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CPSA Newsletter 'Pipeline' Winter 2011 Issue Out

CPSA Newsletter 'Pipeline' Winter 2011 Issue Out

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.

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Free CPD Seminar - Manchester

Free CPD Seminar - Manchester

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

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Site Guide for Contractors on Concrete Pipeline Lifting

Site Guide for Contractors on Concrete Pipeline Lifting
This Site Guide Provides information on suitable equipment for safe offloading, lifting and installing concrete pipes and manhole rings whilst simultaneously offering construction time and cost savings.Download here.
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Water Footprinting of Wastewater Pipelines

Water Footprinting of Wastewater Pipelines

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.

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Carbonation (Part 2) Comparing the Carbon Footprints of Concrete & Plastic Pipes

Carbonation (Part 2) Comparing the Carbon Footprints of Concrete & Plastic Pipes
Concrete pipes compare favourably to polypropylene and HDPE pipes when installed with a full granular surround and the effective carbon footprint of a DN2100 concrete pipe including carbonation can be around 38% lower than a DN2100 HDPE pipe. The gap is significantly bigger when other bedding designs are used.Download here.
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