With over 25 years working in the construction and carbon fields, The Footprint Company are leaders in embodied carbon analysis.
Our 'Carbon Intelligence' section is designed to keep you informed and updated on how embodied carbon in construction materials is being rolled out in Australia and around the world, and the implications it has on construction, large and small.
Reimagined – Recycled & Reusable
Reimagined – Recycled & Reusable – The new poster child of low carbon construction innovation. The construction industry is regularly criticised for its obstructive old school collective amnesia. “Don’t fix what ain’t broke” and “we have always done it this way, its too risky to try something new” or “we tried it and it failed”….
Smoking the Planet
Smoking the Planet – the inconvenient back story of responsible retail. The average operating energy related carbon emissions intensity of retail tenancies is up to 8 times higher than the retail base building. Retail energy efficiency to date has been almost solely focussed on the base building, through NABERS ratings at the expense of tenancies….