Eco-efficient Construction and Building Materials
  • Release Date : 14 February 2014
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 624 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780857097729
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Download or read book entitled Eco-efficient Construction and Building Materials by author: Fernando Pacheco-Torgal which was release on 14 February 2014 and published by Woodhead Publishing with total page 624 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Eco-efficient Construction and Building Materials reviews ways of assessing the environmental impact of construction and building materials. Part one discusses the application of life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology to building materials as well as eco-labeling. Part two includes case studies showing the application of LCA methodology to different types of building material, from cement and concrete to wood and adhesives used in building. Part three includes case studies applying LCA methodology to particular structures and components. Reviews ways of assessing the environmental impact of construction and building materials Provides a thorough overview, including strengths and shortcomings, of the life cycle assessment (LCA) and eco-labeling of eco-efficient construction and building materials Includes case studies showing the application of LCA methodology to different types of building material, from cement and concrete to wood and adhesives used in building