A client's guide to greener construction (SP120)

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.

"A ground-breaking guide for clients and practitioners."

Keywords: environmental good practice, sustainable construction

ISBN: 978-0-86017-423-3

Author: CIRIA

Number of pages: 20 (paperback)

Publisher: CIRIA

Date of Publication: January 1995