Sustainable Construction | Construction

Sustainability ConstructionPrecise definitions of sustainable construction vary.  In the U.S. , the EPA defines sustainable construction as “the practice of creating structures and using processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building’s life-cycle from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation and deconstruction.”  Key concepts of sustainable construction include the protection of the natural environment, choice of non-toxic materials, reduction and reuse of resources and waste minimization.

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