The North West Development Agency has awarded a two-year contract to the Centre for Construction Innovation in Salford to run a programme of events and web-based activity to raise awareness of sustainability among property professionals.
The Sustainable Buildings Awareness Raising and Knowledge Transfer Programme will be officially launched in February and plans to help public and private sector organisations monitor and reduce their carbon emissions.
A series of workshops will cover distinct issues such as water, waste and carbon, explaining current best practice in each area.
CCI run a website "as a portal for disseminating knowledge" and a "signpost to key organisations, case studies and events".
The launch event takes place at Cube on Portland Street in Manchester at 10.30am on 5 February, 2009.
Speakers will include, Ian Cooper from Eclipse; Matt Waltho, NWDA; Tim Whitehill, BRE; and Emma Kyng, CCI.
- To reserve a place at this event please contact Emma Looskin at CCI at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0161 295 5076