ENERGY USE IN THE CONTRACT CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

This report is an analysis of energy use in the contract construction industry compiled to determine the amount of energy used and the potential impact that national energy shortages would have on the industry. Analysis includes building construction, heavy construction, and special trades. The overview is composed of a discussion of the industry structure, energy use, intraindustry variations, energy supply, and substitutability and conservation of fuels. Contractors in the following industries are analyzed: Single-family housing; residential building; industrial building; nonresidential construction; highway and street; bridge, tunnel, and elevated-highway; waterworks, sewer, pipeline, communication line, and power line; heavy construction, swimming pool and fence; and special trades.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Appendix A, PB-245 423 and Appendix B, PB-245 424.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Tetra Tech, Incorporated

    1911 North Fort Myer Drive
    Arlington, VA  USA  22209

    Architectural Press

    Linacre House, Jordan Hill
    Oxford, Oxfordshire  United Kingdom  OX2 8DP
  • Publication Date: 1975-2-18

Media Info

  • Pagination: 185 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00093818
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TETRAT-A-412-75-011FFinal Rpt., FEA/EI-1664
  • Contract Numbers: DI-14-01-0001-1664
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 4 1976 12:00AM