The Winter 2011 issue of CPSA's newsletter 'Pipeline' is now out and available at CPSA's website here.The main feature of this issue is the new standard on Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for construction products and possible impact on construction products carbon footprinting.
Manchester CPD - As part of the Construction CPD Road Seminar Tour 2012 CPSA will be holding a seminar entitled "Carbon Footprinting Demystified: Do we understand what a carbon footprint actually is?" at Ramada Manchester, Salford Quays, M5 3AW on Wednesday 14th March. The seminar explains the fundamentals of carbon accounting, the data required to produce a carbon footprint and why data reliability counts in carbon footprinting.The presentation will be made by Stuart Crisp, CPSA’s Business Development Director. To ensure a place for the seminars you wish to attend, book online at www.cpduk.co.uk
A comparison between concrete and plastic pipes shows that the water footprint of a concrete sewer pipe is between 2.6 to 6.7 times lower than an equivalent size plastic pipe. Download here.