New report: the building and construction sector can reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050
Conference presentations on: Measuring the performance of our buildings and Cities with LEED, Exploring how buildings and transport can be connected to maximise the benefits of renewables, Looking at the full life cycle of buildings and what is now happening across Europe in the regulation of embodied impact.
The IGBC’s submission on the National Energy and Climate Plan 2021-2030
Session 2 – Fabric Efficiency, Thermal Bridging in nZEB – Follow this link to view Presenter: Andy Lundberg, Passivate What are the implications for additional insulation within the new Part L? What does this mean in terms of the different wall build ups. How can thermal bridge assessment help? ...
IGBC’s Submission Department of Housing’s DRAFT ‘Bringing Back Homes Manual for the reuse of existing buildings’
Presentations delivered at the Re-Source 2018 conference.
Towards a circular economy in Construction – Assessing low carbon, healthy, responsible products for the construction sector
Craig Jones Better Building 2012
Jamie Goggins presents research into embodied carbon calculations for Irish buildings at the Better Building Conference 2013
Sean Lockie of Faithful and Gould presents the RICS Guidance on measuring Embodied carbon of materials for Quantity Surveyors
The Inventory of Carbon and Energy (also know as the ICE database) is a free database for building materials which is free to download.
Evert Schut Senior advisor to the Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment’s presentation at the Better Building Conference in 2014 on Greening concrete in the Netherlands.
Guidance document from RICS for quantity surveyors on how to calculate embodied carbon for buildings
This publication from the Construction Products Association sets out guidance on the embodied impacts of materials.