Barratt Developments, Mace and Skanska are among the major contractors set to drive conformance with the Code for Construction Product Information (CCPI) through their supply chains.
Other major names backing the code are Berkeley Homes, Morgan Sindall Group, Murphy and Persimmon Homes.
As so-called ‘CCPI Supporters’, they have all signed a pledge to work with their supply chains to drive CCPI conformance and raise standards in the industry. Their strategic suppliers and manufacturers of construction products will be required to ensure that those products are either verified by the CCPI, or are undergoing the CCPI verification process.
Their pledge includes a focus on achieving CCPI conformance as soon as possible and by December 2026 at the latest.
Dame Judith Hackitt said: “It is great to see demand-side companies take this lead and setting expectations for the supply chains. This is exactly what we need to see to drive the take up of CCPI.”
Amanda Long, chief executive of CPI Ltd (the not-for-profit organisation set up to independently verify CCPI conformance), said: “I warmly congratulate the first CCPI Supporters on their leadership and strongly encourage others to join them. CCPI Supporters recognise that they need to deploy products that are supplied with clear, accurate, accessible, up-to-date and unambiguous product information.
“Products that are verified against the CCPI will help enable companies to have greater confidence in the construction product information on which they base important decisions in the construction process. Watch this space for further CCPI Supporters announcements to come!”
Nearly 50 companies are either already through or in process for the gateway element of the CCPI assessment. A similar number of product sets’ (covering approximately 700 products) product information is either verified or in process for verification.
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