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UEPC attends Thematic Group on Sustainable use of natural resources - Construction 2020

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UEPC attends Thematic Group on Sustainable use of natural resources - Construction 2020

Today UEPC attended the fifth Thematic Group 3 'Sustainable use of natural resources' meeting within the framework of the European Commission's 'Construction 2020' Action Plan at the European Commission's Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs.
The purpose of this group is to have a continuous dialogue/debate between European Commission services and industry representatives with the aim at addressing actions for improvements in the sector to contribute to a competitive construction sector and develop a resource and energy efficient building stock.
Today's meeting focussed on a variety of topics including the implentation of the Circular Economy Action Plan; a follow-up on the EU Construction and Demolition Waste Protocol; the progress on the EU framework for the assessment of the environmental performace of buildings; and the durability of buildings versus the design for deconstruction.