Eco efficient Construction and Building Materials

Written By Fernando Pacheco-Torgal
Eco efficient Construction and Building Materials
  • Publsiher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 14 February 2014
  • ISBN : 0857097725
  • Pages : 624 pages
  • Rating : 3/5 from 1 reviews
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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

Eco efficient Construction and Building Materials

Eco efficient Construction and Building Materials
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Luisa F. Cabeza,Joao Labrincha,Aldo Giuntini de Magalhaes
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-02-14
  • Total pages : 624
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : 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 ...

Eco efficient Construction and Building Materials

Eco efficient Construction and Building Materials
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco Torgal,Said Jalali
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2011-07-31
  • Total pages : 247
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : Eco-efficient Construction and Building Materials provides essential reading about materials for the construction industry in the twenty-first century. It covers the latest findings in the field, especially the toxicity aspects, embodied energy, construction and demolition wastes, the use of wastes in concrete, masonry units, materials reinforced with vegetable fibres, earth ...

Nanotechnology in Eco efficient Construction

Nanotechnology in Eco efficient Construction
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Maria Vittoria Diamanti,Ali Nazari,Claes Goran-Granqvist,Alina Pruna,Serji Amirkhanian
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-22
  • Total pages : 896
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : Covering the latest technologies, Nanotechnology in eco-efficient construction provides an authoritative guide to the role of nanotechnology in the development of eco-efficient construction materials and sustainable construction. The book contains a special focus on applications concerning concrete and cement, as nanotechnology is driving significant development in concrete technologies. The new ...

Eco efficient Construction and Building Materials

Eco efficient Construction and Building Materials
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco Torgal,Said Jalali
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2011-08-05
  • Total pages : 247
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : Eco-efficient Construction and Building Materials provides essential reading about materials for the construction industry in the twenty-first century. It covers the latest findings in the field, especially the toxicity aspects, embodied energy, construction and demolition wastes, the use of wastes in concrete, masonry units, materials reinforced with vegetable fibres, earth ...

Biopolymers and Biotech Admixtures for Eco Efficient Construction Materials

Biopolymers and Biotech Admixtures for Eco Efficient Construction Materials
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Volodymyr Ivanov,Niranjan Karak,Henk Jonkers
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-01-11
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : Since 1930 more than 100,000 new chemical compounds have been developed and insufficient information exists on the health assessment of 95 percent of these chemicals in which a relevant percentage are used in construction products. For instance Portland cement concrete, the most used material on the Planet (10.000 million tons/year that in the ...

Sustainable Construction and Building Materials

Sustainable Construction and Building Materials
  • Author : Bibhuti Bhusan Das,Narayanan Neithalath
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-12-30
  • Total pages : 906
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : This book presents select proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Construction and Building Materials (ICSCBM 2018), and examines a range of durable, energy-efficient, and next-generation construction and building materials produced from industrial wastes and byproducts. The topics covered include alternative, eco-friendly construction and building materials, next-generation concretes, energy efficiency in ...

Bio Based Materials and Biotechnologies for Eco Efficient Construction

Bio Based Materials and Biotechnologies for Eco Efficient Construction
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Volodymyr Ivanov,Daniel C. W. Tsang
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing Limited
  • Release Date : 2020-03-02
  • Total pages : 630
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : Bio-based Materials and Biotechnologies for Eco-efficient Construction fills a gap in the published literature, discussing bio-based materials and biotechnologies that are crucial for a more sustainable construction industry. With comprehensive coverage and contributions from leading experts in the field, the book includes sections on Bio-based materials and biotechnologies for infrastructure ...

Nanotechnology in Eco Efficient Construction Materials Processes and Applications

Nanotechnology in Eco Efficient Construction  Materials  Processes and Applications
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,M. V. Diamanti,A. Nazari,Claes G. Granqvist
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-11-13
  • Total pages : 456
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : As the environmental impact of existing construction and building materials comes under increasing scrutiny, the search for more eco-efficient solutions has intensified. Nanotechnology offers great potential in this area and is already being widely used to great success. Nanotechnology in eco-efficient construction is an authoritative guide to the role of ...

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Runaways
  • Author : Elizabeth Goudge
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996-08
  • Total pages : 231
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : 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-labelling. Part two includes case studies showing the application of LCA methodology to different types of ...

New Trends in Eco efficient and Recycled Concrete

New Trends in Eco efficient and Recycled Concrete
  • Author : Jorge de Brito,Francisco Agrela
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-16
  • Total pages : 632
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : New Trends in Eco-efficient and Recycled Concrete describes different recycled materials that have been used in eco-efficient concrete, reviewing previous publications to identify the most effective recycled materials to be applied in concrete manufacture. New trends on eco-efficient concrete are presented, filling a gap in the market. Sections cover various ...

Eco efficient Masonry Bricks and Blocks

Eco efficient Masonry Bricks and Blocks
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Paulo B. Lourenco,Joao Labrincha,P Chindaprasirt,S Kumar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-11-27
  • Total pages : 548
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : Masonry walls constitute the interface between the building’s interior and the outdoor environment. Masonry walls are traditionally composed of fired-clay bricks (solid or perforated) or blocks (concrete or earth-based), but in the past (and even in the present) they were often associated as needing an extra special thermal and ...

Eco efficient Materials for Reducing Cooling Needs in Buildings and Construction

Eco efficient Materials for Reducing Cooling Needs in Buildings and Construction
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Lech Czarnecki,Anna Laura Pisello,Luisa F. Cabeza,Claes Goran-Granqvist
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-10-16
  • Total pages : 484
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : Eco-efficient Materials for Reducing Cooling Needs in Buildings and Construction: Design, Properties and Applications provides a comprehensive review on building envelope materials and technologies for reducing cooling needs in buildings. The book offers in-depth analysis of the performance of new innovative materials and technologies used in pavements, facade and roofing ...

Eco efficient Pavement Construction Materials

Eco efficient Pavement Construction Materials
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Serji Amirkhanian,Hao Wang,Erik Schlangen
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-01-18
  • Total pages : 422
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : Eco-efficient Pavement Construction Materials acquaints engineers with research findings on new eco-efficient pavement materials and how they can be incorporated into future pavements. Divided into three distinctive parts, the book emphasizes current research topics such as pavements with recycled waste, pavements for climate change mitigation, self-healing pavements, and pavements with ...

Bio based Materials and Biotechnologies for Eco efficient Construction

Bio based Materials and Biotechnologies for Eco efficient Construction
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Volodymyr Ivanov,Daniel C.W. Tsang
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-03-13
  • Total pages : 428
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : Bio-based Materials and Biotechnologies for Eco-efficient Construction fills a gap in the published literature, discussing bio-based materials and biotechnologies that are crucial for a more sustainable construction industry. With comprehensive coverage and contributions from leading experts in the field, the book includes sections on Bio-based materials and biotechnologies for infrastructure ...

Eco efficient Materials for Mitigating Building Cooling Needs

Eco efficient Materials for Mitigating Building Cooling Needs
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Joao Labrincha,Luisa Cabeza,Claes Goeran Granqvist
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-02-27
  • Total pages : 550
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : Climate change is one of the most important environmental problems faced by Planet Earth. The majority of CO2 emissions come from burning fossil fuels for energy production and improvements in energy efficiency shows the greatest potential for any single strategy to abate global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the energy ...