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PUB C512 Environmental handbook for building and civil engineering projects. Part 1: design and specification
The main sections of this part of the environmental handbook comprise: introduction to the key issues involved; agreeing the brief and setting the project environmental policy; inception and feasibility; primary design choices and scheme design; detailed design, working drawings and specifications. Issues covered include: policy and legislation; client and project team commitment; land use and conservation issues; resources, waste minimisation, reuse and recycling; protection of the natural environment from pollution and hazardous substances; energy conservation; internal environment.
First published as CIRIA Special Publication 97.
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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