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Browsing by Subject "Building life cycle"

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  • Sebake, TN (The Third Built Environment Conference 2008, 2008-06)
    With the current focus on continuing and improving the systems for measuring or assessing the environmental or sustainability performance of buildings, very little attention has been given to the difficulties encountered ...
  • Ampofo-Anti, N (Alive2green Publishers, 2010-11)
    The building life cycle demands both operational and embodied energy. It has been estimated that in conventional buildings, operational energy represents approximately 80-90% of total life cycle energy, while embodied ...
  • Sebake, TN (Green Building, 2009-02)
    Since the detrimental affects of construction practices on the natural environment were highlighted, the performance of the buildings has become a major concern for occupants and built environment professionals (Crawley ...