Chair: Elaine Toogood, Director, Architecture and Sustainable Design, The Concrete Centre
Recognised construction details to reduce thermal bridging in homes: Colin Davis, Director, Studio Partington
Colin will introduce a new online tool, developed to help housing projects meet and exceed Building Regulations and provide improved energy efficiency. This new resource provides hundreds of detailed construction drawings using masonry, each variation provided with pre-calculated thermal bridging (PSI) values.
Innovations and initiatives to reduce carbon emissions – Panel discussion
- Lower carbon mortar project - Colum McCague, Technical Manager, MPA Cement
- Sustainable brickwork - Patrick Lewis, Technical Manager, Brick Development Association
- Innovation with blockwork - Steve Callow, Manager, Masonry & Concrete Products, MPA Masonry