Sustainable construction materials and products in renovation

Margareta Wahlström, Jutta Laine-Ylijoki

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Abstract

This paper describes the current status of tools under development for the evaluation of the environmental sustainability of construction products and materials. The focus is on the release to soil and water in outdoor constructions. In the future also the recyclability of construction products is of high interest in the development of sustainable construction material.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-20
JournalNordic Concrete Research
Volume43
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2011
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed
EventXXI Nordic Concrete Research Symposium - Hotel Rantasipi Aulanko, Hämeenlinna, Finland
Duration: 30 May 20111 Jun 2011

Keywords

  • sustainability
  • construction
  • recycling
  • reuse
  • environmental
  • ecodesign

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