Sustainability




1/19/2017 3:37:35 PM

Knowledge Resource For Circular Economy Thinking In Construction

Circular economy thinking means maintaining access to materials and resources for continual and future use. This interactive Knowledge Resource about circular economy thinking in construction provides easy access to the many challenges and opportunities that this concept poses for construction as well as to the many, many strands of activity that are required to implement circular economy thinking in construction. Much of the work to develop CE thinking to date has been focused on short-lived consumer goods such as phones, computers, washing machines etc. But can this thinking also be applied to complex buildings and infrastructure that exist for decades if not centuries. Can the modern built environment and its component parts be designed to be more efficient, last longer, be better used, and be available for similar or alternate purposes at end of life.

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5/16/2016 2:56:23 PM

Opening the Commercial Water Market

This guide is intended to inform Construction Products Association members about the future changes to their water and waste water supply service ahead of the opening of the water market in 2017.

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7/13/2015 8:20:37 AM

Water Efficiency - the contribution of construction products

This publication focuses on the role that construction products manufacturers have in managing water use and water efficiency, and addresses a number of key topics

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4/15/2014 8:20:44 AM

Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment Guide

The attached abstract version of the Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment Guide – Second Edition, including the Forward and Introduction, is freely available here for download. Copies of the full, 87-page Guide can be purchased...

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4/24/2012 10:02:26 AM

A guide to understanding the embodied impacts of construction products

The purpose of this guide is to improve understanding across the construction industry of the embodied impacts of construction products.

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3/23/2012 10:18:27 AM

Olympics Learning Legacy Paper

This Learning Legacy paper outlines the key processes implemented to delivery sustainability objectives on the Olympic Park and explains the activities undertaken by different parts of the supply chain to help deliver these...

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Enquiries

For enquiries please contact: Jeff May jeff.may@constructionproducts.org.uk