Waste-based materials; capability, application and impact on indoor environment – literature review

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Abstract

This paper reviews and discusses various sustainable materials utilizing waste products with the focus on their properties having an impact on the indoor environmental conditions and indoor air quality (IAQ). Materials included in the review are selected considering the following aspects: sustainability, cradle to cradle perspective, application, their impact on indoor environment and human well-being. The attempt of the paper is to cover a wide spectrum of information so to provide better understanding of waste utilization in construction industry.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of Indoor Air 2014
Number of pages8
PublisherInternational Society for Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ)
Publication date2014
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate - University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 7 Jul 201412 Jul 2014
Conference number: 13
http://www.indoorair2014.org/

Conference

Conference13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate
Number13
LocationUniversity of Hong Kong
CountryHong Kong
CityHong Kong
Period07/07/201412/07/2014
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Bibliographical note

Topic C5: Environmental impact of buildings

Keywords

  • Building materials
  • Waste utilization
  • Environmental impact
  • Indoor air quality

Cite this

Krejcirikova, B., Rode, C., Kolarik, J., Wargocki, P., & Peuhkuri, R. H. (2014). Waste-based materials; capability, application and impact on indoor environment – literature review. In Proceedings of Indoor Air 2014 International Society for Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ).