Report 1 - The Construction Materials Report
This report details BedZED's green materials sourcing strategy, which reduced the embodied environmental impact of BedZED by 20-30%. Find out how to achieve this environmental saving on any construction job, see how costs can be kept down and how savings can be made in some cases. Includes 15 case studies from the project detailing how materials were aquired, used and how they compared with their more conventional counterparts.
Published December 2002
Report 2 - A Toolkit for Carbon Neutral Developments
Producing carbon neutral developments and how to afford them is the aim of this guide. It is based on the achievements at BedZED, describing measures taken in the scheme to reduce environmental impact. It includes technical descriptions, monitoring results and financial mechanisms that have allowed the innovations at BedZED to become a reality.
Includes in-depth analysis of the thermal, electrical, water and transport and renewable energy systems that were incorporated into the project. Project ballance sheets are also included which provide evidence of the overall cost savings that can be achieved from a project such as this.