Route to Low Carb Construction

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  • Introduce concept, develop on flipcharts,
  • 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
  • Develop the triple bottom line approach on flipcharts before showing this slide. Use a project as an example, or elements of sust construction, where do they sit ? What is truly sustainable (ie hits the centre overlap) give examples
  • Explain the thinking behind each of these , provide the science and pro/anti views Discussion, exercises
  • USA green def - discuss - pull apart of flipchart
  • Big exercise, working in groups /pairs, examples of each rung of the ladder. Discuss as a whole group. Each delegate to do a where are we , record After lunch exercise, elevator pitch for business case.
  • Big exercise, working in groups /pairs, examples of each rung of the ladder. Discuss as a whole group. Each delegate to do a where are we , record
  • Talk through, record examples on flip
  • Talk through, record examples on flip
  • Discuss defintion of zero carbon and the construction sector influence
  • Where to go , talk through , discuss importance of blogs etc
  • Route to Low Carb Construction

    1. 1. IBE FAIRSNAPE GREEN BUILD INSTITUTE ROUTE TO ZERO CARB martin brown CONSTRUCTION e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    2. 2. MEASURING UNDERSTANDING IMPROVING INTRODUCING CONSTRUCT CO2
    3. 3. www.constructco2.com
    4. 4. LOW OR ZERO CONSTRUCTION PLAN PART OF A CARBON CONTROLLED DIET
    5. 5. Sustainable Action Zero Carbon Plan Template Zero Waste Sustainable Transport Local and Sustainable Supply Local and Sustainable Food Sustainable Water Culture and Heritage Natural Habitat and Wildlife Equity and Fairtrade Health and Happiness Training Legislation martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    6. 6. Route2Zero martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    7. 7. Low Carbon Construction Plan
    8. 8. UNDERSTANDING APPROACHES TO SUSTAINABILITY GREY TO GREEN
    9. 9. 1987 "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 martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    10. 10. 2010 compromised? martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    11. 11. martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    12. 12. Sustainability @ROOTSCOYO martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    13. 13. What has changed – why the urgency now? • Peak oil • Exceeding our ecological footprint • Global warming • Global In-balance • From 450ppm to 350ppm • Struggling to keep within +2C martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    14. 14. Engineering a low carbon built environment martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    15. 15. martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    16. 16. Engineering a low carbon built environment martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    17. 17. USGBC Green Building Reduce the overall impact of the built environment on health and natural environment through: Efficiently using resources, energy and water Protecting occupant health and improving productivity Reducing waste, pollution and environmental degradation martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    18. 18. WHERE ARE YOU NOW EXERCISE ARE YOU READY
    19. 19. Sustainable Construction Learning from failures Sharing best practice Ladder of Sustainable Reporting progress Construction Setting and achieving targets Stakeholder engagement Clear business case for sustainable construction Monitoring and observing performance Understanding Best Practice Policy and Strategy for Sustainable Construction Awareness and understanding Unsustainable Construction martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    20. 20. Sustainable Construction Apply Plan Do Check EVERYWHERE Present, publish, blog, newsletters Ladder of Sustainable Internally, Externally, Construction Simple, key, indicators, waste, carbon, costs Step by Step Involve those who work on our behalf transition to a resilient Write, why? benefits, sustainable construction Start measuring, waste, carbon, energy, future Translate, use, apply, trial Write, communicate, promote, leader role model Attend, read, search, discuss, online Unsustainable Construction martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    21. 21. KEY SUSTAINABILITY AND BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT INDICATOR WHY FOCUS ON CARBONS
    22. 22. "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“ P a u l M o r r e l l
    23. 23. CASH IS KING CARBON IS QUEEN
    24. 24. 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 martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    25. 25. but only 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 martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    26. 26. martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    27. 27. WALK THROUGH HOW TO MEASURE, UNDERSTAND AND IMPROVE USING CONSTRUCT CO2
    28. 28. Switch to constructco2 live online WWW.CONSTRUCTCO2.COM
    29. 29. LOW CARBON CONSTRUCTION ACTION PLAN IMPROVING CONSTRUCTION CARBONS
    30. 30. 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) martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    31. 31. CARBON POSITIVE CONSTRUCTION THINKING BEYOND THE CARBONS
    32. 32. @ROOTSCOYO martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    33. 33. martin brown e: fairsnape@gmail.com t: @fairsnape
    34. 34. CONSTRUCTCO2.COM IBE FAIRSNAPE GREEN BUILD INSTITUTE @CONSTRUCTCO2 @FAIRSNAPE @GREENBUILDERS SUMMARY REFERENCES CONTACTS
    35. 35. ROUTE TO PRESENTATION DEVISED BY ZERO CARB CONSTRUCTION MARTIN BROWN @FAIRSNAPE

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