A life cycle approach to buildings

A life cycle approach to buildings

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A building's entire life cycle aooOCU1/4oOe1/4o from construction through occupation, cycles of renovation and repairs, up to demolition and disposal, impacts the flow of materials thereby created. The decisive path of a building's environmental impact is however usually set early in the planning phase, at a time when planners often still lack knowledge about the sustainability characteristics of different building materials and constructions.qGlobal warming effect Quantity of radioAr active waste Primary energy, non- renewable a€” Construction of a Passivhaus office building Quantity of radioactive waste Primary energy, ... Environmental impact is therefore not a question of energy standards or material selection, but much more about ... The advantages of photovoltaic electricity are apparent particularly in the primary energy consumption andanbsp;...

Title:A life cycle approach to buildings
Author:Niklaus Kohler, Holger König, Johannes Kreissig, Thomas Lützkendorf
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2010-01-01


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