The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment | VOL. 18

End of life of buildings: three alternatives, two scenarios. A case study

Publication Date Mar 27, 2013


Purpose The objective of this case study is to identify the relevant processes needed in the environmental assessment of the end of life of a building and to identify the demolition process variables that significantly affect energy consumption and emissions of greenhouse gases. Different scenarios of demolition, based on three alternatives for managing construction and demolition waste (C&DW) generated during demolition works, are analyzed. This study is based upon typical construction and demolition practices and waste management in Spain.


Management In Spain Demolition Practices Demolition Works Emissions Of Greenhouse Gases Demolition Waste Typical Construction Consumption Of Gases Construction Waste Construction Practices Emissions Of Gases

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