Sustainable construction materials

Andrew Miller, Kenneth Ip

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDesign and management of sustainable built environments
EditorsR. Yao
Place of PublicationLondon, UK
PublisherSpringer
Pages341-358
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781447147817
ISBN (Print)9781447147800
Publication statusPublished - 12 Mar 2013

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    Miller, A., & Ip, K. (2013). Sustainable construction materials. In R. Yao (Ed.), Design and management of sustainable built environments (pp. 341-358). Springer.