Technical

Concrete is the most commonly used building material in the world. Precast concrete covers all factory-made concrete products from mass produced blocks, paving and roof tiles, to massive customised bespoke units.

As the trade association representing manufacturers, British Precast conducts technical work in collaboration with and on behalf of our members. Specific technical work on particular product is addressed by Product Associations and overarching issues for all precast production is driven by British Precast.

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UK Team Launches Innovate UK-Funded Pilot to Decarbonise Precast Concrete in Construction

01 Jun 2021

The UK’s built environment sector is turning its attention to the embodied carbon in buildings, which - according to the World Green Building Council - accounts for 11% of our national total emissions. Concrete, whilst a default choice for many structures, is acknowledged as a carbon-intensive material and a focus for an industry challenged to develop a roadmap to net-zero.

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