Sustainability Series: Low Carbon Precast Concrete and Masonry (Week 6)

Recorded:Monday 14 November 2022
Presented by:Elaine Toogood, The Concrete Centre; Dr Hafiz Elhag, MPA Precast; Will Wild, Arup; Teni Ladipo, Buro Happold; Jonathan Dodd, Ibstock; Chris Griffiths, Marshalls; Ian St. Hilaire, SigmaRoc
CPD:1 hours

Precast concrete and masonry products are factory-produced and this provides built in material efficiency, which is important in managing carbon, but there are more opportunities to explore. This webinar focuses on the latest product developments using lower carbon concrete mixes, looks at calculating embodied carbon of cladding and facades, as well as reporting on the sector’s carbon reduction progress. 

Presentations include:
Welcome and introduction - Elaine Toogood, Director, Architecture and Sustainable Design, The Concrete Centre

Precast and masonry sector carbon reduction - Dr. Hafiz Elhag, Sustainability Manager - Concrete Products, MPA Precast

Calculating the embodied carbon of facades - Will Wild, Senior Engineer, Arup & Teni Ladipo, Façade Consultant, Buro Happold

Panel: Latest low carbon precast and masonry products

  • Ibstock - Jonathan Dodd, Group Technical Manager
  • Marshalls - Chris Griffiths, Head of Product Sustainability
  • SigmaRoc - Ian St.Hilaire, Technical Sustainability Director

Q&A session