The construction industry is culpable for a huge volume of material wastage, energy use
and environmental damage. This is due partly to inertia , lack of awareness and the profit motive.
As an individual i cannot change the global situation, but i will do all i can in my sphere of
Construction materials should where possible be from sustainable resources and be produced
in an energy efficient way.
All buildings should be designed to create a minimal environmental impact.
Life time costs and recyclability are equally as important as the initial building budget.
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