Energy & CO2

Image of Energy & CO2 guideThe Modern Masonry Alliance and The Concrete Centre have launched a joint guidance on meeting the requirements of the Code for Sustainable Homes - Energy and CO2 - Achieving targets with concrete and masonry.

Energy & CO2 guide (pdf, 912kb, new window)

For more details on energy efficient houses and Lifetime costs of maintenance on the homes please see In-use Performance.

For your hard copy of the Guide, please e-mail .  

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Fact 10

The versatility of concrete can be seen in its application as a carrying medium for heating or cooling, whether this is via air or fluids.  The hollow cores in precast concrete floors can be used or pipes can be cast into slabs.  The concrete surface radiates very effectively, enables space to be used without the hindrance of radiators and protects the heating or cooling system within.

See more on the Thermal Mass properties of concrete within Why Masonry?