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  • PublisherCIBSE
  • Product CodeGVL
  • Number of pages73
  • Publication DateOct 2007
  • ISBN9781903287828

Guide L (archived): Sustainability (2007)

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Guide L (archived): Sustainability (2007)

Important Note: This edition of Guide L has been archived. A new edition of Guide L was published on 6th July, 2020.



Contents:

1. Introduction

1.1: Purpose of this Guide

1.2: Scope

1.3: Intended readership

1.4: Structure

1.5: The role of engineers in sustainability

1.6: How to use Guide L

1.7: Principles of sustainability

1.8: Extent of guidance provided

2. Influencing clients and projects

2.1: Influencing the strategic brief

2.2: Agreeing realistic and measurable targets

2.3: Understanding client needs

2.4: Term of appointment

2.5: Key actions

3. Sustainability strategy

3.1: Energy and low carbon strategy

3.2: Water management strategy

3.3: Adapting buildings for climate change

3.4: Flood risk

3.5: Sustainable drainage strategy

3.6: Transport strategy

3.7: Ecology strategy

3.8: Health and wellbeing

3.9: Waste strategy

3.10: Lifecycle impacts of materials and equipment

3.11: Local environment and community

4. Supporting the planning application

4.1: Planning policies

4.2: Planning submission documents

4.3: Key actions

5. New design and refurbishment

5.1: Energy efficient, low carbon design

5.2: Water efficient design

5.3: Pollution management

5.4: Health and wellbeing

5.5: Waste management and recycling

5.6: Selection of materials and equipment

5.7: Local environment and community

5.8: Alternative arrangements for providing sustainable technologies

6. Construction

6.1: Procurement

6.2: Construction site impacts

6.3: Supporting the development of local jobs

6.4: Building log books

6.5: Key actions

7. Buildings in use

7.1: Achieving sustainability in operation

7.2: Commissioning and re-commissioning

7.3: Post occupancy evaluation

7.4: Facilities engineering, maintenance and operation

7.5: Energy and water management

7.6: Small works

7.7: Re-engineering systems

7.8: Inspections and surveys

7.9: Key actions

8. End of life

8.1: Key actions


Acknowledgements

Principal authors: David Cheshire (Faber Maunsell) and Zac Grant (Faber Maunsell)

Contributing authors: Georgia Arnott (Faber Maunsell); Miles Attenborough (Faber Maunsell); Emma Hickling (Faber Maunsell); Electra Stratigaki (Faber Maunsell)