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The panel promotes effective industry-wide initiatives on sustainable construction in conjunction with other construction sector bodies.
With extensive experience of sustainability issues gained in practice, you will assist in developing useful guidance and updates to members.
You will attend four meetings a year and have full access to all related documents. You will undertake some work between meetings.
Participating in the panel is a great way to contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
We invite expressions of interest in panel membership each September, contacting all members except Student Members.
Contact the panel if you have questions about their work.
Explore our range of online traning, recorded lectures and up and coming events.
A resource designed to help you understand typical operating energy consumption of buildings and place embodied carbon in context.
Outlining the complex carbon costs of infrastructure schemes.
How the choice of materials should be balanced with other factors to achieve sustainable outcomes.
An introduction to embodied and operational carbon, with links to guides and tools.
The Institution's report on rating schemes for the sustainability assessment of structures.
Practical guidance for structural engineers on minimising waste in design and construction.
Nabil Shouki Otrie, of our Research Panel and Sustainability Panel, discusses how MOOCs can help future engineers achieve their educational and career development goals.
Signatories to the Structural Engineers Declare climate emergency initiative convened at IStructE headquarters on 17 October to discuss the next steps the profession must take to address the emergency.
Thermal mass is a term that describes the ability of a material to store heat. To be useful in the built environment they must also be able to absorb and release heat - at a rate roughly in step with a building’s daily heating and cooling cycle.