Building Materials Selection: Greenhouse Strategies for Built Facilities

Treloar, Graham, Fay, R., Ilozor, Ben and Love, Peter 2001, Building Materials Selection: Greenhouse Strategies for Built Facilities, Facilities, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 139-150.

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Title Building Materials Selection: Greenhouse Strategies for Built Facilities
Author(s) Treloar, Graham
Fay, R.
Ilozor, Ben
Love, Peter
Journal name Facilities
Volume number 19
Issue number 3
Start page 139
End page 150
Publisher Emerald Group Publishing
Place of publication West Yorkshire, England
Publication date 2001
ISSN 0263-2772
1758-7131
Keyword(s) Building maintenance
energy
materials
selection
Summary This paper aims to consider the embodied energy of building materials in the context of greenhouse gas emission mitigation strategies. Previous practice and research are highlighted where they have the potential to influence design decisions. Latest embodied energy figures are indicated, and the implications of applying these figures to whole buildings are discussed. Several practical examples are given to aid building designers in the selection of building materials for reduced overall life cycle greenhouse gas emissions.
Language eng
Field of Research 120202 Building Science and Techniques
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2001, MCB University Press
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30001378

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Architecture and Built Environment
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