Title A guide to understanding the embodied impacts of construction products
Organisation Construction Products Association (CPA)
Country (Region) UK
Version/ Publication date 2012
Type of document Information paper
Where to find it (Weblink) http://www.constructionproducts.org.uk/fileadmin/client/cpa/documents/Sustainability/Embodied_Impacts_brochure_small_V9.pdf

Main Target Groups:

  • Construction product manufacturers

Secondary Target Groups:

  • Design professionals and consultants

Decision Making Situations:

  • Requirements setting for low-carbon buildings when procuring design, construction, refurbishment and facilities management (FM) services for existing and new buildings.

General Overview:

  • Guidance on what to ask for (metrics, outcomes, etc)
  • Model wording that can be included in tendering and contracting documents.