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April 8, 2022

Interview with the Expert: A discussion with Naveed Chaudhry, Co-Founder & Head of The Greenhouse at the Centre for Climate Change Innovation

What does it take to win a place on one of London’s top climate-change accelerators?
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April 6, 2022

Why is Wood So Good?

The Beauty of Timber in Construction
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April 4, 2022

White Paper

How carbon emissions from the built environment can be controlled and mitigated by a government endorsed voluntary certification programme.
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March 9, 2022

Interview with Amie Shuttleworth

In the first of a new series of interviews for the Construction Carbon blog, we caught up with Amie Shuttleworth, Founder and Director of sustainability consultancy Shuttleworth Waite Limited.
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March 9, 2022

UK politicians are not moving fast enough to regulate embodied carbon emissions

The Government’s recent uplift to building regulations Part L has fuelled disappointment across the construction sector. The UKGBC’s reaction came as: “details missing which could and should have clarified what more will be done to deliver net zero buildings by 2050”.
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March 9, 2022

Interview with Simon Sturgis

In the second of a new series of interviews for Construction Carbon’s blog, we caught up with Founder and Chair of Whole Life Carbon Network and built environment expert, Simon Sturgis.
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March 9, 2022

The race to net zero

29 years. This is how long the construction industry has, at the very maximum, to reach net zero emissions.
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March 9, 2022

Embodied Carbon And The Race To Net Zero

Embodied carbon is fast becoming a hot topic. For years the construction industry has worked towards energy efficiency, regulating in-use building emissions such as heating and water.
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March 9, 2022

An unbalanced market

Saying that the path leading to full decarbonization of the built environment is impervious would be an understatement. Especially for what concerns the stretch leading to the neutralization of embedded carbon.
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March 9, 2022

Can Concrete ever be Clean?

Concrete, by definition, is the most popular material in construction. It is also responsible for a shocking seven percent of global emissions. It is not emission intensive to produce; the extent to which it is used, however, makes it incredibly polluting.
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March 9, 2022

How well insulated are British homes?

The discussion surrounding energy efficiency in homes in the UK continues to be widely debated. Here, Construction Carbon looks at current forms and alternative ways to insulate our dwellings.
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March 9, 2022

Modular Homes: A way for the future

This week, Construction Carbon explore modular homes and offsite building – a highly efficient and less wasteful approach to construction.
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March 9, 2022

Carbon Washing: Why Net Zero and Other Industry Terms Are Still Causing Confusion

As society becomes increasingly aware of the devastating effects of global warming and the collective efforts needed to drive down harmful emissions, we are presented with an abundance of new terminologies to describe environmental issues.