Good practice in the selection of construction materials

Practically, parties who use construction documents that refer to the previous version of the good practice guide, should consider updating their documents. For further information please read our Cookie Policy. You may send this item to up to five recipients.

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Follow Please login to follow content. Over the years, these lists grew longer, causing manufacturers to claim that this was the wrong approach and could lead to unfair results, Instead, they argued that materials should be judged on their merits.

The first edition of this document was designed to encourage a change in emphasis, from the exlusion of materials to ensuring good practice in their selection. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Don't have an account? Please contact customerservices lexology. As a result the use of calcium silicate brick has been severely restricted although it continues to be specified widely in Europe. Points of Awareness When dealing with new projects, it is important to ensure that any new development documents, specifications or contracts including collateral warranties entered into refer to the Guide.

Copies are available in hard copy only and can be bought online. At that time, it was common to come across lengthy lists of prohibited deleterious materials in construction contracts and consultants' appointments.

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Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Write a review Rate this item: Finding libraries that hold this item Therefore in specifying materials environmental factors are as important as functionality and financial cost. If you would like to learn how Lexology can drive your content marketing strategy forward, please email enquiries lexology.

Material specifiers will need to familiar themselves with the Guide. Please contact customerservices lexology. For each type of material, the guide provides, amongst other things, typical applications, environmental considerations except in relation to asbestos, which it is no longer permitted to use in the UKpoints of caution and suggested good practice.

Good practice in the selection of construction materials

English View all editions and formats. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. British Property Federation, The E-mail Address es field is required. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. In the late s and early s, it became common for construction consrtuction to incorporate prohibitions on the specification or use of various materials, generally in the form of excluded materials lists.


I greatly appreciate the inclusion of the Lexology service by the State Bar of Texas and have recommended that my friends and colleagues join the Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar in order to obtain this service for themselves. The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This section gives specific guidance on twelve of the most frequently used building materials and material groups.

The key change in the new guide is its focus on the environment; it emphasises the need to consider the environmental impact when selecting materials.

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Share Facebook Twitter Linked In. Login Register Follow on Twitter Search. It illustrates that throughout the material lifecycle there are environmental considerations starting from when the material is created to its disposal and subsequent recycling.

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