Submit an Abstract for ICARB 2023


Abstract submission are now open

Submit an Abstract for ICARB 2023


20th February – Call for Abstracts Opens

10th May– Call for Abstracts closed – Authors notified

30th March – Draft Papers Portal Opens

30th April – Draft Programme uploaded

13th June – Draft Paper Submissions deadline

30th June – Feedback by reviewers to all authors

15th August – Final Paper Deadline

30th August – Final Programme Uploaded

15th September – Book of Abstracts and Proceedings on-line

Any enquiries on the Abstract and Paper Submission Process should go to:


Delegates who have not paid their registration fee by the 15th August 2023 will not have their papers included in the final Programme and Proceedings.

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In exceptional circumstances people will be allowed to have their papers included as ‘Non-Attending Authors’ once the NAA fee of £200 has been paid. For further advice contact:


Abstracts should be ~200-250 words in length and can be submitted here.

  • Carbon Accounting Rules, Metrics, Definitions, Data and Benchmarks  
  • Case Studies of Zero Carbon Buildings / Communities  
  • Case Studies of GHG reduction Targeting, Budgeting, Planning, Assessment & Implementation Tools, Programmes, Methods, Models  
  • Energy Systems in Zero Carbon Communities 
  • Measuring GHG and Ozone Impacts of HVAC systems in Buildings 
  • New Metrics for Energy Sufficient Buildings, Behaviours and Comfort 
  • Retrofitting of Buildings 
  • Zero Carbon Cooling, Natural Ventilation, Thermal Mass, Shading, Planting etc. 
  • Zero Carbon Heating: Passive Solar Design, Insulation   
  • Correct Assessment of Biomass Heating in Buildings: GHGs and Health Impacts  
  • Low Carbon Fuels: Hydrogen and Nuclear 
  • Low Carbon Technologies: Heatpumps and Electric Cars 
  • Biomass in Energy Generation with and without BECCS 
  • Embodied Energy in Construction  
  • Standards, Rating and Performance Assessment for Buildings: Zero Carbon Standards + links to EPCs, PAS, BREEAM etc. Do they matter? 
  • Financing the Transition to Net Zero


Templates and details will be provided for Presentations once an Abstract has been accepted for the Conference.


Papers are preferred that are based on existing studies and related data. Authors are not encouraged to submit abstracts for papers that cover planned work and future projects.

Download the paper formatting guidelines here.


Copyright of the individual papers remains with the authors.

Copyright in the Contents, Design and Typological arrangement of the Proceedings publication rests with the Ecohouse Initiative Ltd.

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