Construction activities will inevitably have an impact on the immediate neighbours and the
Good environmental practice enables these impacts, including
transport, noise, pollution, and the indirect impacts of product selection, to
be managed positively. Clients, their professional advisers, contractors and the
whole construction supply chain, all have responsibilities for environmental
The construction industry is responsible for high levels of waste - around 10
per cent of all raw materials on many sites end up as waste. There is increasing
pressure from regulators, environmental groups, other businesses and residents
to ensure that the construction industry's activities reduce its impact on the
There is a need for guidance that will enable construction sites to better
deal with the requirements placed upon them. It will also support clients who
want to use their office as a 'shop window' for their brand values, and
environmental issues often play a key role in this.
This project will develop a good practice on site guide reflecting current best
practice and legislation to ensure effective design intent and delivery of good
practice on site.
Work on the project has now started with the development of draft guide having finalised arrangements for the research contractor.
Brookfield Multiplex Construction Europe Ltd
Willmott Dixon Interiors Limited
CIRIA is seeking further funding support. Please contact Philip Charles to discuss the benefits of supporting the project.
SRS Sustainable Business Limited
Please contact Philip Charles to
discuss the benefits of supporting the project.