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Title: Building Life-Cycle Assessment Program

Source: FPL Research in Progress

Author(s)Bergman, Richard; Gu, Hongmei; Sahoo, Kamalakanta; Cover, Jennifer S.

Publication Year: 2022  View PDF »

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Category: Research In Progress

Abstract: The objective of this program is to review LCA tools, research the science behind the variables, and provide the design community with forest-science-based guidance needed to make educated decisions when using software tools. We will also provide data (e.g., material take-offs and material and construction costs) for modeling mass timber nonresidential buildings and mid- and high-rise buildings for their environmental and economic performance as part of the database being developed and designed to make fair and consistent comparisons on these performance metrics.

Keywords: mass timber; research; buildings; construction; architecture; manufacturing; design; LCA; LCCA; WBLCA; carbon sequestration

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 234 kb(s)

Date posted: 04/06/2022
RITS Product ID: 10458
Current FPL Scientists associated with this product (listed alphabetically)
Bergman, Richard
Research Forest Products Technologist
Gu, Hongmei
Forest Products Technologist

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