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PRJ PR 73 Environmental issues in construction - a desk study
Uses CIRIA benchmark reports SP93 and SP94 (both 1993) to define recent progress and identify gaps in guidance and industry action in the following categories; Sustainable development, Carbon dioxide emissions. Human productivity in buildings, Resource use and recycling, Water conservation, Renewable resource issues, Contaminated land, Groundwater contamination and Impact on the local environment.
CIRIA was formerly known as the Construction Industry Research and Information Association. They are a member-based research and information organisation who publish reports and technical papers covering building and civil engineering as well as transport and utilities infrastructure.
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