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EUROPEAN CONCRETE PLATFORM. By J.-P. Jacobs, Managing Director. ROLE. Privileged vehicle for common activity on Agreed concrete related issues at European level i.e.

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EUROPEAN

CONCRETE

PLATFORM

By J.-P. Jacobs, Managing Director


ROLE

  • Privileged vehicle for common activity on

  • Agreed concrete related issues at European level i.e.

Energy performance of buildingsFire safety EurocodesCommon environmental and technical mattersSustainable construction…

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Objectives
OBJECTIVES

  • Develop pro-active marketing & advocacy strategy of the concrete industry at European level

  • Enhance a positive image of concrete through marketing arguments in favour of concrete

  • Develop common positions of the European cement/ concrete industry on key market related issues

  • Increase the concrete industry presence

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Asbl incorporated
ASBL INCORPORATED

CEMBUREAU, BIBM, EFCA, ERMCO signed the deed as founding Members on 19 December 2007

  • President: B. Wolschner(BIBM)

  • Vice-President: J. R. Bujanda(ERMCO)

  • Managing Director: J.-P. Jacobs (CEMBUREAU)

  • Treasurer: F. Biasioli(ERMCO)

  • Secretary: R. Harbron(EFCA)

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Membership
MEMBERSHIP

  • UEPG Membership in April 2008

  • Principle

    All ECP Members contribute to the agreed projects

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Energy efficiency with concrete
ENERGY EFFICIENCY WITH CONCRETE

By choosing concrete, energy efficiency is improved and thermal comfort enhanced

  • European brochure on Concrete for energy-efficiency buildings:The benefits of thermal masswebsite Adapted at national level: Ireland, Italy, Poland, The Netherlands, Turkey and UK

  • Web portfolio on case studies showing energy efficient concrete buildings from across Europe www.europeanconcrete/concrete issues

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Energy efficiency with concrete1
ENERGY EFFICIENCY WITH CONCRETE

To be issued soon

  • General guidelines for using thermal mass in concrete buildings

  • General guidelines for reducing CO2 in civil engineering works

    Project under development

  • Examples of whole life cycle of concrete buildings and infrastructure works illustrating (show cases) across Europe all the benefits of concrete in sustainable construction

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Fire safety with concrete
FIRE SAFETY WITH CONCRETE

Concrete can be used to provide life safety, protection of property and of the environment

  • European brochure on Comprehensive fire protection and safety with concrete buildingsincluding website Adapted at national level: Austria, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Turkey and UK

  • European Brochure on Improving fire safety in tunnels: The concrete pavement solutionAdapted at national level: France, Italy, Portugal and Turkey

  • European Fire Design Guidein English, French and Dutch versions

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Durability and stability of concrete structures
DURABILITY AND STABILITY OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES

Tools for the design of economic and innovative concrete structures with Eurocode 2 (EN 1992)

  • Concise Eurocode 2 + 8 "How to" leaflets websiteBeing adapted at national level

  • Commentary to Eurocode 2 giving background to EN 1992

  • Worked Examples to facilitate early understanding of the Eurocodes

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Ecp and sustainable construction
ECP AND SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION

  • ECP Book on the Sustainable benefits of concrete structures

  • Presentation by Martin Clarke

    Forthcoming soon

  • WBCSD CSI brochure on concrete recycling

    Project under development

  • Toolbox "A Common language for sustainable construction"

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Ecp task forces
ECP TASK FORCES

  • HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT & HYGIENE (TF HEH)

  • FIRE SAFETY (TF FS)

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www.europeanconcrete.eu

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