Water Efficiency: the contribution of construction products

Thornback, Jane; Snowden, Carmen; Anderson, Jane and Foster, Chris (2015). Water Efficiency: the contribution of construction products. London: Construction Products Association.

URL: https://www.constructionproducts.org.uk/publicatio...

Abstract

This publication is about the role that construction product manufacturers have on managing water use and water efficiency. It discusses the ways in which manufacturers use water during the manufacturing phase and the innovations they are making to use water more efficiently as well as the types of products that manufacturers produce that assist other s in the built environment to manage water. It discusses the potential business risk to increasing scarcity of water, as well as the interaction between water, energy and carbon emissions. Finally it discusses the ways to measure and assess water use and its impact. Examples and case studies from the construction product manufacturing sector are provided.

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