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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