Embodied Carbon Week

Danielle Wynn
Embodied Carbon Week (7-11 April) is an opportunity for anyone in the construction industry to come and listen and speak to leading experts in the field who are all gathered in the one place.

Embodied Carbon Week, championed by the UK Green Building Council is a significant calendar invitation for the built environment. The evolving Government requirements for measuring embodied carbon on all projects, means surveyors need more assistance and a greater depth of understanding of carbon and more importantly to understand how it can affect the sustainability of projects.

Embodied Carbon Week, championed by the UK Green Building Council is a significant calendar invitation for the built environment.

Sean Lockie, director of carbon and sustainability, will be sharing his expertise across four separate sessions, supporting the RICS, WRAP, RIBA and the UK Green Building Council. Sean's influence and knowledge of all things carbon is recognised across the industry. Sean's commitment to raising awareness of the importance of embodied carbon in the built environment and to aid industry understanding means he and his team work very closely with the RICS and UK Green Building Council.

Sean's influence and knowledge of all things carbon is recognised across the industry.

As part of this commitment Sean was commissioned by the RICS to address the issues of calculating embodied carbon, as required by the Government, in the production of a standard methodology. The consequent publication of this guidance not only allows surveyors to assess a building’s whole life carbon emissions around the world, but also confirms Sean as an industry expert at the forefront of embodied carbon.

In practice Sean and his team lead the field in delivering for clients. Most recently Faithful+Gould’s knowledge and advice led to Marks & Spencers Cheshire Oaks store being awarded 'Carbon Champion of the Year (overall winner)' at the CIBSE awards 2014.

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