Construction Carbon Management - Introduction

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Measuring, Understanding and Improving Construction related CO2 with constructco2

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  • The classic, point of power of and also greenwash, have we achieved this? Exercise, results on flipchart, how have we comprised todays generation?
  • Spend time, discussing views of sustainability, examples of each , record on flipchart
  • Discuss defintion of zero carbon and the construction sector influence
  • Construction Carbon Management - Introduction

    1. 1. ROUTE TO ZERO CARB CONSTRUCTION IBE FAIRSNAPE GREEN BUILD INSTITUTE t: @fairsnape martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com advocate for improvement and innovation in the built environment
    2. 2. Is global warming real?
    3. 3. climate or weather
    4. 5. Climate Mitigation is any action taken to permanently eliminate or reduce the long-term risk and hazards of climate change to human life, property. Climate Adaptation refers to the ability of a system to adjust to climate change (including climate variability and extremes) to moderate potential damage, to take advantage of opportunities, or to cope with the consequences What are you doing?
    5. 6. "Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." Brundtland Commission 1987
    6. 7. 2010 compromised? t: @fairsnape martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com advocate for improvement and innovation in the built environment
    7. 8. Engineering a low carbon built environment
    8. 9. GREY TO GREEN UNDERSTANDING APPROACHES TO SUSTAINABILITY
    9. 10. Sustainability … Grey to Green
    10. 11. WHY FOCUS ON CARBONS KEY SUSTAINABILITY AND BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT INDICATOR
    11. 13. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CASH IS </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>KING </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CARBON </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IS QUEEN </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    12. 14. &quot;Getting carbon out of our lives, through every aspect of the economy is now a matter of legal obligation through the Climate Change Act. This presents the construction industry with a terrific opportunity - not just in terms of immediate business opportunities, but also as to our longer term standing in society and our attraction as a career of choice for young people who are increasingly engaged with this great challenge“ Paul Morrell
    13. 15. 95% of clients view carbon reduction as essential, very important or important over the next five years the client is creating the demand for low carbon construction
    14. 16. only but only 13% clients feel SME's understand the carbon agenda Carbon reduction is a huge opportunity for the built environment and not just a challenge John Alker @UKGBC
    15. 17. INTRODUCING CONSTRUCT CO2 MEASURING UNDERSTANDING IMPROVING
    16. 18. www.constructco2.com
    17. 19. USING CONSTRUCT CO2 WALK THROUGH HOW TO MEASURE, UNDERSTAND AND IMPROVE
    18. 20. Switch to constructco2 live online WWW.CONSTRUCTCO2.COM We Will Need: Postcodes Staff Visitors Operatives Travel Mode Energy Bills Material Delivery Notes Waste Locations
    19. 21. IMPROVING CONSTRUCTION CARBONS LOW CARBON CONSTRUCTION ACTION PLAN
    20. 22. one: more off site production two: more local sourcing of materials and contractors three: address business travel (via social media?) four: eliminate waste (not just reduce!) five: know your project carbon footprint to improve (using constructco2 or similar)
    21. 23. THINKING BEYOND THE CARBONS CARBON POSITIVE CONSTRUCTION
    22. 24. @ROOTSCOYO Carbon reduction model
    23. 26. <ul><li>Low Carbon Transition Plan </li></ul><ul><li>- a business plan for construction. </li></ul><ul><li>For companies in construction, the task is three-fold: </li></ul><ul><li>to de-carbonise their own business, and to encourage the same habits throughout their supply chain </li></ul><ul><li>to provide the owners and occupiers of both new and existing stock with buildings that emit less carbon in their construction, operation and decommissioning – saving them money in the process </li></ul><ul><li>to provide the infrastructure that will supply clean energy and support sustainable practices in other areas of the economy </li></ul><ul><li>IGT Report 2010 </li></ul>
    24. 27. To Action ! martin brown @fairsnape @constructco2 [email_address] [email_address]

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