Previous event recordings

Watch any previous event recordings for the Sustainabailty Series events below.

Kingston University Town House: A case study

Presented by: Jenny Burridge, Head of Structural Engineering, The Concrete Centre

This seminar will feature presentations by the architect, Grafton Architects, the structural engineer, AKTII and the frame contractor, PCE and will talk about the challenges and highlights.

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Specifying Concrete Q&A Panel

Presented by: Jenny Burridge, Head of Structural Engineering, The Concrete Centre

In this Q&A session, a panel of experts will respond to frequently asked questions, in regards to The Concrete Centre guide ‘Specifying Sustainable Concrete’. (Recorded June 2020)

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Thermal Mass Explained

Presented by: Tom De Saulles, The Concrete Centre

This webinar provides an introduction to thermal mass and its energy/carbon saving benefits. It will cover: What is thermal mass? How is it used? How is it measured and how much do you need?

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Understanding Low Carbon Concrete Seminar

Presented by: Guy Thompson, Director, Sustainability - Built Environment

This webinar aims to provide architects, engineers, contractors and sustainability consultants with a greater understanding of the range of low carbon concrete. (Recorded June 2020)

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Achieving cast in situ visual concrete

Presented by: Elaine Toogood, Head of Architecture, The Concrete Centre

This webinar gives practical guidance for the design and specification of visual cast in situ concrete, including mix and formwork selection, benchmarking and current standards. (Recorded13/05/2019)

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Concrete for a low carbon future

Presented by: Elaine Toogood, Head of Architecture, The Concrete Centre

This 30 minute webinar discusses: Concrete's role in building climate resilience; Innovations for low carbon cement and concrete; Reducing carbon today using concrete (Recorded 28/03/2020)

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Concrete framed buildings

Presented by: Jenny Burridge, Head of Structural Engineering, The Concrete Centre

This webinar highlights the benefits that concrete frames provide and explores frame options and their influence on cost, programme and efficiency. (Recorded 20/01/2020)

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Concrete offsite solutions

Presented by: Elaine Toogood, Head of Architecture, The Concrete Centre

This webinar gives an overview of the range of offsite solutions available in concrete in the UK, their benefits and guidance for design. (Recorded 04/02/2019)

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Fire resistance for property and life safety

Presented by: Tony Jones, Principal Structural Engineer, The Concrete Centre

Concrete has excellent capacity to withstand fire, protecting life safety and property. The webinar explains what to design for and how structures perform. (Recorded 05/08/2019)

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Introduction to Eurocode 2

Presented by: Jenny Burridge, Head of Structural Engineering, The Concrete Centre

This webinar introduces the basics and discusses some of the resources available to engineers looking to use the code. (Recorded 10/06/2020)

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Planning a basement for housing

Presented by: Elaine Toogood, Head of Architecture, The Concrete Centre

This presentation will help navigate through the essentials of site investigations, planning requirements and building regulations for basement construction for housing. (Recorded 07/10/2019)

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Post-tensioned (PT) concrete floors

Presented by: Paul Gregory, Structural Engineer, The Concrete Centre

PT concrete increases the benefits of a concrete-framed building with longer spans, reduced material usage and floor thickness. This webinar introduces the principles and benefits of PT concrete.

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Saving carbon now using concrete

Presented by: Elaine Toogood, Head of Architecture, The Concrete Centre

This webinar highlights specification and design strategies for cutting carbon now, whilst also saving carbon into the future. (Recorded 15/06/2020)

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Sustainable Schools

Presented by: Elaine Toogood, Head of Architecture, The Concrete Centre

This webinar explores the range of construction options available for the structure of schools using concrete - including offsite solutions – and considers their sustainability & performance benefits.

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Thermal Mass Explained

Presented by: Tom De Saulles, The Concrete Centre

This webinar provides an introduction to thermal mass and its energy/carbon saving benefits. It will cover: What is thermal mass? How is it used? How is it measured and how much do you need?

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Whole-life carbon and buildings

Presented by: Tom De Saulles, Building Physicist, The Concrete Centre

This webinar shows how to reduce the CO2 footprint of concrete buildings over their whole-life cycle. Examples for building design, in-use, long-life, re-use and at end-of-life. (Recorded 09/01/2020)

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