Understanding embodied and operational carbon

Author: John Orr and Beth Williams

Date published

30 October 2020

Price
Free
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Understanding embodied and operational carbon

Guidance
Date published

30 October 2020

Author

John Orr and Beth Williams

Price

Free

Author

John Orr and Beth Williams

This video resource features two presentations. How to calculate embodied carbon and Balancing embodied and operational carbon.

Recorded at the Climate Emergency Conference 2020: Sustainable design in a climate emergency.
 

Understanding carbon

About the speakers

John Orr
John is University Lecturer and EPSRC Early Career Fellow at the University of Cambridge. John’s teaching and research are closely linked to sustainable construction and improving construction sector productivity. John several funded research projects and has built a team of 14 around his vision for optimisation of existing and future infrastructure by learning from real performance. He is a member of the IStructE Sustainability Panel and was elected to IStructE Council in 2020.

Beth Wiliams
Beth graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2011 having studied Structural Engineering and Architecture. Beth has worked in architectural and engineering practices in Sheffield, Gloucestershire and now Bristol, working on projects ranging from domestic extensions to new build sports halls and high security NHS facilities. Now a Chartered Engineer, Beth specialises in timber engineering and low-energy construction. Beth is a Certified PassivHaus Designer and Local Group Leader for the AECB, and is passionate about making low-energy building available to all.
 

Additional information

Format:
Video
Video Length:
00:37:00
Publisher:
IStructE

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Guidance Climate change Video IStructE London HQ Carbon

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