A review of environmental emissions from building and construction materials in comparison with preserved wood

IRG/WP 05-50224-11

E F Baines

A review of the public domain literature concerning emissions to the environment from materials which are used in the construction of buildings (e.g. Concrete, Asphalt, Galvanised Steel), in comparison with preserved wood, and a review of the approaches taken by the construction sector in assessing the risk from environmental emissions, in comparison with the approaches taken by the wood preservation sector.

Keywords: Emission, concrete, asphalt, galvanised steel

Conference: 05-02-07/08 Cannes-Mandelieu, France

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