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Environmental choice

bre has completed the first phase of a system of environmental profiles for building materials and components that will help specifiers make green choices. While the report* on the profiling methodology will be of most interest to the specialist, its general significance is the consensus it represents. Having established the methodology, bre is working with 24 trade associations to arrive at sectoral views (profiles) of life-cycle energy and environmental impacts for 33 common materials ...

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