Webinar Series:
The Fundamentals of Sustainable Buildings

We have recently hosted many sessions during our webinar series, where you’ll find all you need to know about The Fundamentals of Sustainable Buildings. With the range of topics on offer, our experts guide you through the latest sustainability trends in the built environment and how to overcome typical challenges faced in this ever-changing space.

Whether you are accountable for the planning, construction or operation stage of a building these webinars are designed to factor in the holistic approach so that your project can achieve it’s sustainability goals.

There are no sessions scheduled for the moment but please feel free to watch our previous sessions below. If you’d be interested in any future sessions, please feel free to get in touch via the form. 

Previous Sessions

The Devil’s in the Detail: Climate Resilience in Buildings

Learning outcomes: 

  • Definitions and relevance of climate resilience 
  • A critical consideration of insurance models and their macro approach to climate resilience 
  • How to evaluate risk from building assets using a ‘bottom-up’ approach 
  • How to make your building more resilient in reality, not just in theory
Chris Hocknell - Eight Versa
Chris Hocknell, Director

From Holistic to Realistic: Circularity Assessments for Buildings

Learning outcomes: 
  •  What the nuances are of navigating circularity studies and circular economy statements
  • The ins and outs of designing for resilience
  • How you can maximise the reuse of existing materials and minimise upfront consumption and waste
  • How to design for future circularity
Daniel Doran - Eight Versa
Daniel Doran, Building LCA Manager

A Shift to Credibility: Certify Your Buildings as Net Zero

Learning outcomes: 

  • The difference between Net Zero in construction and operation
  • What’s included in sufficiently measuring each of these areas
  • The typical challenges buildings face on their pathway to Net Zero
  • How you can overcome these issues and confidently reach your sustainability goals
Chris Hocknell - Eight Versa
Chris Hocknell, Director

Reducing Your Building’s Footprint with Life Cycle Assessments

Learning outcomes: 

  • Why now is the pivotal time to include an LCA in your buildings
  • What needs to be included in a Building LCA from resource extraction and manufacturing, through to use phases and end-of-life scenarios
  • The latest regulation and compliance considerations to confidently deliver a credible LCA
  • How you can make the most of certifying your efforts and communicating the positive impacts
Daniel Doran - Eight Versa
Daniel Doran, Building LCA Manager

Planning for Sustainability: Joining the Many Dots

Learning outcomes:

  • Why now is the pivotal time to include an LCA in your buildings
  • What needs to be included in a Building LCA from resource extraction and manufacturing, through to use phases and end-of-life scenarios
  • The latest regulation and compliance considerations to confidently deliver a credible LCA
  • How you can make the most of certifying your efforts and communicating the positive impacts
Daniel Doran - Eight Versa
Chris Hocknell, Director

Unlocking BREEAM for ESG in the Real Estate Sector

Learning outcomes: 

  • An overview of the BREEAM rating system and the required categories and scoring system
  • Fundamentals of ESG in real estate and how to pursue the correct framework for implementation
  • Why it’s vital to include credible certification in your building’s portfolio
Nuno Brito e Cunha - Eight Versa
Nuno Brito e Cunha, Head of ESG & Sustainable Finance
Becky Armstrong - Eight Versa
Becky Armstrong, BREEAM Lead Associate

Biodiversity Net Gains and Rewards

Learning outcomes: 

  • What the current planning policies and legislation are 
  • What is a biodiversity metric and how Biodiversity Net Gain is measured 
  • Our guide to improving Biodiversity Net Gain 
  • How to integrate Biodiversity Net Gain into your Net Zero strategy 
Stacey Cougill - Eight Versa
Stacey Cougill, Director
Sara Curtis - Eight Versa
Sara Curtis, Principal Ecologist