Building and construction products and systems

Ideas like embodied energy and carbon footprint are given much consideration in modern architecture and engineering, and rightly so, but another vital aspect of sustainable building design is simply choosing the right products for the job. After all, the better designed and constructed a building is, the longer it will remain useful, and the less likely it is to be gutted and refurbished, or knocked down and replaced. This holds true for projects of all scales and across all building functions, from structural elements and cladding to the fine detail of interior fitout. More

Ideas like embodied energy and carbon footprint are given much consideration in modern architecture and engineering, and rightly so, but another vital aspect of sustainable building design is simply choosing the right products for the job. More