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Improvement of the life cycle assessment methodology for dwellings

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Published by IOS Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental factors,
  • Housing,
  • Social impact of environmental issues,
  • Social Science,
  • Consumer Health,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • Nonfiction / Social Science,
  • Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8819648M
    ISBN 101586036904
    ISBN 109781586036904


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an enzymatic transesterification process for producing biodiesel, which should be more sustainable and economically superior to the conventional transesterification process. This PhD project has contributed to the sustainability assessment of biodiesel from a life cycle perspective, including different types of transesterification processes.

Life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology is widely employed to evaluate the life cycle environmental impact of a product system (Azapagic and Clift, ). However, LCA cannot automatically generate alternatives and identify the optimal one.

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Life Cycle Assessment Methodology. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a "cradle-to-grave" approach for evaluating products, materials, processes, services, and industrial systems with respect to their environmental -to-grave process begins with the extracting of raw materials from the earth to manufacture a product and ends at the point when all materials are returned to the.

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Then aga in, and. Life Cycle Assessment 1 170209 PM. Life Cycle Assessment: Principles, Practice and Prospects, by Ralph. Life Cycle Assessment Report Information Introduction Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a method used to determine the real cost andor environmental impact of a product over its life.

This LCA accounts for impacts and costs from cradle to grave (recycling environmental costs are. MARY ANN CURRAN, PHD, is an internationally recognized expert in the field of life cycle assessment and management. She began working on LCA methodology in at the U. EPA's National Risk Management Research Laboratory in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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In this regard, the environmental policies at European level provide a valuable example of how life cycle thinking (LCT) is. This document presents a simple example of the steps in Life Cycle Assessment of Buildings: A Practice Guide (referred to as the Practice Guide in this document).

A small gingerbread house is used instead of a real-life building for the sake of simplicity, and also to focus attention on the process instead of the material results. Accounting for Ecosystem Goods and Services in Life Cycle Assessment and Process Design Erin F.

Landers, Robert A. Urban and Bhavtk R. Baksht Motivation Life Cycle Assessment Background Ecologically-Based Life Cycle Assessment Case Study Comparing Process-Based and Hybrid Studies Based on EIO-LCA and Eco-LCA Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a structured methodology for compiling and evaluating the environmental impacts and the primary energy demand of a product system throughout its life cycle.

This guide supplements BG 52 Life Cycle Assessment - an introduction to explain in more detail how LCA is applied to an entire HVAC building system. Improvement of the life cycle assessment methodology forh dwellings Arjen Meijer Tools that calculate the environmental performance of dwellings based on life cycle assessment (LCA) often do not address the indoor environment of houses.

This thesis. principles for whole life assessment of the environmental impacts from built projects based on life cycle assessment (LCA). In practical terms, aspects of the EN methodology have been subject to varying interpretations by practitioners and clients: different scopes commissioned according to different client requirements, varying.

Comparison of methodologies for Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment: A Review B. Rodriguez, K. Simonen April 6, EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The main goal of this study is to review whole building life cycle assessment (WBLCA) methods and to distinguish the main differences and similarities among current guidelines.

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The Method of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Summary The LCA is a standardized method which allows the integral record, quantification and evaluation of the environmental damages connected with a product, a procedure, or a service in the context of a given question.

Integral survey means the consideration of all steps. 8. Life Cycle Assessment of buildings Buildings became a major target for environmental improvement as building sector accounted for nearly 40 of the worlds energy consumption, 30 of raw material use and 33 of the related global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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Life-Cycle Assessment presents a brief overview of the development of the life-cycle assessment process and develops guidelines and principles for implementation of a product life-cycle inventory analysis. The book describes inventory analysis, impact analysis, and improvement analysis-the three components of a product life.The building sector is one of the crucial stakeholders in the global energy and environmental scenario.

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