BS 8895-2:2015 Designing for material efficiency in building projects – Part 2: Code of practice for Concept Design and Developed Design

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Designing for material efficiency in building projects. Code of Practice for concept and developed design

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BS 8895-2:2015 Designing for material efficiency in building projects –Part 2: Code of practice for Concept Design and Developed Design

What is BS 8895-2:2015?

The second part of BS 8895 series is a code of practice for designing for material efficiency, which is a key part to achieve higher levels of resource efficiency in a building project. This is an important standard in matters of waste management, in the construction area.

BS 8895-2 gives recommendations for the processes, information exchanges and responsibilities for design teams to incorporate into projects at the Concept Design and Developed Design Stages of a building project. These recommendations are accepted as a good practice by industry leaders and practitioners. 

Who should use BS 8895-2:2015?

BS 8895-2 is intended to be used by the design team when preparing Concept and Developed Designs to include proposals for material efficiency.

It's important for everybody involved in the design and construction of a building.

Why is BS 8895-2:2015 important?

This standard aligns with government’s policy to reduce the waste disposal in the construction area.

The construction sector is the largest contributor of waste by sector in the UK, generating construction, demolition and excavation waste. A more efficient design can help to reduce these waste.

BS 8895-2 sets out the process for the integration of designing for material efficiency into the Concept Design and Developed Design stages of the RIBA Plan of Work.

 

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Standard NumberBS 8895-2:2015
TitleDesigning for material efficiency in building projects. Code of Practice for concept and developed design
StatusCurrent
Publication Date31 July 2015
Cross ReferencesBS 8895-1, BS 7000-4:2013, BS EN 15804:2012+A1:2013
Draft Superseded By15/30296207 DC
DescriptorsSpecifications, Site investigations, Documents, Building specifications, Production management, Time measurement, Design, Legal liability, Management operations, Buildings, Planning
ICS91.040.01
CommitteeB/209
ISBN978 0 580 85618 1
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages36
File Size314 KB
Price£206.00


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