Demystifying the new quality management & environmental management standards
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Following the publication of two revised standards, this article outlines the changes that have been made and what action should be taken for compliance.
Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook
This research information sheet examines ways in which businesses can adopt a more sustainable attitude to construction.
Using the Eden Project - which aimed to recycle 55% of its construction waste - as a case study, this information sheet highlights some of the ways in which construction can reduce...
Many industries, rather than simply responding to increasingly stringent regulation, are now actively seeking to develop more environmentally benign products and processes. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is one of the best known tools for assessing the environmental impact of activities.
Life Cycle Assessment is a process of compilation...
Life-cycle costing is a decision-making technique which takes into account both initial and future costs. For buildings and structures this usually means considering not just capital costs but relevant costs in use (operational costs) such as maintenance, component replacement, utilities, managing the asset for a given period, and end-of-life costs....