The tool will help provide a more effective service to clients who recognise the value of carbon reduction.

Carbon is fast catching cost as the construction industry’s new bottom line. The correlation between low carbon construction and reduced cost was identified in the UK Treasury’s Infrastructure Carbon Review in 2013. Quantifying carbon to establish a baseline is one of the crucial first steps of PAS 2080, a new industry standard on carbon management which provides guidance to those who want to cut carbon in infrastructure delivery.

Key aspects of the Carbon Portal include:

• Focus on assets, not materials: By providing carbon calculations for BIM objects and entire assets, the portal provides essential information as to where savings can be made at both…

Read more