Tip of the iceberg #5: The importance of the “functional equivalence” concept in Whole-life carbon assessments

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In September 2020, the BPDA published a new report which demonstrated why the carbon footprint of concrete pipeline products is significantly lower than HDPE alternatives. In this blog, we explain the importance of functional equivalence and why a carbon assessment of drainage pipelines should include the pipe and its surrounding bedding, not only the pipe.   What is… Read more »