News: New reclaimed building products guide will help industry to specify and procure reclaimed building materials
BioRegional Consulting have produced a new guide for the government's Waste Resources Action Programme (WRAP).
Monday, 23rd June 2008
The guide will provide architects, designers and contractors with opportunities to specify and procure reclaimed building materials and products when responding to a client requirement for these types of materials.The report includes: • a reference guide to the products most likely to be viable and economic (including info. on typical applications, the cost of a reclaimed vs comparable new product, embodied CO2 savings and guidance on key issues e.g. regional availability); • case studies on the use of reclaimed products in construction projects; • procurement guidance; and • a directory listing suppliers of reclaimed building materials by region.