Briefing note on Construction Products Regulations
July 12, 2012 at 9:59 AM
The department of the Environment has issued a briefing note on the construction products regulations which come into force exactly one year from now. These have implications for the manufacturing industry as there are now requiresments to carry out Life Cycle analysis on products in order to receive the CE mark.
This briefing document can be downloaded here.
The construction products regulations which will replace the construction products directive will be introduced on 1 July 2013 and will apply to all products which are covered by European Harmonised Standards.
The European Commission recently hosted a conference to update the construction industry and you can view the presentations at the following link: here
The IGBC intends to further brief members in the coming months on the implications and what Irish Industry needs to do.