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Title: Environmental life-cycle assessment and economic life-cycle cost analysis of CLT-built Adohi Residence Hall at University of Arkansas–Fayetteville

Source: Res. in Prog. RIP-4851-027. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 2 p.

Author(s)Gu, Hongmei ; Messadi, Tahar

Publication Year: 2020  View PDF »

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Category: Research In Progress

Abstract: Wood has been engineered as laminated veneer lumber, glued-laminated timber, and more recently as cross-laminated timber (CLT) to be used in the building sector. These innovations are being developed to enhance sustainability in construction and to change the convention of using materials such as steel and concrete, which usually incorporate high embodied carbon and energy. These mass timber innovations, which are penetrating the building sector, will help to reduce carbon emissions, store large amount of carbon for long times, and positively impact forest regeneration.

Keywords: mass timber building; Adohi Hall; cross laminated timber; life cycle assessment; life cycle cost

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 901 kb(s)

Date posted: 08/04/2020
RITS Product ID: 98453
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Gu, Hongmei
Forest Products Technologist

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