Illustrative Case Study: Life Cycle Assessment of Four Window Alternatives

Mikołaj Owsianiak, Anders Bjørn, Heidi Bugge, Sónia Carvalho, Leise Jebahar, Jon Holbech Rasmussen, Caroline White, Stig Irving Olsen (Editor)

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    This report serves as an example report on how to perform an LCA according to the guidance given in Chap. 37 and how to structure the report according to the reporting template in Chap. 38. The goals of the LCA were (i) to perform a benchmarking of a prototype wood/composite (W/C) window made out of glass fibre against three alternative window types currently offered in the market (made of wood (W), wood/aluminium (W/ALU), and PVC) and (ii) to identify environmental hotspots for each window system.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLife Cycle Assessment: Theory and Practice
    Publication date2018
    Publication statusPublished - 2018


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