The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

Resource efficiency networks in the construction of new buildings

Resource efficiency networks in the construction of new buildings
Resource efficiency networks in the construction of new buildings
This paper reports on a study to develop a construction resource efficiency stakeholder network in the UK. The primary stakeholders in the network were the client, designer and main contractor – the decision-makers on construction techniques, materials and products. The paper outlines the rationale for the study, development of waste-prevention measures and industrial networks, progressive implementation in three separate construction activities, barriers and practical constraints, key results, conclusions and recommendations. Improvements were achieved through increased specification and use of sustainably produced construction materials, greater separation of materials for recycling, increased reuse of materials and behaviour changes in energy and water use as a result of on-site monitoring.
recycling & reuse of materials, waste management & disposal
1747-6526
139-152
Williams, I.D.
c9d674ac-ee69-4937-ab43-17e716266e22
Curran, T.
f961d069-1ada-4bf4-8d75-52015bd20360
den Boer, E.
d59b4705-e941-494b-a4ce-5e16140bcccc
Pertl, A.
5248548f-9c55-4a33-84ba-0f2a829f9ddc
Lock, D.
7db45f04-e340-46a0-9540-8321cd80e5e7
Kent, A.
1448d98d-9967-4689-9a10-5485836227a5
Wilding, P.
23f4b7e0-7a2a-4d49-a8fb-6121eab0c0e5
Williams, I.D.
c9d674ac-ee69-4937-ab43-17e716266e22
Curran, T.
f961d069-1ada-4bf4-8d75-52015bd20360
den Boer, E.
d59b4705-e941-494b-a4ce-5e16140bcccc
Pertl, A.
5248548f-9c55-4a33-84ba-0f2a829f9ddc
Lock, D.
7db45f04-e340-46a0-9540-8321cd80e5e7
Kent, A.
1448d98d-9967-4689-9a10-5485836227a5
Wilding, P.
23f4b7e0-7a2a-4d49-a8fb-6121eab0c0e5

Williams, I.D., Curran, T., den Boer, E., Pertl, A., Lock, D., Kent, A. and Wilding, P. (2014) Resource efficiency networks in the construction of new buildings. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Waste and Resource Management, 167 (4), 139-152. (doi:10.1680/warm.13.00030).

Record type: Article

Abstract

This paper reports on a study to develop a construction resource efficiency stakeholder network in the UK. The primary stakeholders in the network were the client, designer and main contractor – the decision-makers on construction techniques, materials and products. The paper outlines the rationale for the study, development of waste-prevention measures and industrial networks, progressive implementation in three separate construction activities, barriers and practical constraints, key results, conclusions and recommendations. Improvements were achieved through increased specification and use of sustainably produced construction materials, greater separation of materials for recycling, increased reuse of materials and behaviour changes in energy and water use as a result of on-site monitoring.

Text
__soton.ac.uk_ude_PersonalFiles_Users_idw_mydocuments_RESEARCH_PAPERS_2014_warm167-139.pdf - Version of Record
Download (805kB)

More information

Published date: 1 November 2014
Keywords: recycling & reuse of materials, waste management & disposal
Organisations: Centre for Environmental Science

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 372510
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/372510
ISSN: 1747-6526
PURE UUID: bce8a8cb-2d03-422d-bc26-f95b89f2a298
ORCID for I.D. Williams: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0121-1219

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 15 Dec 2014 16:42
Last modified: 20 Jul 2019 00:56

Export record

Altmetrics

Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×