Publications

Author or co-author

Embodied carbon, embodied energy and renewable energy: a review of Environmental Product Declarations, a paper written with Dr Alice Moncaster in the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Structures and Buildings, 2022.

Types of Environmental Product Declaration and their advantages and disadvantages, a briefing paper written for the Construction Products Association, 2022.

How Is Waste and Recovery Modelled in EPD? a briefing paper written for the Construction Products Association, 2022.

How Is Waste and Recovery Reported in EPD? a briefing paper written for the Construction Products Association. 2022.

Using an Analysis of Concrete and Cement EPD: Verification, Selection, Assessment, Benchmarking and Target Setting. A paper written with Dr Alice Moncaster, presented at the fib International Conference on Concrete Sustainability in Prague, 2021.  

Assessing the Carbon-Related Impacts and Benefits of Timber in Construction, a guide written for Timber Development UK explaining how timber should be considered using the CEN Standards, EN 15804, EN 15978, EN 16449 and EN 16485, and the RICS Professional Statement of Whole Life Carbon Assessment in the Built Environment, 2021.

Embodied Carbon Guidance for Welsh Social Housing Developers, their design teams, contractors and suppliers, a guide produced with the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products for the Home Grown Homes Project and WoodKnowledge Wales.

Embodied carbon of concrete in buildings, Part 1: analysis of published EPD – a paper written with Dr Alice Moncaster in Buildings and Cities Journal.

The Reporting of End of Life and Module D Data and Scenarios in EPD for Building level Life Cycle Assessment – a paper written with Dr Alice Moncaster and Dr Anne Rønning and presented at SBE2019 in Graz.

EPD: An Introduction, a briefing paper written for the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products

EPD: How to use, a briefing paper written for the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products

EPD: Where to find them, a briefing paper written for the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products

Chapter on “Sustainable construction material selection and specification” for A Whole-System Approach to High Performance Green Buildings, edited by David Strong and Victoria Burrow, Artech House, 2017.

Guide to an Understanding of the Embodied Impacts of Construction Products, Construction Products Association, 2012.

CIRIA Carbon Leaders Briefing, “Materials, products and carbon”, available to download for CIRIA members only.

Selected Publications, available from www.brebookshop.com

K Allbury and J Anderson. Environmental impact of insulation, IHS BRE Press, 2011.

D Doran and J Anderson. Environmental impact of vertical cladding, IHS BRE Press, 2011.

A Dutfield, J Mundy and J Anderson. Environmental impact of floor finishes: Incorporating the The Green Guide ratings for floor finishes, IHS BRE Press, 2011.

D Doran and J Anderson. Carbon footprinting and labelling of construction products, BRE IP 5/11, IHS BRE Press, 2011.

K Johnson, F Lowres, N Wells, J Anderson, B Keane, G Hardy and S Costa, LIST (Low Impact Shopfitting Tool) for designing greener shopfitting display equipment. BRE IP 1/11. IHS BRE Press, 2011.

J Anderson, K Steele, D Shiers, The Green Guide to Specification 4th Edition. IHS BRE Press and Wiley Blackwell, 2009.

J Anderson, M Clift, K Bourke, S Lockie. Performance and Service Life in the Environental Profiles Methodology and Green Guide to Specification: BRE IP 1/09. BRE 2009.

R Phillips, Paul Blackmore, J Anderson, Michael Clift, A Aguilo-Rullan, S Pester. Micro-wind turbines in urban environments: An assessment. BRE Press, 2007.

Peuportier B, Kellenberger D, Anink D, Motzl H, Anderson J, Vares S, Chevalier J, Konig H (2004): Inter-comparison and benchmarking of LCA-based environmental assessment and design tools. Sustainable Building 2004 Conference, Warsaw 2004.

J Anderson, A Jansz, K Steele, P Thistlethwaite, G Bishop, A Black. The Green Guide to Composites: An environmental profiling system for composite materials and products. BRE, 2004.

J Anderson, M Sinclair, D Shiers, The Green Guide to Specification 3rd Edition. Blackwell, 2002.

J Anderson, S Edwards, J Mundy, P Bonfield. Life Cycle impacts of Timber: BRE Digest 470. BRE 2002.

J Anderson, K Mills. Refurbishment or redevelopment of office buildings: BRE IP 9/02. BRE 2001.

J Anderson, N Howard. The Green Guide to Housing Specification. BRE 2000.

N Howard, S Edwards and J Anderson. BRE Methodology for the Environmental Profiles of Construction Materials, Components and Buildings. BRE, 1999.

Publications where I’ve provided input

  • Member, Peer Review Group, Low Carbon Concrete Routemap, 2022
  • Member of Expert Panel, and named special contribution: RICS Professional Statement Whole Life Carbon assessment in the built environment (2017) 
  • Member, Green Construction Board Resources and Waste Task Group
    • Zero Avoidable Waste in Construction (2020)
    • Zero Avoidable Waste Routemap (2021)
  • Named contributor: CIBSE TM65 Embodied carbon in building services: a calculation methodology (2020)
  • Infrastructure and Projects Authority 2021. Best Practice in Benchmarking. 
  • WRAP publications
    • Procurement requirements for carbon efficiency (2011)
    • Calculating and declaring recycled content in construction products: ‘Rules of Thumb’ guide (2007)
    • Choosing Construction Products: Guide to the recycled content of mainstream construction materials, 2007
    • Reference Guide to opportunities to use recycled materials in house building (2004)

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