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Assessing the environmental impacts of construction – understanding European Standards and their implications

yj3 | BRE Group

 

The context for environmental assessment in the construction sector is undergoing considerable change. This is largely due to the publication of the suite of standards from CEN TC 350, which interlink with those from International Standards Organisation (ISO) relating to life cycle assessment (LCA) and Type III environmental labelling.

Our experts have written a paper, funded by the BRE Trust, to provide an aid to understanding the implications of CEN TC 350’s emerging standards for assessing the environmental performance of construction products (materials) and buildings.

Read the full briefing paper here