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Tools for environmental assessment of the built environment
Linköping University, The Institute of Technology. Linköping University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Technique and Management.
Industriell ekologi KTH.
2004 (English)Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

During the last decades there has been an increasing interest in environmental assessments of the built environment. As a result, we can find several qualitative and quantitative assessment tools. With an increasing understanding of cities and the built environment as systems metabolising matter and energy, the use of quantitative tools are expected to increase, making it relevant to ask for their status of development. Aiming to give an overview of the present status of quantitative tools, as a basis for further research and development, this paper describes and compares five different tools for quantitative environmental assessment of the built environment. © 2003 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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2004. Vol. 39, no 2, 223-228 p.
Keyword [en]
Environmental assessment; Life cycle assessment; LCA; Built environment; City district
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Engineering and Technology
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-24352DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2003.09.004Local ID: 6442OAI: diva2:244670
Available from: 2009-10-07 Created: 2009-10-07 Last updated: 2011-01-12

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