BE-ST Fest

Festival of the zero carbon built environment

BE-ST Fest 2022 was our first annual festival of events showcasing best practice, new solutions, hands-on training, emerging opportunities and much more.

Our next BE-ST Fest Summit will be 1 November 2023. Watch this space for more announcements over the coming months. 

BE-ST Fest 22

BE-ST Fest ran from 3 October to 17 November and included 26 events, attended by 1500+ from across the sector in Scotland, UK and internationally. From Shetland to Hawick and even Budapest, it was a rich programme encompassing all aspect of a zero carbon built environment. 

Our main Summit was an inspiring day filled with fantastic speakers, over 30 demos and exhibitors from across the industry, a variety of workshops and other activity aimed at advancing our journey to zero carbon in the built environment. 

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Watch our morning Summit sessions

Exhibitors and demos

  • Innovative Wood Solutions
  • Timber Design Solutions
  • Building Point UK and Ireland
  • Kenoteq
  • Flexel
  • Building Research Solutions
  • Levenseat
  • Homag
  • Nilan
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • Balfour Beatty
  • Digitalnauts
  • Scott Parnell Ltd
  • NearHome
  • Transforming Timber
  • HeatSource
  • Bellrock Technology
  • PlusZero
  • Ecological Building Systems
  • ITW Construction Products
  • Sunamp
  • Lime Green
  • Architects Climate Action Network
  • Zero Ambitions Podcast
  • Loco Home Retrofit
  • PAUL Heat Recovery
  • Extend
  • Leitz
  • Glidevale Protect
  • Multiply
  • Low Carbon Learning
  • Make it Smart Hub
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Our impact










new audience attended

BE-ST Fest 22 was a powerful and insightful experience. It had the perfect blend of learning and empowerment, showcasing and participating. I left with a clear understanding of what I can do, as a construction professional, to contribute towards a more sustainable, smarter built environment. BE-ST Fest 22 - delegate