Environmental impact of buildings in sustainable construction
1 day training delivered by industry experts on waste and waste management in sustainable construction. Topics included in the day include:
a) Causes of climate change - the principal causes of climate change and the link between human activities and climate change.
b) Impact of climate change - outline the impact of climate change, energy resources and the potential impacts of energy or fuel shortage.
c) Carbon footprints - define ‘carbon footprints’, opportunities to reduce carbon footprint, calculate a carbon footprint and evaluate the results of the carbon footprint calculations.
d) International and national environmental legislation - legislation to reduce CO2 emissions, the effect legislation has on material specification.
At the end of the session all participants will be given access to our online resource centre with additional resources and links to continue developing your knowledge of this sustainable construction topic.