This chapter identifies the means by which construction materials can be evaluated with respect to their sustainability. It identifies the key issues that impact on the sustainability of construction materials and the methodologies commonly used to assess them. Examples of sustainable materials are used to identify their potential use in construction.
|Title of host publication||Design and management of sustainable built environments|
|Place of Publication||London, UK|
|Number of pages||18|
|Publication status||Published - 12 Mar 2013|