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COMPARATIVE LIFE-CYCLE BUILDING AND CONCRETE

COMPARATIVE LIFE-CYCLE ASSESSMENT OF A MASS TIMBER BUILDING AND CONCRETE ALTERNATIVE1 Shaobo Liang† Postdoctoral Research Fellow E-mail: [email protected] Hongmei Gu*† Research Forest Products Technologist E-mail: [email protected] Richard Bergman† Project Leader and Research Wood Scientist USDA Forest Products Laboratory Madison, WI 53726

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Comparative life-cycle assessment of a high-rise mass ...

Dynamic life cycle carbon and energy analysis for cross-laminated timber in the Southeastern United States; Life cycle assessment and environmental building declaration for the design building at the University of Massachusetts; Comparative life-cycle assessment of a mass timber building and concrete alternative

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Comparative Life-Cycle Assessment of a High-Rise Mass ...

Comparative Life-Cycle Assessment of a High-Rise Mass Timber Building with an Equivalent Reinforced Concrete Alternative Using the Athena Impact Estimator for Buildings . Zhongjia Chen . 1, Hongmei Gu . 2, * , Richard D. Bergman . 2 . and Shaobo Liang . 2 . 1

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(PDF) Comparative Life-Cycle Assessment of a High-Rise ...

Jun 09, 2020  Comparative Life-Cycle Assessment of a High-Rise Mass Timber Building with an Equivalent Reinforced Concrete Alternative Using the Athena Impact Estimator for Buildings June 2020 Sustainability 12 ...

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Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Steel and Concrete ...

A comparative cradle-to-gate life cycle assessment of mid-rise office building construction alternatives: Laminated timber or reinforced concrete. Buildings 2012 , 2 , 245–270. [ Google Scholar ] [ CrossRef ]

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(PDF) Comparative life-cycle assessment of a mass timber ...

Comparative building LCA is often applied to assess the total carbon emission difference between traditional concrete buildings and buildings with mass timber or other engineered wood products ...

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Comparative life-cycle assessment of a mass timber ...

As part of continuous environmental improvement processes, building life-cycle assessment (LCA) is a useful tool to compare the environmental footprint of building structures. This study is a comparative LCA of an 8360-m2, 12-story mixed-use apartment/office building designed for Portland, OR, and constructed from mainly mass timber.

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A comparative life cycle assessment (LCA) of concrete and ...

Jul 30, 2020  The demolition process for concrete has an insignificant impact on the building’s life cycle (Fig. 6), indicating that the end-of-life recovery potential for steel structures is crucial. Considering the S-PPVC, recycling contributes a 15% benefit (− 15%) at the building’s end-of-life stage; for C-PPVC, the recycling of steel bars ...

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Comparative Life-Cycle Assessment of a High-Rise Mass ...

Comparative Life-Cycle Assessment of a High-Rise Mass Timber Building with an Equivalent Reinforced Concrete Alternative Using the Athena Impact Estimator for Buildings . Zhongjia Chen . 1, Hongmei Gu . 2, * , Richard D. Bergman . 2 . and Shaobo Liang . 2 . 1

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Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Steel and Concrete ...

A comparative cradle-to-gate life cycle assessment of mid-rise office building construction alternatives: Laminated timber or reinforced concrete. Buildings 2012 , 2 , 245–270. [ Google Scholar ] [ CrossRef ]

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LCA WTE PAPER Comparative Life-Cycle Assessment of

Insulated precast concrete and thin-brick veneer (Pib)* Pib-S Pib-C Pib-P *Thin-brick veneer consists of bricks that are 13 to 16 mm (1/2 to 5/8 in.) thick cast into the precast concrete panels. LIFE-CYCLE STAGES The research program considered the full life cycle of a building

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Comparative life cycle assessment of four buildings in ...

For the new buildings (i.e. CLT, Concrete and Timber frame), the main contributing life-cycle stages are Use, and Building components which account for at least 35% of the total impacts across all impact categories, the only exception being CLT's global warming impact, where Use and Building components only account for 4% of the total impacts.

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Methodology for Life-Cycle Sustainability Assessment of ...

framework for the comparative life-cycle assessment (LCA) concerning a residential building is presented; three different structural materials are compared—namely, reinforced concrete (RC), steel, and wood. Starting with functional, architectural, and structural requirements, the building is

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Life Cycle Cost Comparison Study of PV and Concrete ...

Oct 17, 2018  This paper presents a comparative study of “life cycle cost” or LCC of a building school rooftop element in Jakarta. The simulation applied two different types of roof: a concrete roof and a PV rooftop. The aim of this study is to investigate the electricity production of the solar panels, the saving to investment ratio or SIR, and the total life cycle cost of each rooftop element.

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Whole building life cycle assessment (LCA)

A comparative life cycle assessment of two multistory residential buildings: Cross-laminated timber vs. concrete slab and column with light gauge steel walls (p. 121). Vancouver, BC: FPInnovations.

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Materials Life cycle Impacts - Green Building Council of ...

1 Comparative Life Cycle Assessment Up to 6 points are available where a whole-of-building whole-of-life (cradle-to-grave) life cycle assessment (LCA) is conducted for the project and a reference case. Points are awarded based on the extent of environmental impact reduction against six environmental impacts categories when compared to the ...

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COMPARATIVE LIFE-CYCLE ASSESSMENT OF A MASS TIMBER ...

Apr 24, 2020  As part of continuous environmental improvement processes, building life-cycle assessment (LCA) is a useful tool to compare the environmental footprint of building structures. This study is a comparative LCA of an 8360-m2, 12-story mixed-us apartment/office building designed for Portland, OR, and constructed from mainly mass timber.

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Life cycle assessment of steel and reinforced concrete ...

Life cycle assessment of steel and reinforced concrete structures: A new analysis tool Alexandre Peyroteo, Miguel Silva, Said Jalali Minho University Department of Civil Engineering Guimarães, Portugal ABSTRACT: In this paper is discussed the life cycle of steel and reinforced concrete structures using a simplified life cycle analysis.

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A comparative life cycle assessment of mid-rise office ...

The objective of this project aimed to quantify and compare the environmental impacts associated with the construction of a mid-rise office building. Two alternative scenarios were considered; a traditional cast-in-place, reinforced concrete frame and a laminated timber hybrid design, which utilized engineered wood products including glulam and cross-laminated timber (CLT). The study boundary ...

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Platte Fifteen

and industry LCIA (Life Cycle Inventory Assessment) data become more readily available within LCA tools and the standardization of materials, product, and building LCAs evolve, building LCA results and comparative studies will become more potent and accessible. In the meantime, relative impacts can inform system and product

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A comparative life cycle assessment (LCA) of concrete and ...

Jul 30, 2020  The demolition process for concrete has an insignificant impact on the building’s life cycle (Fig. 6), indicating that the end-of-life recovery potential for steel structures is crucial. Considering the S-PPVC, recycling contributes a 15% benefit (− 15%) at the building’s end-of-life stage; for C-PPVC, the recycling of steel bars ...

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Comparative life-cycle impact assessment of concrete ...

Comparative life-cycle impact assessment of concrete manufacturing in Singapore Author: Gursel, Aysegul Petek, Ostertag, Claudia Source: The international journal of life cycle assessment 2017 v.22 no.2 pp. 237-255 ISSN: 0948-3349 Subject:

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Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Conventional Concrete ...

In the present work, the environmental impacts of the concrete made with woody fly ash that presented compressive strength like the conventional concrete were evaluated and compared using the Life Cycle Assessment methodology. The impact assessment method used was the “CML-IA baseline” implemented in SimaPro software. The results showed that concrete with fly ash had a lower impact than ...

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Abstract – Comparative Life-Cycle Performance of ...

ICF constructions provide continuous layers of concrete and expanded polystyrene (EPS) surrounding the building. This report presents the results of the first phase in a study of comparative life cycle performance of ICF construction and wood-frame construction for residential buidlings, which focuses on energy performance.

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A Comparative Life Cycle Assessment Modeling of External ...

Apr 05, 2015  Xing et al [12] compared two general buildings made of concrete and steel in China using an LCA as well and found that lower energy consumption and environmental emissions are achieved by the concrete-framed building compared with the steel-framed building over the whole life-cycle of the building.

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Comparative life cycle assessment of four buildings in ...

We conducted a life-cycle assessment on four buildings in Greenland, i.e. concrete building, CLT building, a timber frame building and a renovation of an existing concrete building. We evaluated the environmental impacts at midpoint indicator and overall damages to human health, ecosystem quality, and resources, to identify the building type ...

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Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Geosynthetics versus ...

ABSTRACT: Geogrids made of geosynthetics can replace conventional building materials like concrete. In this article, goal and scope, basic data and the results of a comparative life cycle assessment of concrete reinforced retaining walls (CRRW) and geosynthetics reinforced retaining walls (GRRW) are

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Quantifying building life cycle environmental impacts

Mixed Concrete Research Education Foundation. [email protected] is solely responsible for content. Publication/Revision Date: November 2016 ! ! Building Life Cycle Assessment Quantifying building life cycle environmental impacts It is important to take a life cycle perspective when evaluating the environmental impacts of buildings and building products

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Whole building life cycle assessment (LCA)

A comparative life cycle assessment of two multistory residential buildings: Cross-laminated timber vs. concrete slab and column with light gauge steel walls (p. 121). Vancouver, BC: FPInnovations.

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Life cycle assessment of steel and reinforced concrete ...

Life cycle assessment of steel and reinforced concrete structures: A new analysis tool Alexandre Peyroteo, Miguel Silva, Said Jalali Minho University Department of Civil Engineering Guimarães, Portugal ABSTRACT: In this paper is discussed the life cycle of steel and reinforced concrete structures using a simplified life cycle analysis.

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Comparative life-cycle cost (LCC) study of green and ...

Mar 01, 2021  Comparative life-cycle cost (LCC) study of green and traditional industrial buildings in Sri Lanka ... GBs have used low thermal conductive materials with low emmisitive and heat reflective glasses, while the traditional building used concrete framework and concrete blocks and bricks for the walls. Therefore, GBs have high content of recyclable ...

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A comparative life cycle assessment of mid-rise office ...

The objective of this project aimed to quantify and compare the environmental impacts associated with the construction of a mid-rise office building. Two alternative scenarios were considered; a traditional cast-in-place, reinforced concrete frame and a laminated timber hybrid design, which utilized engineered wood products including glulam and cross-laminated timber (CLT). The study boundary ...

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Sustainability in Prefabricated Architecture: A ...

A comparative life cycle analysis has been undertaken by emphasising three different approaches: Energy consumption, CO2 emissions and the thermal performance of three conventional building materials (steel, concrete and timber-based structures) in the residential sector of New Zealand.

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COMPARATIVE LIFE-CYCLE ASSESSMENT OF A MASS TIMBER ...

Apr 24, 2020  As part of continuous environmental improvement processes, building life-cycle assessment (LCA) is a useful tool to compare the environmental footprint of building structures. This study is a comparative LCA of an 8360-m2, 12-story mixed-us apartment/office building designed for Portland, OR, and constructed from mainly mass timber.

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