The implementation of sustainable construction in the North West

Waheed, Nawaz (2016) The implementation of sustainable construction in the North West. [Dissertation]

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"The dissertation aimed to establish the level of knowledge of construction participants in regards to sustainable construction. This was carried out by meeting the three aims of the dissertation which were: to identify the key drivers in sustainable construction, identify the benefits of sustainable construction and identify the barriers preventing sustainable construction.
A literature review was carried out to give in order to give a general background into the topic of sustainable construction. Also, a small selection of construction companies in the North West were surveyed to give an insight into their opinions regarding sustainable construction.
The main conclusion which can be drawn is construction firms can be more proactive in terms of educating clients on the benefits of implementing sustainable construction. Also, more communication is required between clients and contractors. "

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