • Richard Paine - Product and Marketing Director at Volution Ventilation UK
  • Amy Collins - External Affairs & Public Policy Manager at Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation
  • James Healey, UK Acoustics Director at AESG


Thursday 23rd June - Net Zero Homes

Retrofitting Existing Buildings for Net Zero

Many believe retrofit is not happening fast enough to meet Net Zero. Are there too many barriers and how can we accelerate retrofit opporutnities to help consumers manage rising energy prices? Today we focus on this important issue and speak to experts on the opportunities and barriers.

  • Dave Farmer - Energy House Research Fellow, School of Science, Engineering & Environment at University of Salford
  • Maria Dutton - Associate at Green Finance Institute
  • Dr. Howard Porter - CEO at BEAMA
  • Simon Ayres, CEO at Trustmark

Innovation for Energy Efficiency Retrofits

With pressure growing on the need to reduce customer energy bills the drive for efficiency in buildings has never been greater. Here we take a look at new innovations including underfloor heating, storage and more.

  • Johan di Plessis - Founder & CEO at tepeo
  • Mike Pyke, Chief Technology Officer here at Chameleon Technology

Electrification - Building a Safe, Reliable Infrastructure

Join our panel of experts when we discuss the future of electrification in UK homes, smart meter rollout, consumer energy centres, 3-phase supplies, smart systems and their role in the electrification of heat and transport.

  • Martyn Allen - Technical Director Electrical at Safety First
  • Keiran Whyte - Category Manager at Schneider Electric
  • Peter White - System Development Engineer at Western Power Distribution
  • John Felgate - Head of Technical at Stiebel Eltron UK Ltd
  • Luke Osborne ,Energy & Emerging Technologies Solutions Advisor ECA