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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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  1. EUROPEAN CONCRETE PLATFORM By J.-P. Jacobs, Managing Director

  2. 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… 11.02.09-ECP-JPJ

  3. 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 11.02.09-ECP-JPJ

  4. 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) 11.02.09-ECP-JPJ

  5. MEMBERSHIP • UEPG Membership in April 2008 • Principle All ECP Members contribute to the agreed projects 11.02.09-ECP-JPJ

  6. http://www.europeanconcrete.eu 11.02.09-ECP-JPJ

  7. 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 11.02.09-ECP-JPJ

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  9. 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 11.02.09-ECP-JPJ

  10. 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 11.02.09-ECP-JPJ

  11. 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 11.02.09-ECP-JPJ

  12. 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" 11.02.09-ECP-JPJ


  14. www.europeanconcrete.eu 11.02.09-ECP-JPJ

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