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Directory of Life Cycle Assessment Tools By Darcy Hitchcock, Rita Schenk, Tamara Gordy
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If you want to know whether Product A is better than Product B from an environmental perspective, you need to look at a number of factors: greenhouse gases, water, toxics, etc. But how do you compare... More > these issues when they each have different units? Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a method that lets you dig into the details. This knowledge is especially important when you want to make product claims or when you want to design better products. A number of LCA tools already exist. This directory is intended to help you choose the tool that best meets your needs.< Less
Directory of Life Cycle Assessment Tools By Darcy Hitchcock, Rita Schenk, Tamara Gordy
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If you want to know whether Product A is better than Product B from an environmental perspective, you need to look at a number of factors: greenhouse gases, water, toxics, etc. But how do you compare... More > these issues when they each have different units? Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a method that lets you dig into the details. This knowledge is especially important when you want to make product claims or when you want to design better products. A number of LCA tools already exist. This directory is intended to help you choose the tool that best meets your needs.< Less
Life-Cycle Analysis of Energy Systems By Abdullah Alkhatatba
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Life-cycle assessment of new energy solutions plays an important role in discussions about global warming mitigation options and the evaluation of concrete energy production and conversion... More > installations.< Less
Application of Life Cycle Analysis in the Capital Assets Industry By Robert Prieto
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In the book Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)is defined as the assessment of the total cost or benefit of an asset over its lifetime. Also referred to as Whole Life Costing (WLC) or Life Cycle Value... More > Analysis (LCVA). LCA systematically considers all relevant costs and revenues associated with the acquisition, ownership and disposal of an asset. It considers associated risks and uncertainties. Importantly, LCA supports a comprehensive assessment of sustainability by considering all benefits and impacts within a Triple Bottom Line (TBL) Framework< Less
LCA of an Ecolabeled Notebook - Consideration of Social and Environmental Impacts Along the Entire Life Cycle By Juliane Franze, Andreas Ciroth
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This study investigates social and environmental impacts caused by an ecolabeled notebook along its entire life cycle. In order to analyse the divers effects of the laptop, a social life cycle... More > assessment and an environmental life cycle assessment were performed in parallel. Both assessments together provide a holistic overview of positive and negative impacts in regard to social and environmental sustainability. This book contains the complete final report written by GreenDeltaTC on behalf of the Belgian Federal Public Planning Service Sustainable Development. It comprises the methodological background, the social inventory, process modifications with regard to the environmental inventory, and detailed results of the impact assessment phase. Further, a newly developed social impact assessment method is presented and applied. In addition, recommendations on company and policy level were derived.< Less
The Square of Life 2 By Swami Ram Charran
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In the beginning there was Mythology and Magic, then came Philosophy and Consciousness, followed by Cosmology and Religion, then Physics and Chemistry were developed into science. Now in this series... More > of books called the Square Of Life, Swami Ram has been able to combine all of those in a simple science called the Vedic Sciences which explains all the phenomenon we sometimes though were not possible in life. When compared to the subject of physics, the Vedic Sciences have presented far more credible and practical explanations of the occurrences and events that happen in a human being’s life, than scientists of today can offer. In this book we can see the way our Life and Physical experiences are influenced by the various Energies of the Universe and how our life will go through the cyclic vibrations of the universe on a daily, monthly and yearly basis. This book will help you assess that future experience and it will prepare you for it< Less
The Low-Carbon Buildings Method 3.0 Supplement 1 (ebook) By Guillaume FABRE
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Additional guidance to the LCB Method 3.0 for assessing the carbon reduction performance of building projects. For more info, visit www.lcbmethod.com.
The Low-Carbon Buildings Method 3.0 Supplement 2 (ebook) By Guillaume FABRE
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Additional guidance to the LCB Method 3.0 for using the Method on interior decoration projects. For more info, visit www.lcbmethod.com.
Sustainable Highways, Pavements and Materials: An Introduction By Kasthurirangan Gopalakrishnan
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The worldwide increase in emphasis on sustainability and the environment necessitates a holistic examination of how highways and pavements can be designed, constructed, operated, maintained,... More > preserved and recycled in a more economically, environmentally, and socially sound manner. Rapidly depleting natural resources, anthropogenic climate change implications and increasing financial pressures are some crucial challenges today’s and tomorrow’s transportation engineers are faced with. A better understanding of the art and science of sustainable highway and pavement engineering will equip them to effect positive economic, environmental, and social change while balancing competing interests. Sustainable Highways, Pavements and Materials provides introductory and yet up-to-date coverage of latest technologies, practices and initiatives related to the contemporary application of sustainability principles during all phases of a pavement’s life cycle.< Less
The Low-Carbon Buildings Method 3.0 (eBook) By Guillaume Fabre
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A simplified methodology built on PAS 2050 for assessing GHG emissions from buildings construction. With the LCB Method: > Estimate the GHG emissions of your building > Compare your emissions... More > to those of a regular building (baseline) > Identify emission reduction opportunities > Verify that the construction of your building is “carbon neutral” (with PAS 2060). For more info, visit www.lcbmethod.com.< Less