The Panel promotes effective industry-wide initiatives on sustainable construction in conjunction with other construction sector bodies. The Panel works with the Climate Emergency Task Group to support the Institution's sustainability agenda, through the development of tools and guidance on relevant topics. Topics may include:
The constitution of the Panel aims to reflect the diversity of the Institution's membership and to provide different perspectives.
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A technical debate around practical approaches towards implementing the circular economy within structural engineering and the construction industry.
Arup has conducted a review of European manufacturers’ CLT and glulam Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs). The review demonstrates that the currently adopted industry average carbon factors for CLT and glulam have reduced when compared with factors from the Inventory of Carbon and Energy database (ICE database).
The executive summary from a 2020 Research Award winning project.
Hear from the engineer behind the Structural Award-winning Newquay Harper Footbridge project - and get into the mindset of only doing what is necessary.
The poster of the 2021 Coolest Concrete Award winner, Robin Oval, Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of Cambridge.
This guide explains why overdesign is so prevalent, its impact on material consumption and CO2 emissions, and provides five key actions you can take now, to reduce the carbon your projects produce.
Learn how to avoid unintended consequences to buildings in accordance with the 2022 changes to the Building Regulations.
This one-day online course introduces timber as an engineering material, with a focus on its use in historic structures. It covers non-destructive techniques for condition assessment and strategies for the reuse of heritage structures.
This course is designed to enable you to design structures with net zero emissions. Delivered as a series of interactive online sessions across five weeks.
This one-day, online course is designed to offer an understanding of structural engineering in relation to buildings to construction industry professionals.
This one-day, online advanced practical workshop will teach complex timber engineering through worked examples. It encourages problem-solving through teaching tools and group discussion.
This one-day, online course offers an introduction to timber design to Eurocode 5.
This one-day, online, practical course introduces timber connections in detail and several other advanced topics in timber design to Eurocode 5.
This one-day, online course examines changes between BS 5950 and Eurocode 3. The emphasis is on buildings and the provision of general rules for buildings of EN 1993-1-1 and design of joints to EN 1993-1-8.