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NGS CHECKLIST OTHER ISSUES INDEX

NGS CHECKLIST OTHER ISSUES:
Index:


STRATEGIC & TACTICAL ISSUES

ADAPTABILITY & FLEXIBILITY OF USE:

SOCIAL ISSUES:

ECONOMIC FACTORS:

SUSTAINABLE CONTRACTING

OPERATIONAL CONSTRUCTION ISSUES:

GENERAL ISSUES: BUILDING ADAPTABILITY

CONSTRUCTION PLANNING AND LOGISTICS

MATERIALS

METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION:

TRANSPORT ISSUES


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2nd February 2013 - 16th July 2014

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STRATEGIC ISSUES

Commercial Green:

Natural Step:

BREEAM:

EcoHomes (BREEAM for Homes in Scotland)

BRE Green Guide to Specification

ADAPTABILITY & FLEXIBILITY OF USE:

Lifetime Homes:

Case Study: Greenwich Millennium Village housing by Proctor & Matthews

Case Study: BRE’s Integer House

Provision for updating or adding new technology in the future:

Case Study: BRE’s Integer House:

Case Study: BedZED

Access and independence: Controls (disabilities)

Design for location as much as the building brief,

SOCIAL ISSUES:

Choice of materials:

Children’s play and interaction

Secure by Design (Police Commissioners)

Building for Life

Decent Homes:

ECONOMIC FACTORS:

Supply chain management:

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SUSTAINABLE CONTRACTING

OPERATIONAL CONSTRUCTION ISSUES:

Site Canteen

Preliminaries:

Social Issues

Resources:

Substitution

Economic

Environmental

GENERAL ISSUES: BUILDING ADAPTABILITY

Alternative:

Renewable compliant/renewable ready:

Services:

Adaptable floor plans:

Durability & Design Life

Component Life Manuals:

Embodied carbon:

Offsite prefabrication

Store materials

Return of palleting and packaging to manufacturer or third party specialist

Segregation of waste to allow return to manufacturer under take-back schemes

MATERIALS

Increase the use of the following:

Reduced carbon impact as well as ozone and health benefits

CONSIDER: Life Cycle Analysis and Costing

Reduce use of the following:

Shell:

In addition to items in General above, consider use of:

CONSIDER

External features:

METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION:

Offsite prefabrication:

On-site temporary factory production,

Airtightness layer, Breathing wall, hygroscopicity, moisture uptake and release

TRANSPORT ISSUES

Transport movements

Alternatives to the car:

Alternative cars

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2nd February 2013 - 16th July 2014

NGS CHECKLIST OTHER ISSUES:
See also:


NGS MATRIX


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15th July 2014 - 16th July 2014