||Method for calculating ecological balances
||Kaivonen J A
||Methods for assessing environmental impacts are needed in building design. Need arises fromenvironmental strategies of the developer of a building. Embodied energy and some otherimpacts can be analysed by using either input-output analysis or process analysis. An ordinaryinput-output table is not accurate enough for all comparison purposes. In this research amodel was developed that allows results of input-output analysis to be improved with processanalysis data. The result of input-output analysis, the environmental inverse matrix is used asa part of building process model database so that environmental assessment of buildings byusing input-output analysis does not require matrix operations.
|Year of publication:
Kaivonen J A (1997).
Method for calculating ecological balances. Sarja A (editor); Computers in the practice of building and civil engineering, Worldwide ECCE symposium; September 3-5, 1997, Finland,