Environmental Handbook for Building and Civil Engineering Projects

Environmental Handbook for Building and Civil Engineering Projects

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This handbook contains information and practical guidance on the environmental issues likely to be encountered at each stage in the design adn specification of a building or civil engineering project. It is aimed at imforming anyone involved in such projects - for example, engineers, design and other consultants, Scientists and managers - on their obligations and the opportunities open to them to improve the industry's environmental performance. It is designed to be accessible to a wide readership, from those seeking a concise overview or summary of relevant issues and legislation to others seeking more detailed guidance on accepted good practice. Reference to sources of more detailed guidance is provided whenever possible. The handbook forms a useful checklist and inventory of possible impacts and good practice for organisations considering setting up formal environmental management systems at a corporate of project level.Increased use of public transport is far less damaging to the environment than the use of private cars and walking and ... introducing a new bus service, light rail system or water-based public transport; a€c limiting visitor car-parking spaces which anbsp;...

Title:Environmental Handbook for Building and Civil Engineering Projects
Publisher:Thomas Telford - 1994-01-01


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