Planned Obsolescence: Controlling the Small Stuff

Left hand side - single glazed cafe terrace with wall heater and plastic plants all from China with unlit LED lights. Right hand side - lighting dimmer controls in fault but obsolete within 15 years of installation
Jonathan Louth Architect & Wolfson Alumnus
Date 19/10/2021 at 12.00 - 19/10/2021 at 12.45 Where Lee Hall

COP26 at Wolfson: Technology & Nature Based solutions

Left hand side - single glazed cafe terrace with wall heater and plastic plants all from China with unlit LED lights. Right hand side - lighting dimmer controls in fault but obsolete within 15 years of installation

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Case study extracts on the theme of planned obsolescence, right-to-repair, regulation and enforcement, setting some points in motion for the Human Rights, Policy and Law themed day of COP26 at Wolfson on Thursday 21 Oct.

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What is the role of corporate vs government vs personal responsibility?

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Jonathan Louth, Wolfson IDBE Alumnus, will talk about energy infrastructure projects in existing buildings which are affected by technological change and obsolescence and discuss the small things we now take for granted that actually don't save energy

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