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PUB C512 Environmental handbook for building and civil engineering projects. Part 1: design and specification

Publication Year

2000

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Abstract

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.

Document History

First published as CIRIA Special Publication 97.

ISBN

086017512X

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CIRIA

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.

Griffin Court
15 Long Lane
London
EC1A 9PN
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Website: www.ciria.org
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Tel: 020 7549 3300

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