Life cycle assessment (LCA) of buildings using BIM

Vol. 549 (5) 2018 / piątek, 11 stycznia, 2019


J. Tomaszewska

DOI: 10.15199/33.2018.05.28

Volume 549: Issue 5
Pages 90-92
Accepted for publication:  07.05.2018 r.

Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a tool, commonly used in construction sector since ‘90s of the XX century to quantify the environmental loads associated with a production of construction elements and buildings construction, and to support sustainable development. Unfortunately, due to limited access of data and time-consuming data acquisition, LCAis usually omitted in an investment process. Utilization of BIM model which is consider as a repository for building data is considered as a promising path for development of an environmental assessment of buildings.This paper presents utility of BIM technology for simplification of LCA. Keywords: life cycle assessment (LCA); BIM model; environmental loads; sustainable development.
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dr inż. Justyna Tomaszewska, Instytut Techniki Budowlanej, Zakład Fizyki Cieplnej, Akustyki i Środowiska;

dr inż. Justyna Tomaszewska, Instytut Techniki Budowlanej, Zakład Fizyki Cieplnej, Akustyki i Środowiska;

Full paper is available at Publisher house SIGMA-NOT Sp. z o.o. webpage

DOI: 10.15199/33.2018.05.28