Workshop on CO2 in Construction – why it matters and how to reduce it by Beton and EUpave

Beyond ideas - towards impact: Sustainable construction

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  • How to reduce CO2 in construction – strategies, technologies and innovative practices.


  • Ulrich Nolting, Beton
  • Luc Rens, EUPave.

Target Group

  • Municipalities, procurement authorities, construction companies, consultants, financing institutions, chambers, associations of engineers and architects, Green Building Councils in the region.

Event Structure

  • 10.30 – 10.35 – Introducing the presenter and structure of the workshop. Sorin Cebotari, weTHINK.
  • 10.35 – 10.55 – “How to reduce CO2 in construction – strategies, technologies and innovative practices.” with Ulrich Nolting, Beton.
    • Where does CO2 in buildings come from?
    • How can we reduce it – technologies and best practices.
  • 10.55 – 11.15 Open session to discuss the possible local strategies and examples of good practices to reduce CO2 footprint in buildings. Sorin Cebotari, weTHINK.
    • Each participant is invited to share their experience – how to get CO2 neutral in construction?
    • 11.15 – 11:25 – Facts and figures on the contribution of concrete roads to CO2-reduction Luc Rens, EUPave.
      • How can concrete roads reduce the CO2 emissions?
      • What other impacts can pavement have on CO2 (fuel consumption, longevity, etc)?
  • 11.25 – 11.45 Open session to discuss strategies to reduce CO2 footprint in infrastructure projects. Sorin Cebotari, weTHINK.
    • Participants will be asked to share their experience with road and other transport infrastructure projects in the region. Is there a strategy accounting for CO2 footprint in their countries?
  • 11:45 – 12.05 – Closing statements and follow-up activities. Sorin Cebotari,  weTHINK.


Sorin studied at the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, where he claimed his Ph.D. in Geography (Sustainable development). Additionally, he has a MA in Political Science which he studied at the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary for.
Sorin Cebotari, PhD
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11 May 2021


10:30 - 13:00

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  • Timezone: America/Los_Angeles
  • Date: 11 May 2021
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