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Materials, durability and whole-life costing

Materials, durability and whole-life costing

Guidance and industry reports, Databases

This resource by GreenSpec links to a number of articles, by Peter Mayer of BLP building defects insurance, which are based on the premise that for any component, the market supplies a range of options with different whole life performance and cost consequences. Read more…

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Design for Deconstruction and Flexibility

Case studies

WRAP have developed case studies on building design that enables components and materials to be disassembled, deconstructed, salvaged, re-used or reassembled. Read more…

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Whole-life carbon footprint measurement and offices

Guidance and industry reports

This substantial follow-up report by the British Council for Offices (BCO) delves into the area of carbon emissions and office buildings. The... Read more…

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Cutting Embodied Carbon In Construction Projects

Guidance and industry reports

A guidance document produced by WRAP for construction clients and designers to help identify basic cost-effective actions to reduce the carbon impact of the materials used in construction projects. Read more…

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Towards the Circular Economy Vol. 1: an economic and business rationale for an accelerated transition

Towards the Circular Economy Vol. 1: an economic and business rationale for an accelerated transition

Guidance and industry reports, Case studies

Using product case studies and economy-wide analysis, this report details the potential for significant benefits across the EU. It argues that a subset of the EU manufacturing sector could realise net materials cost savings worth up to $ 630 billion p.a. Read more…

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Katerina Elias-Trostmann

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Towards the Circular Economy Vol. 2: opportunities for the consumer goods sector

Towards the Circular Economy Vol. 2: opportunities for the consumer goods sector

Guidance and industry reports, Case studies

The report focuses on fast-moving consumer goods, which currently account for about 60 per cent of total consumer spending, 35 per cent of material inputs into the economy, and 75 per cent of municipal waste. Read more…

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Katerina Elias-Trostmann

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