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 ...

Nanotechnology in Eco Efficient Construction

Nanotechnology in Eco Efficient Construction
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,M V Diamanti,A Nazari,C Goran-Granqvist
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-04-04
  • Total pages : 458
  • 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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 Series in
  • Release Date : 2018-11-15
  • Total pages : 630
  • 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 Concrete

Eco Efficient Concrete
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,S Jalali,João Labrincha,V M John
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-02-04
  • Total pages : 624
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : Eco-efficient concrete is a comprehensive guide to the characteristics and environmental performance of key concrete types. Part one discusses the eco-efficiency and life cycle assessment of Portland cement concrete, before part two goes on to consider concrete with supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs). Concrete with non-reactive wastes is the focus of ...

Materials and Technologies in Construction with Reference to Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development

Materials and Technologies in Construction with Reference to Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development
  • Author : Mohammad Arif Kamal
  • Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
  • Release Date : 2016-02-12
  • Total pages : 156
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : Special topic volume with invited peer reviewed papers only....

Advanced Building Materials and Sustainable Architecture

Advanced Building Materials and Sustainable Architecture
  • Author : Yong Bo Shao,Shu Guang Hao,Yu Ping Luo,Ji Bo Xing,Zhi Yong Liu
  • Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
  • Release Date : 2012-05-14
  • Total pages : 3914
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : The present volumes comprise papers which will provide comprehensive information on the topics of Traditional Building Materials; Advanced Building Materials; Architectural Design, Architectural Art and its Theory; Building Technology and Science; Urban Planning and Design; Landscape Planning and Design; Construction Project Management; Architectural Environment and Equipment Engineering; Ecological Architecture; Engineering ...

Use of Recycled Plastics in Eco efficient Concrete

Use of Recycled Plastics in Eco efficient Concrete
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Jamal Khatib,Francesco Colangelo,Rabin Tuladhar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-21
  • Total pages : 492
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : Use of Recycled Plastics in Eco-efficient Concrete looks at the processing of plastic waste, including techniques for separation, the production of plastic aggregates, the production of concrete with recycled plastic as an aggregate or binder, the fresh properties of concrete with plastic aggregates, the shrinkage of concrete with plastic aggregates, ...

Materials for Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort in Buildings

Materials for Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort in Buildings
  • Author : Matthew R Hall
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-04-21
  • Total pages : 760
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : Almost half of the total energy produced in the developed world is inefficiently used to heat, cool, ventilate and control humidity in buildings, to meet the increasingly high thermal comfort levels demanded by occupants. The utilisation of advanced materials and passive technologies in buildings would substantially reduce the energy demand ...

Green Building Materials

Green Building Materials
  • Author : Ross Spiegel,Dru Meadows
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-10-19
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : To properly select and specify green building materials, architects need advice on how to select and use nontoxic, recycled, and recyclable products, and how to integrate these products into the design process in order to capitalize on their many practical and economic advantages. This fully updated new edition is a ...

Green Building Products

Green Building Products
  • Author : Alex Wilson,Mark Piepkorn,Nadav Malin
  • Publisher : Gabriola Island, B.C. : New Society Publishers and Building Green
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 338
  • ISBN : 0857097725
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Summary : Interest in sustainable, green building practices is greater than ever. Whether concerned about allergies, energy costs, old-growth forests, or durability and long-term value, homeowners and builders are looking for ways to ensure that their homes are healthy, safe, beautiful, and efficient. In these pages are descriptions and manufacturer contact information ...