building life cycle assessment News

  • LCA Award 2010 - ifu sponsors UNEP/SETAC

    ifu Hamburg GmbH sponsors the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative by providing software licenses and support to projects in developing countries. UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) and the association SETAC (Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry) are jointly running the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative. The main objective is to 'enable users around the world to put life cycle ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • Verdigris Group Wins Acclaim as Leader in Green Building & Sustainability Consulting

    Verdigris Group, a Chicago-based real estate development, consulting and brokerage company with new regional offices in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, has been hard at work developing and implementing innovative sustainable strategies in the disciplines of green real estate development and sustainable organizational management, and is now receiving some noteworthy acclaim for their efforts by ...


    By Verdigris Group Inc.

  • Improved buildings could make a big dent in climate change

    David L. Chandler, MIT News Office The construction and operation of buildings accounts for approximately 40 percent of all U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases. The most-used building material in the world, concrete, is used to construct many of the nation's homes and office buildings - but a new MIT report says a variety of measures could drastically reduce, and ultimately even eliminate, the ...

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