Objectives of Sustainable Development SD Considering the objectives of sustainable development (SD) and the likely impacts of climate change, what do you think building services engineers can do to contribute to sustainable building management in the future?
2000-word professional report discussing the implications of SD requirements and how climate change could impact your work and giving examples or cases where these issues have affected your work, if you can. If not working, seek web sources for cases to use to illustrate your analysis. Include financial benefits of new solutions versus old ways of doing things.
3. What to include
Economic, environmental and social impacts of buildings
Discuss sustainable communities and your potential contribution to them
In buildings – resource efficiency (give examples of new technologies and their environmental impact compared with older technologies still being used today).
Energy, heating and lighting
Water and wastewater
Sustainable building materials – using renewables or recycled materials
Health, safety and welfare