Oct 30, 2020

10 ways to make construction more sustainable

Dominic Ellis
7 min
futureconstruction
circulareconomy
Sustainability
10 ways to make construction more sustainable
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Consider future use...

When designing and constructing building projects, it is important to consider how they will be used in the future, and if any of the materials used during the construction process can be reused in the process. In the past, it was commonplace to demolish an older building to make way for new and improved ones.

However, this trend is changing as the industry becomes more aware of the amount of energy needed to create a structure from scratch. With concrete being one of the biggest pollutants in the world today, any efforts to reduce this will lead to an eco-friendlier building from the start. Therefore, with new building technologies available it is easier to design buildings that will have multiple uses in the future. 

This circular economy is a good way for the construction industry to become more sustainable, while also improving the quality of buildings and making them more robust and efficient.

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