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.
The buildings from 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.
This guide sets out how concrete's attributes can be used to minimise CO2 emissions.
This guide focuses on concrete and masonry housing, and presents requirements for Part L1A of the Building Regulations.
£55.00 + VAT
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.
A magazine to celebrate 10 years of the concrete industry sustainable construction strategy.
£30.00 + VAT
This publication summarises the material used in the design of reinforced and prestressed concrete bridges using Eurocode 2
This guide aims to enable designers to realise their aesthetic aspirations using concrete.
This publication widens the understanding of post-tensioned floor construction and illustrates the considerable benefits.