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.
Concrete's ability to provide passive cooling is widely applied in both new and refurbished buildings; this guide explains thermal mass and its advantages.
This guide sets out how concrete's attributes can be used to minimise CO2 emissions.
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This publication assists engineers in understanding the common challenges of building tall.
An all-you-need-to-know guide on the specification of sustainable concrete.
Gives likely structural options for a concrete frame, with useful points to note - written by engineers for engineers.
This document provides information on the material and resource efficiency of concrete and masonry.
This publication widens the understanding of post-tensioned floor construction and illustrates the considerable benefits.
This publication seeks to provide information for structural engineers who are designing tall buildings in concrete.
The buildings from 70 years of Concrete Quarterly.