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Carbon reduction in infrastructure

Date
16 June 2015

ICE's Low Carbon Lifed Panel have developed a slide pack to enable carbon to be considered as early in the project as possible, reducing cost, enhancing resource efficiency and reducing carbon.

Carbon reduction in infrastructure
Learning to reduce carbon in construction from the beginning to the end.

Who wrote this?

This slide pack was created by ICE's low carbon panel;

  • Tim Chapman – Arup – Panel Chair
  • Andrea Charlson – Arup
  • Adrian Johnson – MWH
  • Urszula Kanturska – Laing O'Rourke
  • Jamie Radford – Mott Macdonald
  • David Riley – Anglian Water
  • Kirsten Henson – KLH
  • Paul Jowitt – Heriot-Watt University
  • Tony Parry – University of Nottingham
  • Bill Thicknes – Skanska
  • Rob Curd – ICE

When?

It was first published in April 2014.

Why?

The slide pack was developed to enable carbon to be considered as early in the project as possible, reducing cost, enhancing resource efficiency and reducing carbon.

Who should read this?

The pack contains guidance for all organisations in the value chain, but is specifically aimed at those involved in planning and designing large economic infrastructure projects.

Content

39 slides that explain the why, what, how and who of carbon reduction.

The guidance covers:

  • Why reduce Carbon
  • What should we measure/reduce
  • How to measure carbon in order to reduce
  • Who should act?

Carbon reduction in infrastructure

Content type: Best practice

Last updated: 05/07/2022

Author: Charles Jensen

  • Rob Curd, sustainability knowledge manager at ICE