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For every five houses built, does one house worth really go to landfill or incineration?

Duncan Baker-Brown recently claimed this in an article on Construction21, I guess, based on the fact that he also said, “We know that the construction industry in the UK wastes approximately 20% of the material delivered to a building site”, … Continue reading

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Regulation and Standards for Sustainable Construction

The Construction Products Association have provided a useful Guidance Note on the Construction Products Regulation, (CPR), available to download here.  The CPR builds on the Construction Products Directive, and explicitly contains reference to the assessment of greenhouse gases  and natural resources … Continue reading

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