The Concrete Centre has a wealth of guidance that can inform the design of low energy buildings:
For housing there is also:
Also explore the links in this section for more information on embodied CO2 and operational/embodied CO2 for housing and structural frames.
An all-you-need-to-know guide on the specification of sustainable concrete.
This guide sets out how concrete's attributes can be used to minimise CO2 emissions.
The buildings from 70 years of Concrete Quarterly.
This publication widens the understanding of post-tensioned floor construction and illustrates the considerable benefits.
This guide focuses on concrete and masonry housing, and presents requirements for Part L1A of the Building Regulations.
Guidance on how concrete can be used to achieve credits under the latest version of BREEAM NC:2014.
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This publication assists engineers in understanding the common challenges of building tall.
A magazine to commemorate 70 years of Concrete Quarterly.
This guide focuses on the use of concrete at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre and its part in creating a low energy building.