Unit Overview

Sustainability

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P1

Descrieb six different features of the natural environment that must be constidered at the planning stage of a project.

Link to P1 Presentation

 

P2

Explain four different forms of global pollution arising from construction projects.

 

Link to Presentation for P2 and P3

 

P3

Explain how four different forms of local pollution arising from construction projects may harm the local environment.

 

P4

Explain four key methods used to protect the natural environment from the impact of the construction and built environment sector

 

Link to P4 Presentation

 

P5

Explain three different, fit-for-purpose sustainable construction techniques.

 

Huf Haus are a German company that manufacture the house in a factory then assemble on site, this is known as a kit house (timber framing and SIPs are also forms of kits house).

 

Consider how this can impact on the environment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M1

Assess the potential environmental impact of a proposed construction project on the local natural environment

 

M2

Compare the four key methods used to protect the natural environment in terms of cost, effectiveness and public perception

 

M3

Compare sustainable construction techniques in terms of relative cost and performance.

 

D1

Assess the importance of addressing environmental issues for the mutual benefit of the community and individual construction firms

 

D2

Justify the use of appropriate sustainable construction techniques for a specified construction project.