Comparative emission analysis of low-energy and zero-emission buildings

Life cycle assessment of dynamic building integrated photovoltaics

Energetic and comfort benefits of composite buildings : Learning from vernacular techniques

Most LCA studies lately have been dealing with the dilemmas which material is more energy-efficient to use: wood or steel, concrete or wood? Unlike to this perception this project takes the idea of Mediterranean vernacular architecture where it has …

Influence of construction material choice and design parameters on greenhouse gas emissions of buildings

Wood has typically lower environmental impacts compared to other materials. However, it also has reduced capacity to store thermal energy, potentially causing increased operating energy demand. Here we investigate this trade-off between environmental …

Housing and mobility demands of individual households and their life cycle assessment.

Household consumption, apart from governmental consumption, is the main driver of worldwide economy. Attached to each household purchase are economic activities along the preceding supply chain, with the associated resource use and emissions. A …

A component based bottom-up building stock model for comprehensive environmental impact assessment and target control

Towards a 2000 Watt society – assessing building-specific saving potentials of the Swiss residential building stock

Towards a 2000 Watt society – assessing building - specific saving potentials of the Swiss residential building stock

Gebäudeparkmodell Vorstudie zur Erreichbarkeit der 2000-Watt-Ziele für Wohn-, Büro- und Schulgebäude in der Stadt Zürich Anhang zum Schlussbericht: Graue Energie und Umweltbelastungspunkte

Lebensdauerkosten von Schwellenmaterialien unter Einbezug ökologischer Aspekte