What Colour Is Your Building?

What Colour Is Your Building? (Measuring and reducing the energy and carbon footprint of buildings) was written by Cundall Partner David Clark and published in 2013. It can be purchased from RIBA Bookshops and other on-line booksellers. It has received widespread acclaim internationally as an accessible and practical guide to reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions in buildings. A 30 minute summary of the book can be downloaded here.

The book is accompanied by electronic appendices which are free to download below. The information papers and whole carbon footprint tool referenced in the book can be downloaded from the Whole Carbon Footprint site in Cundall’s Knowledge Hub. 


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David Clark announced as 2008 sustainability champion of the year

David Clark has been awarded the 2008 sustainability champion of the year award, at the UK Sustainable Building Services Awards 2008.

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What Colour Is Your Building?- 30 Minute Summary

The book was published in 2013 by RIBA Publishing and is available to purchase from RIBA Bookshops, Amazon and other technical booksellers. It has received widespread acclaim as an accessible and practical guide to reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions in buildings.

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Whole Carbon Footprint Benchmarking Tool

This tool is based on the whole carbon footprint methodology described in What Colour is Your Building. It allows you to quickly identify the contribution of operating energy, embodied carbon and commuting transport emissions to the whole carbon footprint of an office building.

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