26th March 2024

Mike O'Donnell writes on large scale retrofitting

Read the recent thought leadership article our Managing Director, Commercial, Mike O'Donnell, wrote for Construction Management on the retrofitting of large buildings.

The retrofit of our existing buildings means overcoming some major technical challenges, writes Mike O’Donnell, which is where construction’s problem-solving capability comes in.

In this recent thought leadership article for Construction Management, Mike O'Donnell, Managing Director, Commercial, at Sir Robert McAlpine, explains why the large scale retrofitting and decarbonisation of existing buildings is necessary to achieve net zero goals.

"Whilst net-zero building techniques have emerged over the last decade, new buildings are only part of the carbon emissions equation. We are not working from a clean slate: by 2050, 80% of the buildings that exist today will still be in use," Mike O'Donnell, Managing Director, Commercial, Sir Robert McAlpine

Read the full article in Construction Management magazine


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