What Makes a Building Material Sustainable? - Online

Join us for our end of year festive event. Pre-registration required but FREE to attend.

The Green Register is running a short and light hearted end-of-year gathering to celebrate our 20th anniversary and to bring a little cheer at the end of a difficult year for everyone.

We’ll be taking a look at:

  • What criteria we should use when considering if a material is sustainable
  • Why healthy building materials means a healthy planet and healthy people
  • Environmental Product Declarations (an EPD is an independently verified and registered document that communicates transparent and comparable information about the life-cycle environmental impact of products)

Three suppliers/manufacturers will then give a three minute ‘pitch’ as to why their product qualifies as sustainable with an opportunity for delegates to ‘rate’ each of the products. The event ends with a light hearted quiz and festive cheer - please have a drink of your choice to raise your glass with us at the end of the session.

Programme for the evening:

17.00    The criteria for a sustainable building material – Lucy Pedler, The Green Register
17.07    1st Delegate poll – to rate the criteria in order of importance
17.10    Healthy materials, healthy people, healthy planet – Simon Corbey, Director, Alliance of Sustainable Building Products
17.15    Introducing the EPD – Jane Anderson, Life Cycle Assessment expert
17.25    1st ‘pitch': Wood Fibre board – Neil Turner, Technical Sales Manager, Ecological Building Systems
17.28    2nd ‘pitch’: Interface carpets – Becky Gordon, Sustainability Manager, Interface
17.31    3rd ‘pitch’: Breathaplaster – Thomas Robinson, Managing Director, Adaptavate
17.34    2nd delegate poll – to rate the 3 building products based on the above criteria
17.37    Open discussion
17.50    Drinks and festive quiz
18.00    Close

Please note:

  • Attendance is free, but registration is required
  • Booking is open to TGR Members only in the first instance.
  • Limited to 75 places - please book early.
When
December 15th, 2020 4:00 PM through  6:00 PM
Location
Online Training
United Kingdom
Event Fee(s)
Members £ 0.00

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