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...
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....
Christopher Mettem, Chairman of the Glued Laminated Timber Association, and Dr Hugh Mansfield-Williams, TRADA Technology Principal consultant, take a fresh view of sustainability and the market opportunities for this flexible product.
Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2012