We provide the connections, infrastructure and culture needed to solve the sector’s most pressing challenges. We bring together world-class academia, government bodies and industry at all levels to future-proof the commercial and environmental road forward for our sector.

BE-ST is the launchpad to a zero carbon built environment.

Formerly Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

Festival of the zero carbon built environment

BE-ST Fest 2022 is a month long festival showcasing best practice, new solutions, hands-on training, emerging opportunities and much more.

Join us at our Innovation Campus on Tuesday 25 October 2022 for our main conference and expo.

Hosted by:

  • Sara Edmonds, Lead Technical Consultant, BE-ST

Keynote speakers: 

  • Chris Stark, CEO, Climate Change Committee.
  • Christina Gaiger, Trustee, Edinburgh Architectural Association and former and President of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS).

Everyone understands the climate crisis we’re living in. By 2045 we need to decarbonise our entire built world.

Supporting your zero carbon journey

As a not-for-profit organisation, we're connected to over 50,000 businesses, organisations and individuals in the built environment ecosystem.

We can help your organisation:

  • Develop new products, business models and services.
  • Access funding streams.
  • Explore advanced equipment at our Innovation Factory.
  • Create scalable solutions to industry challenges.
  • Enhance knowledge and skills.

We are accelerating the built environment’s transition to zero carbon by 2045.

‘Accelerate to Zero’ is our sector-wide road map that we are building to ensure ready made, scalable solutions are available for any problems posed by building or retrofitting to zero carbon standards.

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