Engineers must reduce the environmental impacts of their work, but first we need to measure them accurately using Life Cycle Assessment.
This second session explains how to use the IStructE tools to do so, how to inform our clients of the results, and how to influence them to choose lower impact alternatives.
Tom Harley-Tuffs MIStructE is a Principal Sustainability Consultant in Ramboll UK's Sustainable Solutions team
Tom is a Chartered Structural Engineer, a member of the IStructE Sustainability Panel and has over 10 years’ experience working in the UK and Singapore. He leads Ramboll UK’s building Life Cycle Assessment team.
Tom is passionate advocate of sustainable design, with much of his recent work focusing on how to create Net Zero Carbon buildings (both embodied in the materials and over the life of the building in operation).
Tom is recognised as a company expert in building Life Cycle Assessments and in timber engineering.