- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 13 Feb 2020
Upfront emissions refers to: ‘The embodied carbon associated with building construction, including the extraction and processing of materials and the energy and water consumption in the production, assembly, and construction of the building. This is distinct from “in-use” and “end of life” stages.’
Ref Climate Emergency Design Guide: How new buildings can meet UK climate change targets, published by the London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI) in January 2020.
 Related articles on Designing Buildings Wiki
Featured articles and news
Insights from New York.
A quick introduction to a very complicated subject.
CIOB suggests the economic reach of construction is double the official figures.
The first US building to achieve BREEAM Outstanding In-Use.
70 buildings from 70 years of Concrete Quarterly. Book review.
Conserving the iron roof at the Albert Dock.
Delivering an infrastructure revolution.
The admissibility of evidence.
How many can you name? 37 anyone?
CIOB respond to the points-based system.
When is the weather considered 'exceptionally adverse'?