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Life-cycle impact assessment

Life-cycle impact assessment

a conceptual framework, key issues, and summary of existing methods.

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards in Research Triangle Park, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New products.,
  • Product life cycle.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLife cycle impact assessment
    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22283998M

    Life Cycle Assessment is a process to evaluate the environmental burdens associated with a product, process, or activity by identifying and quantifying energy and materials used and wastes released to the environment; to assess the impact of those energy and materials used and releases to the environment; and to identify and evaluate opportunities to affect environmental .   INTRODUCTION Life cycle assessment is a tool for systematic evaluation of the environmental impact of a product throughout each stage of its life cycle It is also called as life cycle analysis,eco balance or cradle to grave analysis It considers all the environmental impact right from the extraction of raw material to its final disposal It.

    The book is available at on-line bookshops and the Chalmers Store. Available through course homepage or Chalmers library: Lecture slides (including guest lecturers) Available at course homepage; Margni, M, Curran, MA (). Life Cycle Impact Assessment. In: Curran, MA (ed.) (): Life cycle assessment handbook, pp. Beverly   Life Cycle Assessment is a guide for architects, engineers, and builders, presenting the principles and art of performing life cycle impact assessments of materials and whole buildings, including the need to define meaningful goals and objectives and critically evaluate analysis by:

    B Resource Guide: Conducting a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Last updated: 2/16/ page 5 of 7 Key Findings of The Study. One of the key findings showed that the choice of container size has a greater impactFile Size: 90KB. Life Cycle Assessment (also known as life cycle analysis, or cradle-to-grave analysis) is a method of assessing environmental impacts associated with all stages of a product's life. For example, it measures impact from raw material extraction to materials processing, manufacture, distribution, use, repair and maintenance, and disposal or recycling.


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This book offers a detailed presentation of the principles and practice of life cycle impact assessment. As a volume of the LCA compendium, the book is structured according to the LCIA framework developed by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)passing through the phases of definition or selection of impact categories, category indicators and.

MARY ANN CURRAN, PhD, is an internationally recognized expert in the field of life cycle assessment and management. She began working on LCA methodology in at the U.S.

EPA's National Risk Management Research Laboratory in Cincinnati, Ohio. About this book. This first hands-on guide to ISO-compliant Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) makes this powerful tool immediately accessible to both professionals and students.

Following a general introduction on the philosophy and purpose of LCA, the reader is taken through all the stages of a complete LCA analysis, with each step exemplified by.

This book is a uniquely pedagogical while still comprehensive state-of-the-art description of LCA-methodology and its broad range of applications. The five parts of the book conveniently provide: I) the history and context of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) with its central role as quantitative and.

Book Description. Environmental Life Cycle Assessment is a pivotal guide to identifying environmental problems and reducing related impacts for companies and organizations in need of life cycle assessment (LCA). LCA, a unique sustainability tool, provides a framework that addresses a growing demand for practical technological solutions.

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA): A Guide to Best Practice - Kindle edition by Klöpffer, Walter, Birgit Grahl. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Life Cycle Assessment (LCA): A Guide to Best Practice/5(3).

Life cycle impact assessment (LCIA) is a Life-cycle impact assessment book used to clarify the intensity of the LCI results with respect to their environmental effects, such as climate change, human health, and biodiversity.

The LCIA is also used to conduct a comprehensive evaluation by integrating the environmental effects. In this case study, the distance-to-target (DtT) method was applied.

Environmental Life Cycle Assessment is a pivotal guide to identifying environmental problems and reducing related impacts for companies and organizations in need of life cycle assessment (LCA).

LCA, a unique sustainability tool, provides a framework that addresses a growing demand for practical technological solutions. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA): A Guide to Best Practice - Kindle edition by Klöpffer, Walter, Grahl, Birgit. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Life Cycle Assessment (LCA): A Guide to Best Practice/5(3). Life Cycle Assessment is a guide for architects, engineers, and builders, presenting the principles and art of performing life cycle impact assessments of materials and whole buildings, including the need to define meaningful goals and objectives and critically evaluate analysis assumptions.

The life cycle impact assessment follows the default methods at midpoint level recommended by the International Reference Life Cycle Data System. The. During the life cycle impact assessment (LCIA) phase of LCA, impact assessment methods are used to quantify the extent to which the activities represented by the life cycle inventory model contribute to specific resource, environmental, and/or human health impacts.

A wide variety of LCIA methods are available for use by LCA practitioners. For example, impact assessment. Life Cycle Assessment is a guide for architects, engineers, and builders, presenting the principles and art of performing life cycle impact assessments of materials and whole buildings, including the need to define meaningful goals and objectives and critically evaluate analysis assumptions.

As part of the PocketArchitecture Series, the book. This student version of the popular bestseller, Life Cycle Assessment Handbook, is not a watered-down version of the original, but retains all of the important information and valuable lessons provided in the first book, along with helpful problems and solutions for the student learning about Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).

As the last several decades have seen a Author: Mary Ann Curran. This book describes the importance of the goal and scope phase for the entire LCA study. In this first phase of the LCA framework (ISO standardized), the purpose of Author: Mary Ann Curran.

“Printed Scholarly Books and E-reader Reading Devices: A Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Two Book Options” is an analytical report comparing books and E-readers using life cycle assessment by Greg Kozak.

It is a very comprehensive report comparing books and E-readers in various LCA perspectives. Life-cycle assessment or life cycle assessment (LCA, also known as life-cycle analysis) is a methodology for assessing environmental impacts associated with all the stages of the life-cycle of a commercial product, process, or instance, in the case of a manufactured product, environmental impacts are assessed from raw material extraction and processing (cradle).

This chapter serves as an introduction to the presentation of the many aspects of life cycle impact assessment (LCIA) in this volume of the book series ‘LCA Compendium’.

It starts with a brief Cited by: Module 8: Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment • The evolution of environmental management strategies from end-of-pipe control to life-cycle based sustainability.

• Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment integrates the information from LCA, life cycle costing and social life cycle assessment in the decision making process.

is defined in the goal and scope, so that the whole life cycle of the product can be taken into account (iii) Impact Assessment In the Life Cycle Impact Assessment (LCIA), the product or production system is examined from an environmental perspective using category indicators. The LCIA also provides information for the interpretation phase.

This book offers a detailed presentation of the principles and practice of life cycle impact assessment. As a volume of the LCA compendium, the book is structured according to the LCIA framework developed by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)passing through the phases of definition or selection of impact categories, category indicators and Brand: Springer Netherlands.ILCD Handbook: General guide for Life Cycle Assessment - Detailed guidance First edition iv Executive summary Overview Life Cycle Thinking (LCT) and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) are the scientific approaches behind modern environmental policies and business decision support related to Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP).Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a technique or a tool to evaluate and quantify the environmental impact of a product or service.

Life Cycle Assessment captures the whole supply chain (from cradle to grave) with its individual stages. From raw-material production, production, distribution, transportation, use and disposal of a specific product (or service).