Decarbonising our Buildings: Podcast 2, Episode 1

11 April 2024
11 April 2024 sg-admin

Continuing Standard Gas’ new podcast series, our attention turns to decarbonising the buildings we live and work in.

In this Episode, David Partridge, Chairman of Related Argent and Chair of the Governance Board of the UK Net Zero Building Standard and Brian Reynolds, Standard Gas’ Co-Lead for Carbon, discuss the Climate Change impact of our built environment, how that is measured, and what can be done to enable buildings – from construction to usage – to become part of the march towards a Net Zero Carbon world.

In the course of their discussion with environmental journalist, Gill Williams, David and Brian also examine the pros and cons of new builds versus refurbishment and repurposing, and the role Standard Gas can play in decarbonising the production of construction materials such as concrete and steel and in powering the built environment.

An architect and leading property specialist, David Partridge, is a Trustee of the UK Green Building Council, and property industry homeless charity, Land Aid. He also sits on the Advisory Boards of Standard Gas Technologies Ltd and Construct Zero.

Brian Reynolds is a founding investor and Director of Standard Gas. He plays a leading role in the selection of new sites and corporate opportunities, the company’s carbon intensity reporting, and ISO accreditation. Brian’s commercial property experience was established over 30 years with Argent and Resolution.

David Partridge, Chairman of Related Argent and Chair of the Governance Board of the UK Net Zero Building Standard

Brian Reynolds, Standard Gas Director and Co-Lead for Carbon


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