The countdown to net zero carbon buildings
Building Materials Spot On
With the countdown clock ticking toward governments’ targets to meet carbon neutral commitments, the building materials sector will need to make radical changes to comply with new criteria and deliver on environmental obligations.
Specialists Brian Livingston and Stuart Goodman outline ways the roofing and cladding industry can utilize current trends and technologies to rise to the challenge, following the steps identified by the World Green Building Council.
Following the recent commitment by the UK government to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, we foresee the need for revolutionary changes in the construction sector to meet the envisaged criteria and reduce environmental impacts.BRIAN LIVINGSTON, MANAGING DIRECTOR, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
Avonside, the UK’s largest roofing service provider, shares its own eco-friendly strategy with us and provides insights into future trends in an informative Q&A session. And this edition’s case study covers the sale of US professional roofing and sheet metal organization Fort Wayne Roofing to Tecta America, the US commercial roofing market leader with a successful track record of integrating privately owned roofing contractors.
The sole shareholder of Fort Wayne Roofing, Inc. has sold the company to Tecta America. The firm is a full-service, commercial low and steep roofing and sheet metal contractor, offering roofing design, fabrication and installation for commercial constructions.