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Cities

Brighton Leading the Way to a Net Zero Future

Brighton Leading the Way to a Net Zero Future According to multiple reports, Brighton appears to be the UK city that is leading the way to a Net Zero future. The seaside city in East Sussex has so far delivered on its promises to achieve the agenda which was set out by the UN’s Paris Agreement in 2015.A Brighton Chamber group known as ‘The Net Zero Champions’ was set up […]

todayAugust 12, 2022 24 1 4

Biodiversity

Biodiversity Roundtable With Claire Wansbury, Award-Winning Ecologist & Associate Director at Atkins

Pre-COP15 Biodiversity Roundtable With Claire Wansbury, Award-Winning Ecologist & Associate Director at Atkins 11th October at 12 noon GMT (TBC) Led By Claire Wansbury, our Roundtable will include delegates with the below profiles in order to discuss the issues from as many relevant perspectives as possible. The Roundtable is timed to focus on the hopes and expectations of COP15 in December 2022, specifically how these relate to the built environment […]

todayAugust 8, 2022 778 66 61

Episode 38 Footprint+ bonus special 2 with interviews from the event

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Episode 39: Footprint+ bonus special 2 with interviews from the event

Episode 39: FOOTPRINT+ Bonus 2 With Interviews From The Event The inaugural FOOTPRINT+ was a huge success and we were delighted to be there as a media partner. This bonus episode wraps up the series of super interviews that we recorded at the event. If you missed any interviews from the event you can catch up on previous specials one, two, three and four. Plus the first bonus special is available here. Jason Horner, Head […]

todayAugust 3, 2022 150 3 3

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Podcasts

Episode 38: The Power of Modular Construction During a Crisis

Episode 38: The Power of Modular Construction During a Crisis In this episode, Steve Randall speaks to Sam Whitworth and Maddie Podstada of Stelling Properties Limited. Steve was also given a tour around the Stelling Properties factory and himself and Pete the Builder discuss modular construction. If you have an interest in modular construction or you want to hear how it is being used to aid civilians fleeing the conflict […]

todayJuly 28, 2022 169 4 8

FOOTPRINT+ Brighton 7th to 9th June 2022

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Episode 37: Footprint+ bonus special 1 with interviews from the event

Episode 37: FOOTPRINT+ Bonus 1 With Interviews From The Event We enjoyed bringing you recorded interviews from Footprint+ so much that we have decided to bring you a bonus episode! If you missed any interviews from the event you can catch up on previous specials one, two, three and four. To kick off this bonus episode, Pete the Builder spoke to Andrew Waugh about using timber in construction Andrew Waugh, […]

todayJuly 14, 2022 411 19 16

Constructive Voices Radio Ep 32 FOOTPRINT+ Special 1

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Stuart McLaren – Net Zero Infrastructure Director – SNC Lavalin

Stuart McLaren is the Net Zero Director for Infrastructure at Atkins. He was a chairperson at the event. His talk was entitled Decarbonising your estate. All the challenges to achieving a Net-Zero carbon future are present in a mixed-asset estate. Buildings of all ages, many of them historic with many functions, make planning and decision-making around carbon reduction complex. New builds must be balanced with refurbishment and energy provision and […]

todayJuly 12, 2022 168 13 15

FOOTPRINT+ Brighton 7th to 9th June 2022

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Paul Sullivan – ISG

Our next guest is Paul Sullivan. Pete the Builder spoke to him about the challenges of labour shortages in the construction industry Paul is the Divisional Commercial Director for the ISG Agility team. He delivers high-quality fit-out and refurbishment projects in London and the southeast. With over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, Paul specialises in the interior and refurbishment sectors. Paul personally believes that a key challenge […]

todayJuly 12, 2022 129 12 6

Ziad Asmar Pinnacle Consulting Engineering

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Ziad Asmar, Senior Structural Engineer at Pinnacle Consulting Engineers

Ziad Asmar is a Senior Structural Engineer at Pinnacle Consulting Engineering Ltd. He believes that people are open to new ideas to reach the Net-Zero future goals despite a possible increase in costs. However, we will only see a real change when new regulations are set. “Cost is a very big factor but once it is forced and regulated that is when we are going to see a big change”

todayJuly 12, 2022 128 11 13

Sharon Finn, Steve Randall and Peter Finn Constructive Voices Radio FOOTPRINT+

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Nick Hillard – Tide Construction

Nick Hillard is the ESG lead at Tide Construction. He was a keynote speaker at the event. His talk was entitled MMC delivers massive carbon savings. Following post-construction evaluation and analysis by esteemed academic researchers, there is evidence that in the examples of George Street and The Valentine developed by Tide Construction and Vision Modular Systems design by HTA Design LLP, a significant reduction in embodied carbon emissions was achieved in […]

todayJuly 12, 2022 80 3

philip steele constructive voices

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Philip Steele – Octopus Energy

Philip Steele is the Future Technologies Evangelist at Octopus Energy. He is instrumental in driving innovation in areas such as time-of-use tariffs, export tariffs, Smart Energy connected products & services and grant-funded R&D projects. As fossil fuel energy is one of the world’s biggest polluters if we have any hope of reaching a Net-Zero carbon future we need to change the energy system on a global scale. Octopus Energy Generation […]

todayJuly 12, 2022 16 2

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