- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 28 Jan 2021
We were hoping to make it an A-Z, but don’t seem to have anything beginning with ‘A’, so B-Z will have to do.
“Sustainability in building developments must be considered from the very earliest stages. Once a decision has been made to build a new building, as opposed to say, changing working practices or refurbishing an existing building, a significant commitment to consume resources has already been made. Designers and contractors may be able to help limit consumption, but they cannot change the overall commitment. This consumption can be even more significant if the client decides to relocate, with the impact this has for their staff, maybe meaning they have to move house or change travel plans. These decisions are often made outside of any environmental assessment process....” Read more…
And there are lots more on specific subjects:
- Changing lifestyles
- Climate Change Act
- Code for Sustainable Homes
- Consequential improvements
- Deleterious materials
- Environmental impact assessment
- Environmental plan
- Geothermal pile foundations
- Mean Lean Green
- Site waste management plan
- Smart cities
- Sustainable materials
- Sustainable urban drainage systems
- Thermal comfort
- Zero carbon homes
- Zero carbon non-domestic buildings
Have a look in the sustainability category for the full list.
If you've been to Ecobuild, why not read one or two before you go, and maybe write one or two when you come back – this is a wiki site after all.
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