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ASBP 2021 GBC Entry (Award) G#38781

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ASBP 2021 GBC Entry Award

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ASBP Awards

For the 2021 Awards ASBP are taking a different approach.

  • ASBP want to shine the light on transformative ideas and the people behind them.
  • Ideas for which the time has come.
  • In essence, ASBP want to showcase your lockdown epiphanies, personal insights, innovative ideas, or radical action.
  • Whatever you plan to do differently post-Covid-19 that did not seem possible or appropriate before.

How to apply

To apply, share your insight with ASBP in no more than 250 words of text.

Applicants’ ideas will be judged by the ASBP Board and the shortlisted entrants will be asked to record a short video which will be compiled into a promotional video and shared widely (so no patentable innovations please!).

ASBP would like your contribution to be framed within the aspirations of the ASBP’s “Six Pillars of Sustainable Construction”.

The winning contribution will be asked to present at the ASBP’s Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo 2021 in February next year.


ASBP Award 2021 GBC Entry 250 Words

Green Building Calculator (GBC) V1.0.0.

  • I have observed many projects failing to meet client, designer expectations resulting in a performance gap.
  • Inadequate cost planning, ‘cut-throat’ tendering, ‘bread and water’ contracts, stimulates substitution with incompetent product choice or application; part of the ‘Race to the bottom’,
  • Architectural Education’s focus on snappy graphic and philosophical rhetoric and poor attention to materials and construction technology leave us severely wanting. Climate and Carbon literacy are an essential, but missing part of our tools for life.
  • Professional and public response to the behaviour change campaigns on Climate and Biodiversity Emergency, before Covid-19 lockdown confirmed the time is right to develop my whole building calculators, for a wider audience.
  • Energy efficiency is at the core of the multi-functional calculator, Version 1 includes:
    • Form factor and choice of new build and refurbishment Regulations, Design Standards and Challenges:
      • U values, Airtightness, glazing %, orientation, primary energy, embodied carbon
    • Fabric first approach to thermal insulation: k values, elemental U values, thermal bridging
    • Bill of materials, quantities, products and labour:
      • cost planning, value engineering not just cost cutting; tendering,
    • Elemental, room by room and whole building heat loss or energy consumption,
    • Generic Material & Product Datasets: emphasis on natural, renewable resources, bio-based, low carbon and avoidance of materials containing chemicals harmful to health.
    • In use energy, fuel choice and in use carbon, (Version 2: fuel cost, running cost)
      • later pay-back and carbon-back periods (Version 3)
    • If revenue from sales permit, 20 future versions are planned addressing many of ASBP’s 6 pillars

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Image: GBE Green Building Calculator UToWattsToCO2 HighRes V1 A15BRM240620.png

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Submitted 27/10/2020


GBC has been Long-listed

GBC is invited to submit 250 additional words 5 images and a 1 minute video


250 Additional words

Ambitions beyond BIM:

  • We are now gaining information technologies and a global data infrastructure that will accelerate us towards BIM allowing us to remake our industry in novel, but desperately needed, ways; transforming an adversarial self-serving Construction Industry into a low cost, low carbon Built Environment industry that sustainably serves society.

After Paul Fletcher 2012

Usefulness:

With BIM and App capability growing, Green Building Calculator (GBC) needs to be broad-based multi-functional and easy to use:

  • To be an everyday design and decision tool
  • Rather than to just record the quantities of a bad choice as happens with BREEAM.
  • Any change in specification choices must be reflected in instantaneous results throughout all calculators

ASBP 6 Pillars & GBE HERACEY™

  • in current and 20 planned versions, as follows:

Health, well-being & GBE Healthy

  • Sunlight, daylight, solar heat gain, light nutrition from appropriate artificial lighting
  • Thermal mass
  • Indoor air quality prediction
  • Decrement delay calculator: to avoid overheating
  • Condensation risk check
  • Airtightness, ventilation and moisture control.
  • Avoiding plastics: minimising micro-plastic release, reduce the toxicity of smoke during fires

Resource Efficiency & GBC Resourceful

  • Adapting WasteCost®Lite instantly adds off-cut waste due to wasteful design; determining quantities, weight, cost, embodied energy and CO2.
  • Resource Efficient design: offering component size awareness, aiming for modular element design, minmising off-cut waste, aiming for flexibility, adaptation and re-usability at end of first life in a circular economy.

Whole Life Carbon & GBE Environmental

  • Embodied Energy to Sequestered Biogenic Carbon (CO2) calculator
  • Life Cycle Assessment at component, element and whole building levels
  • Services design Module to match remaining demand to Renewable Energy sources

Ethics and transparency GBE Ethical Yardstick

  • Supply chain information: local sourcing, source certification, resource mapping, materials and labour miles calculations, responsible sourcing
  • GBC enables other disciplines to engage robustly with environmental design:
    • By the addition of: Services, Furniture, Interiors, Landscape, Infrastructure
  • Green Building Encyclopaedia supports GBC and disseminates about sustainable construction materials and methods
  • Readymade pre-assessed Competent Elemental Assemblies, choose to incorporate (V4)
    • 892 readymade Passivhaus new-build assemblies
    • 200 readymade EnerPHit refurbishment assemblies
    • Manufacturer certified and assessed Systems (with manufacturer and supplier cooperation)
    • User generated bespoke assemblies (Will encourage sharing and others to build sustainably) 

Technical Performance & GBE Appropriate Competent

  • Grenfell being one of the worst examples of our industries current performance; it is time for radical change, needing a ‘Golden Thread’ of evidence to prevent similar repeats.
  • Suites of Drop Down Lists to choose from and Suites of Look up tables will divide materials and products into application and function subsets to disable inappropriate application of products and populate cells with ready collected data from manufacturer’s evidence certificates. (V3)
  • Component and element Specification Generator; (V4)

Social value & GBE Sociable

  • Supply chain information:
    • Local sourcing, material miles calculator, source certification,
    • Resource mapping, materials and labour miles calculations,
    • Responsible sourcing
  • Biodiversity Module:
    • Advance Survey data input,
      • Targets and provision calculations,
    • Box and roost accommodation and entry
      • Dimensional coordination and mismatch calculator

5 Additional Images

GBC Green Building Calculator FormFactor A15 BRM 270720 PNG Remove term: SPAB STBA Conference 2020 Event SPAB STBA Conference 2020 Event

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GBC Elemental EE EC SC V2 A16 BRM 210121

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GBC Elemental LCA V2 A16 BRM 210121

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GBC Bill of Materials Quants Costs V2 A15 BRM 280920

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GBC Manufacturer Supplier Request V2 Product Data Template A15BRM300920

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GBC Awards Pending:

ASBP Awards 2021 Logo

ASBP Awards 2021 Logo

 

GBC in ASBP Newsletter

ASBP 2021 Award Longlist

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GBC Video in ASBP Award entry long-list

ShortList

Thanks again for entering our awards this year.

  • ASBP are anavar kokemuksia afraid to say that your entry just missed out on the final 6 shortlist this year.
  • ASBP stress that this was incredibly close and the judges were highly impressed with your application and the work you are doing.
  • As a thank you, ASBP offered a free ticket to our Healthy Buildings Conference on 24th February.
  • See here for more info – https://asbp.org.uk/healthybuildings2021.

Sadly no Award for GBC V1


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27th October 2020 – 10th April 2021

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GBE Quotes

  • We now have information technologies and a global data infrastructure that will accelerate us towards BIM evolution allowing us to remake the industry in novel, but desperately needed, ways; transforming an adversarial self-serving Construction Industry into a low cost, low carbon Built Environment industry that sustainably serves society.
  • Paul Fletcher 2012.

© GBE GBC GBL NGS ASWS Brian Murphy aka BrianSpecMan **
31st October 2020

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