Excellent engagement with the CCPI Consultation

  • 26 Apr 2021

The information from the industry-wide consultation on the proposed Code for Construction Product Information (CCPI) is still being processed and analysed, but preliminary data shows excellent engagement from across the construction industry. 

The consultation, to which the whole industry were invited to respond, gave manufacturers, distributors, specifiers and users of product information an opportunity to comment on the new Code, the implementation of its 11 Clauses, and its proposed ongoing management and policing. 

The consultation was undertaken for the CPA by MRA Research – an independent market research company and MRS accredited Company Partner. In total, there have been more than 200 responses so far, including comprehensive feedback from 33 trade associations representing well over 10,000 member companies.

The trade association responses provided in-depth and detailed comments and suggestions on behalf of their members. 

Although the official deadline for submissions was 31 March, entries are still coming in. Given the importance of a new Code, these are also featuring in the analysis. Sectors engaging less are being encouraged to submit their views. 

The statistics of the CCPI Consultation

Preliminary results show only 1% are opposed to the Code, while 73% of respondents said the proposed Code either almost or completely meets their expectations.

Just under 90% of providers of construction product information and trade associations said it is important for their company or their members to comply with the new Code. 


Adam Turk, Chair of the CPA’s Marketing Integrity Group and CEO of Siderise, says: “We’re delighted with the industry’s engagement to the Consultation and the detail and breadth of feedback, which the wider team are currently working through.

“The range of feedback provides us with important insight into the specific challenges different organisations at all levels may face. 

“The consultation aims to ensure that every view is heard in equal measure, and so we encourage that all feedback is through the formalised consultation process so we can gather the many responses effectively.

“We are continuing to seek the views of sectors who’ve left it to others to speak for them or just have not engaged to a significant degree. They also matter and we are making strenuous efforts to include their views. 

“We are pleased to see that the majority of respondents do indeed support the proposed Code for Construction Product Information, and in its current format too.


“The comments provided however, highlight a need for clarification around some areas of the Code, together with useful consideration to some of the specific detail, and are giving us food for thought around some concerns and topics for further discussion.

“These will be addressed in the coming months. We always recognised that more work would be required and the industry’s input is a fantastic sense check for us.”

The data is currently undergoing validation and analysis by MRA Research. The full report will be out in due course. Feedback from individuals and Trade Associations will be reported separately, because the huge volume of helpful detail requires a more qualitative analysis. 

For more information or to download the Code, visit

Leave a Reply

Latest news


EJOT Colorfast chosen for Kingspan’s highly sustainable new Asian factory

More than 120,000 EJOT Colorfast self-drilling fasteners have helped Kingspan to create a thermally superior, visually-appealing building envelope for its first purpose-built manufacturing plant in South East Asia.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Case Studies, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency


ASSA ABLOY helps new manufacturing plant achieve LEED Gold certification

Improving sustainability performance is becoming a higher priority for building developers, owners and users. One consequence is fast-growing demand for green building certifications — and therefore specification. Specialist input can make the difference between hitting and missing a project target, as ASSA ABLOY explains here…

Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, BIM, Infrastructure & CAD Software, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Building Services, Case Studies, Doors, Facility Management & Building Services, Information Technology, Retrofit & Renovation, Security and Fire Protection, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency


GEZE UK – accredited as a Living Wage company

GEZE UK is delighted to announce that the company has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer. The real Living Wage is the only UK wage rate based on the cost of living.

Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Doors, Facility Management & Building Services, news, Security and Fire Protection