Implementing Greener Regulations for Construction


Understanding new and updated green regulations in order to embrace sustainability and achieve the Government´s green targets…

Is sustainable building really possible? In the Code for Sustainable Homes what does ‘zero carbon’ mean? What do construction professionals need to know to achieve sustainability and not fall foul of the rules?

Government is encouraging the built environment to innovate in order to achieve its green targets. Allied with this the Code for Sustainable Homes, BREEAM 2008 and environmental clauses in contracts are putting increasing pressure on the industry to embrace sustainability and accept corporate social responsibility. This seminar will discuss how these new and updated regulations and guidance are affecting the everyday efforts of construction and design professionals

Speakers include:

  • Tom Woolley, Professor of Architecture, Centre for Alternative Technology
  • Martin Townsend, Director of BREEAM, BRE Global
  • Jerry Percy, Head of Sustainability, Gleeds
  • Professor Sandy Halliday, Principle Gaia Research, Gaia Group

Price: £125 + VAT

Special offer: Save £75 when you book all three NBS seminars on sustainable construction.

For further information about the NBS Seminar Series, including full seminar content and how to register, please visit the or call Paul Evans on 0191 244 5723.