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Measuring, Understanding and Improving Construction related CO2 with constructco2

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

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  • 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. Is global warming real?
  • 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?
  • 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
  • 7. 2010 compromised? t: @fairsnape martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com advocate for improvement and innovation in the built environment
  • 8. Engineering a low carbon built environment
  • 9. GREY TO GREEN UNDERSTANDING APPROACHES TO SUSTAINABILITY
  • 10. Sustainability … Grey to Green
  • 11. WHY FOCUS ON CARBONS KEY SUSTAINABILITY AND BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT INDICATOR
  • 12.  
  • 13.
            • CASH IS
            • KING
            • CARBON
            • IS QUEEN
  • 14. "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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 17. INTRODUCING CONSTRUCT CO2 MEASURING UNDERSTANDING IMPROVING
  • 18. www.constructco2.com
  • 19. USING CONSTRUCT CO2 WALK THROUGH HOW TO MEASURE, UNDERSTAND AND IMPROVE
  • 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
  • 21. IMPROVING CONSTRUCTION CARBONS LOW CARBON CONSTRUCTION ACTION PLAN
  • 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)
  • 23. THINKING BEYOND THE CARBONS CARBON POSITIVE CONSTRUCTION
  • 24. @ROOTSCOYO Carbon reduction model
  • 25.  
  • 26.
    • Low Carbon Transition Plan
    • - a business plan for construction.
    • For companies in construction, the task is three-fold:
    • to de-carbonise their own business, and to encourage the same habits throughout their supply chain
    • 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
    • to provide the infrastructure that will supply clean energy and support sustainable practices in other areas of the economy
    • IGT Report 2010
  • 27. To Action ! martin brown @fairsnape @constructco2 [email_address] [email_address]