Engineers increasingly need to know more about the environmental performance of the construction products used in their designs, but there is a concern that comparisons between alternative materials, products and systems are not based on comparable data.

This is further compounded by conflicting claims and counter claims by competing suppliers keen to position their offering as the preferred solution.

This programme aims to help those who wish to understand more about how the environmental performance of construction products should be calculated.

About the contributors

Stuart Crisp is Business Development Director at the Concrete Pipeline Systems Association, a product group of British Precast. He has a degree in Civil Engineering and is a Chartered Marketer. He has over 25 years' experience within the construction industry and has specialist knowledge of drainage and sewerage systems. Stuart also has a thorough understanding of concrete and was previously head of marketing at Castle Cement.

David Riley is carbon manager of Anglian Water, the largest water and wastewater company in England and Wales. Anglian, which serves more than five million customers in the East of England and Hartlepool, has built renewable energy into its new treatment works and has rolled out high-tech water-saving devices across its region of operation.

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