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Structural Steel Reuse Protocol

There is an increasing awareness of the potential environmental benefits of using salvaged structural steel sections, otherwise known as reuse steel, from old buildings, principally in terms of reduced green house gas emissions. Furthermore...

ENV1002.pdf
Environment 27/01/2009 Allistair Fussel
Comparative Study - Reuse Steel

It has been recognized that existing steel buildings are a huge reservoir of materials and component that can potentially be used for future projects. Reuse of structural steel is the most efficient use of resources, not requiring any addit...

ENV1003.pdf
Environment 16/01/2009 Allistair Fussel
Proceedings of the Sustainable Steel Construction Seminars April 2008

At the beginning of April, 2008, Steel Construction New Zealand Inc., (SCNZ) ran seminars in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington under the theme ‘Sustainable Steel Construction’. The guest speaker was...

ENV1001.pdf
Environment 01/05/2008 Clark Hyland & Micheal Sansom
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Structural Steel Reuse Protocol

Written by Allistair Fussel on January 27th, 2009.      0 comments

There is an increasing awareness of the potential environmental benefits of using salvaged structural steel sections, otherwise known as reuse steel, from old buildings, principally in terms of reduced green house gas emissions. Furthermore, steel buildings designed with end-of-life reuse in mind have the potential to be profitably mined for future reuse upon demolition rather than be an expensive liability for the building owner.
Topics: Coating Environment
 

Comparative Study - Reuse Steel

Written by Allistair Fussel on January 16th, 2009.      0 comments

It has been recognized that existing steel buildings are a huge reservoir of materials and component that can potentially be used for future projects. Reuse of structural steel is the most efficient use of resources, not requiring any additional energy for the recycling process. To quantify the effect of using reuse steel salvaged from old buildings, the carbon foot print for a 10 storey steel office building has been computed for three different reuse contents (10%, 30% and 50%). The building structural system consists of composite metal slab flooring supported on steel gravity frame with lateral resistance provided by chevron bracing. Examples of new buildings designed and constructed using salvaged structural steel and a protocol for identifying salvaged steel for reuse are featured in Steel Advisor article ENV 1002 (Fussell 2009).
Topics: Coating Environment
 

Proceedings of the Sustainable Steel Construction Seminars April 2008

Written by Clark Hyland & Micheal Sansom on May 1st, 2008.      0 comments

At the beginning of April, 2008, Steel Construction New Zealand Inc., (SCNZ) ran seminars in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington under the theme ‘Sustainable Steel Construction’. The guest speaker was Dr Michael Sansom, senior manager of the Sustainability Group of the U.K.’s Steel Construction Institute. He was joined by the Secretary Manager of SCNZ, Clark Hyland. These proceedings which outline the main messages delivered at the seminar series were compiled by Roy Kane
Topics: Coating Environment
 
   
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