Reducing Carbon and Improving Building Energy Performance



Alasdair Donn, Head of Building Performance (Group Sustainability) at Willmott Dixon discusses how Climate Change is often referred to as “the greatest challenge of our time” and urgent action is needed to drastically reduce global emissions by 2030. The construction industry must work to achieve a net zero carbon built environment and energy efficiency is a vital part.

He covers why building energy performance matters and carbon management should be high on the agenda, energy performance monitoring and optimisation processes including renewable/low carbon energy technologies and performance factors for homes and other building types, Passivhaus building design and Soft Landings strategies, costs versus benefits and client/contractor drivers and the future – decarbonising the grid and energy innovation projects.




Sustainable Construction and Development

CIOB Conservation Conference

New ideas for tough times

The theme of this year's annual conference is balancing conservation needs against rising costs. It is ideal for professionals involved in historic or traditional buildings as well as homeowners who are embarking on their own project.

We have drawn together leading experts from the UK and Europe who will give delegates the inside track on how these projects were successfully delivered and how they can apply what was learned to their own decision making.