Published: 3rd Apr 2018

Is it really possible to ‘green up’ the construction industry while keeping costs at a minimum? Terri Wills, chief executive of the World Green Building Council, makes the business case for sustainability. The construction process is one of the biggest culprits when it comes to global greenhouse emissions. With urbanisation increasing in all corners of the world, it’s more important than ever to address these growing social demands while still meeting ambitious low carbon targets. Here we discuss the innovations, technologies and legislation helping to make a positive change. We’re often told that sustainability costs more. How can you make the business case for sustainability? Firstly, there is significant energy usage in the construction process, so if you can find ways to be more energy efficient, you will become more cost efficient. Consumer demand is having an effect. As more and more companies want to know about the carbon going … (To read the full article, subscribe below)