LCA - Life Cycle Assessment

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The 40th AIVC conference will be held on 15 and 16 October 2019 in Ghent, Belgium. It will also be the 8th TightVent conference and the 6th venticool conference.   Conference Scope   In the past 40 years, since the first oil crisis in the seventies, energy and climate goals have been shaping many countries´ policy and legislative agendas. The building sector plays a crucial role in achieving these goals, considering the energy use attributed to buildings and its huge potential for improved energy performance.  
Post date: 19 Ott 2018
Type: Evento

The research group ARDITEC from the Higher Technical School of Building Engineering at the University of Seville has led a pioneering European project to calculate the environmental impact of residential buildings. The novelty of this initiative is that for the first time an open-source computing tool which can, simply and intuitively, calculate the CO2 emissions in each phase of a building project, in order to obtain a global picture of its carbon footprint from its conception and to help decide every variable in the construction process.
Post date: 24 Lug 2018
Type: Tool

The improvement of environmental performance in building construction could be achieved by prefabrication. This study quantifies and compares the environmental impacts of a Concrete Glulam Framed Panel (CGFP): the basic configuration of this precast component consists in a Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) frame structure supporting a thin reinforced concrete slab with an interior insulation panel and covered by finishing layers.
Post date: 28 Giu 2018
Type: Publication

A56 opt - Tool to support decision making for cost-effective energy and CO2 emissions optimisation in building renovation  
Post date: 7 Nov 2017
Type: Tool

The Horizon 2020 co-funded project CRAVEzero (Cost Reduction and market Acceleration for Viable nearly zero-Energy buildings) focuses on proven and new approaches to cost reduction of Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs) at all stages of the life cycle. The main goal is to identify and eliminate the extra-costs for NZEBs related to processes, technologies, building operation, and to promote innovative business models taking into account the cost-effectiveness for all the stakeholders.  
Post date: 24 Ott 2017
Type: Link

On 28 September 2017, the European Commission launched the pilot phase of Level(s), a new voluntary EU framework for sustainable buildings which will help transform the building sector. It is the first tool of this kind that has been developed for use across the whole of Europe.  
Post date: 29 Set 2017
Type: News

Livello (i) è un quadro di reporting volontario volto a migliorare la sostenibilità degli edifici. È uno strumento per progettare e costruire edifici sostenibili. Utilizzando gli standard esistenti, fornisce un approccio comunitario comune alla valutazione delle prestazioni ambientali nell'ambiente costruito.
Post date: 29 Set 2017
Type: Link

One Click LCA is the highest rated Life-Cycle Assessment software for BREEAM, with a 100% Mat 01 rating, which means our users can achieve maximal LCA credits easily. We also provide modules for Life-Cycle Costing, Infrastructure, and Ecodesign, and we are compliant with more than 20 certification schemes, including  LEED, BREEAM, DGNB, Energie Carbone, HQE, and many more.  
Post date: 29 Set 2017
Type: Tool

Nel mese di agosto 2017, il Centro Comune di Ricerca (JRC) ha pubblicato due Rapporti Tecnici presentare Livello(s), un quadro comune dell'UE di indicatori fondamentali per la sostenibilità degli uffici e edifici residenziali.  
Post date: 24 Ago 2017
Type: News