Embodied carbon framework for Australia’s built environment – Round table discussions

The afternoon session featured engaging round table discussions that delved deeper into the challenges and opportunities surrounding the reduction of embodied carbon in the construction sector. Attendees, including industry professionals, academics, and government representatives, participated in four focused discussions, each tackling a crucial aspect of the transition towards a more sustainable built environment. The roundtables […]

Embodied carbon framework for Australia’s built environment – Presentations

Event presenters and organisers in one picture

Decarbonising the Building Industry Workshop – Morning Session Highlights The Decarbonising the Building Industry (DBI) Network’s workshop on “Embodied Carbon Framework for Australia’s Built Environment” kicked off with a series of insightful presentations from key stakeholders in the industry. The morning session, held on March 22, 2024, in Melbourne, featured speakers from NABERS, MECLA, the […]

Embodied carbon framework for Australia’s built environment

The Decarbonising the Building Industry (DBI) Network recently hosted a workshop on “Embodied Carbon Framework for Australia’s Built Environment” in collaboration with the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC), Materials and Embodied Carbon Leaders’ Alliance (MECLA), and National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS). The event, held on March 22, 2024, in Melbourne, brought together […]

DBI2024 International Conference

Dear Colleagues and Industry Professionals, We are excited to announce that the Decarbonising Building Industry (DBI) International Conference 2024 is now accepting abstract submissions. This premier event, set to take place on November 18-19 in Melbourne, aims to bring together leading researchers, practitioners, and policymakers to explore innovative strategies for reducing the carbon footprint of […]

Transforming Waste to Resource: A Deep Dive into Sustainable Building Materials

Today, the Decarbonising Building Industry (DBI) network was privileged to host A/Prof Sudharshan N. Raman from Monash University Malaysia, who led an enlightening seminar on the “Feasibility of Coal Bottom Ash as a Supplementary Binding Material in Cement-based Composites.” A/Prof Raman’s research offers groundbreaking insights into repurposing Coal Bottom Ash (CBA), a by-product of coal-fired […]

Upcoming event: Embodied carbon framework for Australia’s built environment

As we kickstart 2024 with renewed energy and focus, we are thrilled to announce our next workshop, presented in partnership with the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC). Mark your calendars for March 22nd from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the University of Melbourne. This session will delve into “embodied carbon framework for Australia’s […]

DBI Launch

We are pleased to announce that we officially launched the Decarbonising the Building Industry (DBI) initiative. The event marked the beginning of a collaboration between industry leaders, government officials, and researchers, all committed to forging a more sustainable future for the building industry. The day began with Prof. Tuan Ngo, Network Convenor, warmly welcoming everyone, […]

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