by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Gaithersburg, MD, [Springfield, VA .
Written in English
|Statement||Stephen F. Weber, Barbara C. Lippiatt, Matthew Wiener|
|Series||NBSIR -- 85-3253|
|Contributions||Lippiatt, Barbara C, Wiener, Matthew, United States. National Bureau of Standards|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 74 p. :|
|Number of Pages||74|
The simple and flexible life-cycle cost (LCC) model consistent with the standard method for performing life-cycle costing has been used in this chapter (Ehlen, ). It is based on the LCCA. Planned data lifetime savings for the project were estimated at approximately $,, while the Constructed data predicted a lifetime savings of $, In general, the Constructed data quantities resulted in more cost savings because more recycled materials quantities were found by Cited by: 3. TOWARDS ENVIRONMENTAL PROFILING FOR OFFICE BUILDINGS USING LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT (LCA) by. Ashraf F. Ragheb. A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment. A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) can help. LCAs are one of the most effective ways to evaluate how a product will impact the environment. In the green-building industry, an LCA has two primary benefits: It helps consumers and building-code officials make more informed decisions during the design and building processes.
The LCA can be applied not only to assess the life-cycle energy and environmental impacts of the building, but also to compare two buildings with the same function and to measure progresses toward the sustainability of buildings (e.g., comparison of a standard building and a net zero energy building); to identify eco-design solutions (e.g., the Cited by: 3. Life Cycle Assessment for Residential Buildings: A Literature Review and Gap Analysis Ma Randa Ghattas study considered different aspects of the life cycle of the building; some only focused on energy use or particularly around modeling the impact of various building materials and energy efficiency Size: KB. Life cycle assessment quantifies the environmental impacts of a building material or product throughout its entire life. This includes impacts during extraction, processing, manufacturing, transportation, use, reuse, maintenance, recycling and eventual disposal. When the system is credited for possible revenues resulting from early operation and recycling/reuse, the total life cycle cost of the RC framing system and the SS framing system become nearly the.
A cost data structure for lifecycle costing, which aligns with the ISO and the established RICS elements for buildings in the BCIS standard form of cost analysis A standard method of applying lifecycle costing applicable to the key stages of procurement. Sustainability of a material-based product mainly depends on the materials used for the product itself or during its lifetime. A material selection decision should not only capture the functional performance required but should also consider the economical, social, and environmental impacts originated during the product life cycle. There is a need to assess social impacts of materials along Cited by: A Guide to Life Cycle Assessment of Buildings 9 Executive Summary: The Future of Building Life Cycle Assessment in Practice Summary As the architectural and construction industries increasingly emphasize sustainability, more comprehensive methods are being developed to evaluate and reduce environmental impacts by buildings. Step 1: Obtaining the Data The first step in developing life cycle costs for a new facility is to gather three data ele-ments for each building component that will be replaced or renewed over time. First, we must know the cost of the building components. Second, we must know the .