Proceedings pro086 : International Symposium on Life Cycle Assessment and Construction – Civil engineering and buildings

Title: International Symposium on Life Cycle Assessment and Construction – Civil engineering and buildings
Edited by A. Ventura and C. de la Roche
ISBN: 978-2-35158-127-8
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-128-5
Pages: 414
Publication date: 2012


Extended abstracts of introductions and keynote lectures

Introduction to the symposium: Life Cycle Assessment, in-between Research, standards, regulations and application
Author(s): A. Ventura
Pages: 7 - 8

Life cycle assessment: past, present and future
Author(s): J.B. Guinée
Pages: 9 - 11

Life cycle assessment methodologies in the construction sector: From research to current application
Author(s): J. Chevalier and B. Peuportier
Pages: 12 - 13

Life cycle assessment of buildings
Author(s): N. Kohler
Pages: 14 - 16

Life cycle inventory data: validation, agregation, uncertainties

Understanding LCA results variability: developing global sensitivity analysis with Sobol indices. A first application to photovoltaic systems
Author(s): P. Padey, D. Beloin-Saint-Pierre, R. Girard, D. Le-Boulch, I. Blanc
Pages: 19 - 27

Integrated life cycle analysis of residential buildings: benchmarks and uncertainties
Author(s): T. Lützkendorf, N. Kohler, H. König
Pages: 28 - 36

Leaching of construction products during their use stage: proposal for a reliable life cycle inventory of the released substances in water and soil
Author(s): M. Lupsea, N. Schiopu and L. Tiruta-Barna
Pages: 37 - 45

Relevance of a French simplified life cycle inventory database using building products industry data
Author(s): S. Lasvaux, N. Schiopu, B. Peuportier, J. Chevalier
Pages: 46 – 54 (+ 24 pages of appendixes)

Methods for buildings

Environmental performances of buildings: identification of reference values through a statistical analysis
Author(s): A. Lebert, S. Lasvaux, J. Chevalier, J. Hans
Pages: 56 – 64 (+ 9 pages of appendixes)

Towards a reduced set of indicators in buildings LCA applications: a statistical based method
Author(s): S. Lasvaux, P. Garat, J. Chevalier, B. Peuportier
Pages: 65 – 72 (+ 4 pages of appendixes)

A new energy indicator for life cycle analysis of buildings
Author(s): G. Habert, E. Castillo, E. Vincens, J.C. Morel
Pages: 73 – 80 (+ 1 page of appendixes)

The role of the functional equivalence in lca of buildings and building products
Author(s): M. Lavagna
Pages: 81 – 88

How to use LCA to assess materials as eco-design parameters in construction projects?
Author(s): A. Ventura, R. Idir, S. Marceau, L. van Schoors, Andrianandraina, H. van der Werf
Pages: 89 – 96 (+ 11 pages of appendixes)

Decision and Management

Integrating LCA in the decision-making process for the choice of flexible or rigid pavement: the MTQ experience
Author(s): M.H. Tremblay, D. Thébeau, R. Collette
Pages: 98 – 107

Network aspects of pavement management optimization using life cycle assessment
Author(s): C. A. Gosse, A. F. Clarens
Pages: 108 – 115

Decision-making case study for retrofit of high-rise concrete buildings based on life cycle assessment scenarios
Author(s): S. Erzsébet Horváth, Zsuzsa Szalay
Pages: 116 – 124

Genetic multi criteria optimization for existing buildings holistic retrofit
Author(s): M. Rivallain, O. Baverel, B. Peuportier
Pages: 125 – 133

Case studies and methods for infrastructures

Using life cycle assessment to compare wind energy infrastructure
Author(s): B. Cleary, A. Duffy and A. O’ Connor
Pages: 135 – 143 (+ 1 page of appendixes)

Practical guidelines for Life Cycle Assessment applied to railways project
Author(s): P.-O. Vandanjon, A. Coiret, B. Muresan Paslaru, A. Fargier, R. Bosquet, M. Dauvergne, A. Jullien, D. François and F. Labarthe
Pages: 144 – 152

Life cycle assessment applied to tunnels: potential environmental impacts of construction materials
Author(s): L. D’Aloia Schwartzentruber, M. Rabier
Pages: 153 – 160

Life cycle assessment of orthotropic steel bridge decks covered with Bituminous concrete or uhpfrc topping layer
Author(s): F. Gomes, M. Rivallain, A. Feraille, P. Marchand, C. Tessier and F. Toutlemonde
Pages: 161 – 169 (+ 2 pages of appendixes)

Environmental evaluation of gravel emulsion
Author(s): S. Goyer, M. Dauvergne, L. Wendling, J.-C. Fabre, C. de la Roche and V. Gaudefroy
Pages: 170 – 178

Life cycle analysis and specialist geotechnical works: development of an operational calculation tool
Author(s): A. Requin, M. Lasne
Pages: 179 – 186

Case studies for buildings

Is there an optimal insulation thickness? An LCA-based study on the environmental performance of insulation materials and natural gas consumption
Author(s): A. Meyer and D. Majcen
Pages: 188 – 196

Environmental product declarations for building materials and products: u.s. policy and market drivers
Author(s): K.L. Simonen and L.M. Haselbach
Pages: 197 – 204

Life Cycle Assessment in architecture practice: the impact of materials on a flemish care home
Author(s): M. Annemans, M. Verhaegen and W. Debacker
Pages: 205 – 212 (+ 10 pages of appendixes)

Application of Life Cycle Assessment for a residential building construction
Author(s): L. Pinky, S.M. Reddy Sivakumar Palaniappan
Pages: 213 – 222

Comparative Life cycle assessment: structural masonry of concrete and clay blocks
Author(s): C. Bueno, J.A. Rossignolo and A. Roberto Ometto
Pages: 223 – 230

The path to zero impacts: environmental building declarations based on LCA
Author(s): R. Keith Killpack, D.E. Burgoyne
Pages: 231 – 238 (+ 4 pages of appendixes)

Methods for construction materials

Representativeness of CO2 emissions and energy consumption of steel in construction in Brazil
Author(s): B.V. da Silva, V.M. John and S.A. Pacca
Pages: 240 – 247

Tackling recycling aspects in en15804
Author(s): C. Leroy, J.-S. Thomas, N. Avery, J. Bollen and L. Tikana
Pages: 248 – 255

Environmental evaluation of reinforcing bars sold on the French Market
Author(s): F. Gomes, R. Brière, G. Habert, A. Feraille, S. Lasvaux and C. Tessier
Pages: 256 – 264

Guidelines for the use of existing Life Cycle Assessment data on building materials as generic data for a national context
Author(s): J. Hodkova and S. Lasvaux
Pages: 265 – 273

CO₂emissions and residues of Amazon rainforest lumber - preliminary results
Author(s): E. Ferraz De Campos, V.M. John
Pages: 274 – 282

Life Cycle Inventory: bitumen
Author(s): F. Bernard, T. Blomberg, M. Southern
Pages: 283 – 290

Dynamic LCA: service life and indicators

LCA application in urban design
Author(s): B. Peuportier, E. Vorger and G. Herfray
Pages: 292 – 299

Evaluation of electricity related impacts using a dynamic LCA model
Author(s): G. Herfray and B. Peuportier
Pages: 300 – 308 (+ 3 pages of appendixes)

Measuring whole-building performance with dynamic LCA: a case study of a green university building
Author(s): W.O. Collinge, J.C. DeBlois, M.E. Sweriduk, A.E. Landis, A.K. Jones, L.A. Schaefer and M.M. Bilec
Pages: 309 – 317 (+ 4 pages of appendixes)

Developing a dynamic life cycle greenhouse gas emission inventory for wood construction for two different end-of-life scenarios
Author(s): R.D. Bergman, J. Salazar and S. Bowe
Pages: 318 – 325 (+ 226 pages of appendixes)

End of life, waste and allocation

An integrated life cycle inventory for demolition processes in the context of life cycle sustainability assessment
Author(s): K.P. Bozhilova-Kisheva, M. Hu, E. van Roekel, S.I. Olsen
Pages: 327 – 335

Strength related global warming potential of fly ash (+ silica fume) concrete with(out) mass/economic allocation of the by-products' impact
Author(s): P. van den Heede and N. De Belie
Pages: 336 – 343

Importance of co-product allocation method in pavement life cycle assessment
Author(s): Y. Huang, A. Spray and T. Parry
Pages: 344 – 351

An allocation method based on relative profit between industrial sectors
Author(s): G. Habert, N. Roussel
Pages: 352 – 359

Organic materials for construction: questioning the concept of feedstock energy
Author(s): A. Ventura and N. Santero
Pages: 360 – 368