The Alliance for Sustainable Building Productsis a cross sector, not for profit organisation, comprising, building product manufacturers and distributors, specifiers, designers, contractors, public interest and sustainability organisations, academics and other building practitioners.We are committed to accelerating the transition to a high performance, healthy and low carbon built environment by championing the increased understanding and use of building products that meet demonstrably high standards of sustainability.
scope: The Natural Fibre Insulation Group (NFIG) is a collective of ASBP members who are the leading manufacturers and suppliers of natural fibre insulation in the UK.
The purpose of the group is to work collaboratively to better communicate the many benefits of natural insulation products and systems. Group activities include exhibiting at popular tradeshows (Futurebuild, UK Construction Week, London Build), hosting CPDs/events, publishing peer-reviewed briefing papers and journal/magazine articles, and more.
A collaborative stakeholder group seeking to identify solutions and alternatives that can help to reduce the over-use of plastic building products and packaging in the construction industry.
Introductory guide – The issues and challenges – what we already know, who’s doing what and identify any gaps in knowledge. The solutions – policy and business drivers, forward-thinking initiatives and innovation.
Stakeholder and activities mapping exercise – Open source online map of initiatives and information sources.
Seminars and exhibitions – Find out more about the group and speak to our members. The group most recently presented at the London Build exhibition in November 2019.
Dragons’ Den – A chance for innovators to pitch their solutions and alternatives to our members and partners.
Site visits – Gain an appreciation of plastic usage first hand from site visits to manufacturing plants and construction sites.
Pilot projects – Trial possible solutions and innovative alternatives.