Presenter/s

Dylan Viviers

Overview

At Holcim, we’re taking responsibility for the impact our products have on the planet. We believe that greener living means creating solutions that deliver better outcomes for the environment – supported through data and backed up with science. Low Carbon concrete is just the beginning.

Building sustainably is a choice made at every stage of the construction cycle. It’s a vision you create not only for yourself, but one to be shared by future generations. Holcim’s ECOPact concrete range is driving a greener building future, and demonstrates our ongoing commitment to reducing our industry’s carbon footprint

Learning Outcomes

Attendees to this session will be able to:

  1. Define the drivers for low-carbon construction.
  2. Understand the basics of embodied carbon.
  3. Explain credits available in Green Star and IS.
  4. Specify low-carbon concrete on your next project.

NSCA Performance Criteria
Practice Management & Professional Conduct: PC10, 12
Detailed Design & Construction Documentation: PC39, PC45

Presenter
Dylan Viviers, National Specifications Manager for Holcim Australia.
Having been in the construction industry for most of his career initially as a carpenter, Dylan joined Holcim approximately 15 years ago, and transitioned into the concrete division around 8 years ago. Dylan’s passion for the environment, sustainability and the construction industry finally lead him into his current role as National Specifications Manager, where he feels he is blessed with helping to educate our industry on Holcim’s low carbon concrete solutions.