LibraryMotivation (why we need this feature): Updated construction waste factors will improve the accuracy of assessments and limit rework for studies conducted to rating schemes with prescriptive average construction waste factors., Which regions need the feature?: Global, United Kingdom, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Which projects types does the feature support?: Buildings, Infrastructure, Fit Outs, Landscaping, Which ratings systems require the feature?: RICS WLC, Green Star Buildings (Au and NZ).,
The current default construction waste factors are out of date. At least 3 standards/rating schemes have recently published average construction waste factors to be used to calculate A5 impacts. These should be integrated into eTool.