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A Client's Guide to Greener Construction

Handbook / Manual


Construction Industry Research and Information Association

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #106935 | ISBN: 0860174239
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A ground-breaking guide for clients and practitioners. Any building or civil engineering project has an impact on the environment. As a client you can positively and significantly influence the environmental impact of your construction project and this succinct guide will give you all the practical advice you need to do it. It covers the whole range of key issues from legal requirements, transport and the local environment to conserving energy and water, dealing with waste and selecting appropriate materials. The guidance is supported by illustrative case studies throughout which demonstrate the environmental and potential economic benefits available from a positive environmental approach. The guide sets out a framework for implementing an environmental action plan for your project.

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