Journal and conference papers

JOURNAL PAPERS

  • Review of visualising LCA results in the design process of buildings
    Hollberg A., Kiss B., Röck M., Soust-Verdaguer B., Wiberg A. H., Lasvaux S., Galimshina A., Habert G. (2021) Review of visualising LCA results in the design process of buildings. In: Building and Environment, 190, 107530, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2020.107530.
  • Review of visualising LCA results in the design process of buildings
    Galimshina A., Moustapha M., Hollberg A., Padey P., Lasvaux S., Sudret B., Habert G. (2021) Review of visualising LCA results in the design process of buildings. In: Energy and Buildings, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2021.111329.
  • Environmental modelling of building stocks – An integrated review of life cycle-based assessment models to support EU policy making
    Röck M., Baldereschi E., Verellen E., Passer A., Sala S., Allacker K. (2021) Environmental modelling of building stocks – An integrated review of life cycle-based assessment models to support EU policy making. In: Renew Sustain Energy Rev, 2021;151, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2021.111550.
  • Multicriteria-Oriented Optimization of Building Energy Performances: The Annex 72 IEA-EBC Experience
    Montana F., Longo S., Birgisdottir H., Cellura M., Frischknecht R., Guarino F., Kiss B., Peuportier B., Recht T., Riva Sanseverino E., Szalay Zs. (2021) Multicriteria-Oriented Optimization of Building Energy Performances: The Annex 72 IEA-EBC Experience. In: Energy systems evaluation (volume 2) (pp. 239-260). Springer, Cham.
  • Dataset of service life data for 100 building elements and technical systems including their descriptive statistics and fitting to lognormal distribution
    Goulouti K., Favre D., Giorgi M., Padey P., Galimshina A., Habert G., & Lasvaux S. (2021) Dataset of service life data for 100 building elements and technical systems including their descriptive statistics and fitting to lognormal distribution. In: Data in Brief, 36, 107062.
  • How to define (net) zero greenhouse gas emissions buildings: The results of an international survey as part of IEA EBC annex 72
    Satola D., Balouktsi M., Lützkendorf T., Wiberg A. H. and Gustavsen A. (2021) How to define (net) zero greenhouse gas emissions buildings: The results of an international survey as part of IEA EBC annex 72. In: Building and Environment, 192, pp. 107619. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2021.107619.
  • Life cycle GHG emissions of residential buildings in humid subtropical and tropical climates: Systematic review and analysis
    Satola D., Röck M., Houlihan-Wiberg A., Gustavsen A. (2021) Life cycle GHG emissions of residential buildings in humid subtropical and tropical climates: Systematic review and analysis. In: Buildings 2021;11:1–36. https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings11010006.
  • Carbon budgets for buildings: Harmonizing temporal, spatial and sectoral dimensions
    Habert G., Röck M., Steininger K., Lupisek A., Birgisdottir H., Desing H., et al. (2020) Carbon budgets for buildings: Harmonizing temporal, spatial and sectoral dimensions. In: Build Cities 2020:1–24. https://doi.org/10.5334/bc.47.
  • Embodied GHG emissions of buildings – The hidden challenge for effective climate change mitigation
    Röck M., Saade M. R. M., Balouktsi M., Rasmussen F. N., Birgisdottir H., Frischknecht R., Habert G., Lützkendorf T. and Passer A. (2020) Embodied GHG emissions of buildings – The hidden challenge for effective climate change mitigation. In: Applied Energy, 258(114107). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.114107.
  • (Net-) zero-emission buildings: a typology of terms and definitions                                                                                                                 Lützkendorf, T. and Frischknecht, R., 2020. (Net-) zero-emission buildings: a typology of terms and definitions. Buildings and Cities, 1(1), pp.662–675. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/bc.66.
  • BIM and LCA Integration: A Systematic Literature Review
    Potrč Obrecht T., Röck M., Hoxha E. and Passer A. (2020) BIM and LCA Integration: A Systematic Literature Review. In: Sustainability, 12(14), pp. 5534. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12145534.
  • Implementing Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment during design stages in Building Information Modelling: From systematic literature review to a methodological approach
    Llatas C., Soust-Verdaguer B. and Passer A. (2020) Implementing Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment during design stages in Building Information Modelling: From systematic literature review to a methodological approach. In: Building and Environment, 182, pp. 107164. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2020.107164.
  • Environmental Benchmarks for buildings: Needs, challenges and solutions; 71st LCA forum, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, 18 June 2019
    Frischknecht R., Balouktsi M., Lützkendorf T., Aumann A., Birgisdottir H., Grosse Ruse E., Hollberg A., Kuittinen M., Lavagna M., Lupišek A., Passer A., Peuportier B., Ramseier L., Röck M., Trigaux D. and Vancso D. (2019) Environmental Benchmarks for buildings: Needs, challenges and solutions; 71st LCA forum, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, 18 June 2019. In: International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 24, pp. 2272–2280. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11367-019-01690-y.

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

D-A-CH SBE 22 - Sustainable Built Environment - For a Built Environment Within Planetary Boundaries, 20-23 September 2022, Berlin, Germany

  • Net zero emission buildings: next generation of benchmarks and calculation rules
    Balouktsi M., Lützkendorf T. (2022) Net zero emission buildings: next generation of benchmarks and calculation rules. Accepted. SBE 2022, Berlin, Germany
  • Buildings LCA and digitalization: Designers' toolbox based on a survey
    Di Bari R., Horn R., Bruhn S., Alaux N., Ruschi Mendez Saade M., Soust-Verdaguer B., Potrc Obrecht T., Hollberg A., Birgisdottír H., Passer A., Frischknecht R. (2022) Buildings LCA and digitalization: Designers' toolbox based on a survey. Accepted. SBE 2022, Berlin, Germany.
  • Life cycle GHG emissions of the Austrian building stock: a combined bottom-up and top-down approach
  • Truger B., et al. (2021) Life cycle GHG emissions of the Austrian building stock: a combined bottom-up and top-down approach. Accepted. SBE 2022, Berlin, Germany.
  • LCA Benchmarks for buildings - characterizing systems and introducing a framework for granularity of scope
    Rasmussen F. N., Alsema E., Balouktsi M., Birgisdóttir H., Bohne R.A., Dixit M., Dowdell D., Francart N., Frischknecht R., Foliente G., Lupisek A., Lützkendorf T., Malmqvist T., Martínez A.G., Ouellet-Plamondon C., Passer A., Peuportier B., Ramseier L., Satola D., Seo S., Szalay Z., Trigaux D., Wiik M.R.K. (2022)LCA benchmarks for buildings - characterizing systems and introducing a framework for granularity of scope. Accepted. SBE 2022, Berlin, Germany.
  • Towards indicative baseline and decarbonization pathways for embodied life cycle GHG emissions of buildings across Europe
    Röck M., Allacker, K., Auinger M., Balouktsi M., Birgisdottir H., Fields M., Frischknecht R., Habert G., Hvid Horup Sørensen L., Kuittinen M., Le Den X., Lynge K., Muller A., Nibel S., Passer A., Piton F., Rasmussen Freja N., Ruschi Mendes Saade M., Satola D., Sørensen A., Spitsbaard M., Tikka S., Tozan B., Truger B., van Leeuwen M., Vesson M., Viitala A., Zonnevijlle R., Lützkendorf T. (2022) Towards indicative baseline and decarbonization pathways for embodied life cycle GHG emissions of buildings across Europe. Accepted. SBE 2022, Berlin, Germany.
  • To weigh or not to weigh. Recommendations for communicating aggregated results of buildings LCA
    Gomes V., Pulgrossi L.M., Gomes da Silva M., Balouktsi M., Lützkendorf T., Frischknecht R. (2022) To weigh or not to weigh. Recommendations for communicating aggregated results of buildings LCA. Accepted. SBE 2022, Berlin, Germany.

CESB 22 - Sustainable Built Environment - Central Europe towards Sustainable Building, 4-6 July 2022, Prague, Czech Republic

  • The buried giant: construction materials shape the environmental footprint of buildings
    Frischknecht R. (2022) The buried giant: construction materials shape the environmental footprint of buildings. Keynote. Accepted. CESB 2022, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Attitude Towards LCA in Hungary and Czechia – Results of a Survey among Building Design Professionals
    Szalay Zs., Lupísek A. (2022) Attitude Towards LCA in Hungary and Czechia – Results of a Survey among Building Design Professionals. Accepted. CESB 2022, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Options of Modelling Refurbishment in LCA: Continuous Improvement Strategy and Next Life Cycle Approach
    Balouktsi M., Lützkendorf T. (2022) Options of Modelling Refurbishment in LCA: Continuous Improvement Strategy and Next Life Cycle Approach. Accepted. CESB 2022, Prague, Czech Republic.

Pre COP 26 - Climate Expo, 17-21 May 2021, Glasgow, UK

  • NEW MITIGATION SOLUTIONS IN CONSTRUCTION - use case for assessment methods
    Lützkendorf, T.; Frischknecht R., Balouktsi M., Röck M., Houlihan Wiberg A., Satola D., Passer A., Birgisdottir H., Nygaard Rasmussen F., Chae C., Palaniappan S. (2021) NEW MITIGATION SOLUTIONS IN CONSTRUCTION - use case for assessment methods. online
  • Defining (net) zero greenhouse gas emissions buildings: a key mitigation pathway
    Houlihan Wiberg A., Satola D., Lützkendorf T., Balouktsi M., Frischknecht R., Gustavsen A. (2021) Defining (net) zero greenhouse gas emissions buildings: a key mitigation pathway. online

WSBE 20 - World Sustainable Built Environment - Beyond2020 2-4 November 2020, Gothenburg, Sweden

  • Implications of using systematic decomposition structures to organize building LCA information: A comparative analysis of national standards and guidelines- IEA EBC ANNEX 72
    Soust-Verdaguer B., García Martínez A., Llatas C., Gómez de Cózar J. C., Allacker K., Trigaux D., Alsema E., Berg B., Dowdell D., Debacker W., Frischknecht R., Ramseier L., Veselka J., Volf M., Hajek P., Lupíšek A., Malik Z., Habert G., Hollberg A., Lasvaux S., Peuportier B., Pomponi F., Wastiel L., Gomes V., Zara O., Gomes M., Gusson Baiocchi A., Pulgrossi L., Ouellet-Plamondon C., Moncaster A., Di Bari R., Horn R., Lenz K., Balouktsi M., Lützkendorf T., Röck M., Hoxha E. and Passer A. (2020) Implications of using systematic decomposition structures to organize building LCA information: A comparative analysis of national standards and guidelines- IEA EBC ANNEX 72. In: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 588, pp. 022008, 10.1088/1755-1315/588/2/022008, retrieved from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/588/2/022008.
  • Comparison of the greenhouse gas emissions of a high-rise residential building assessed with different national LCA approaches – IEA EBC Annex 72                                                                                                                                                                                                         Frischknecht R., Ramseier L., Yang W., Birgisdottir H., Chae C. U., Lützkendorf T., Passer A., Balouktsi M., Berg B., Bragança L., Butler J., Cellura M., Dixit M., Dowdell D., Francart N., García Martínez A., Gomes V., Gomes Da Silva M., Guimaraes G., Hoxha E., Wiik M. K., König H., Llatas C., Longo S., Lupíšek A., Martel J., Mateus R., Rasmussen F. N., Ouellet-Plamondon C., Peuportier B., Pomponi F., Pulgrossi L., Röck M., Satola D., Verdaguer B. S., Szalay Z., Nhu A. T., Veselka J., Volf M. and Zara O. (2020) Comparison of the greenhouse gas emissions of a high-rise residential building assessed with different national LCA approaches – IEA EBC Annex 72. In: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 588, pp. 022029, 10.1088/1755-1315/588/2/022029, retrieved from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/588/2/022029.
  • Drivers, barriers and development needs for LCA in the Nordic building sector – a survey among professionals                                           Rasmussen F. N., Malmqvist T. and Birgisdóttir H. (2020) Drivers, barriers and development needs for LCA in the Nordic building sector – a survey among professionals. In: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 588, pp. 032022, 10.1088/1755-1315/588/3/032022, retrieved from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/588/3/032022.
  • Survey results on acceptance and use of Life Cycle Assessment among designers in world regions: IEA EBC Annex 72                               Balouktsi M., Lützkendorf T., Röck M., Passer A., Reisinger T. and Frischknecht R. (2020) Survey results on acceptance and use of Life Cycle Assessment among designers in world regions: IEA EBC Annex 72. In: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 588, pp. 032023, 10.1088/1755-1315/588/3/032023, retrieved from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/588/3/032023.
  • The challenge of integrating Life Cycle Assessment in the building design process – a systematic literature review of BIM-LCA workflows                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Obrecht T. P., Röck M., Hoxha E. and Passer A. (2020) The challenge of integrating Life Cycle Assessment in the building design process – a systematic literature review of BIM-LCA workflows. In: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 588, pp. 032024, 10.1088/1755-1315/588/3/032024, retrieved from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/588/3/032024.
  • Reducing embodied impacts of buildings – insights from a social power analysis of the UK and Sweden                                                       Moncaster A. M. and Malmqvist T. (2020) Reducing embodied impacts of buildings – insights from a social power analysis of the UK and Sweden. In: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 588, pp. 032047, 10.1088/1755-1315/588/3/032047, retrieved from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/588/3/032047.
  • Embodied GHG emissions of buildings – Critical reflection of benchmark comparison and in-depth analysis of drivers                                        Röck M., Balouktsi M., Mendes Saade M. R., Rasmussen F. N., Hoxha E., Birgisdottir H., Frischknecht R., Habert G., Passer A. and Lützkendorf T. (2020) Embodied GHG emissions of buildings – Critical reflection of benchmark comparison and in-depth analysis of drivers. In: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 588, pp. 032048, 10.1088/1755-1315/588/3/032048, retrieved from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/588/3/032048.
  • The level of knowledge, use and acceptance of LCA among designers in Germany: A contribution to IEA EBC Annex 72                             Lützkendorf T. and Balouktsi M. (2020) The level of knowledge, use and acceptance of LCA among designers in Germany: A contribution to IEA EBC Annex 72. In: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 588, pp. 042046, 10.1088/1755-1315/588/4/042046, retrieved from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/588/4/042046.

 

SUSTAINABLE BUILT ENVIRONMENT D-A-CH CONFERENCE 2019 (SBE19 Graz) 11–14 September 2019, Graz, Austria

  • Comparison of the environmental assessment of an identical office building with national methods                                                            Frischknecht R., Birgisdottir H., Chae C. U., Lützkendorf T., Passer A., Alsema E., Balouktsi M., Berg B., Dowdell D., García Martínez A., Habert G., Hollberg A., König H., Lasvaux S., Llatas C., Nygaard Rasmussen F., Peuportier B., Ramseier L., Röck M., Soust Verdaguer B., Szalay Z., Bohne R. A., Bragança L., Cellura M., Chau C. K., Dixit M., Francart N., Gomes V., Huang L., Longo S., Lupíšek A., Martel J., Mateus R., Ouellet-Plamondon C., Pomponi F., Ryklová P., Trigaux D. and Yang W. (2019) Comparison of the environmental assessment of an identical office building with national methods. In: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 323, pp. 012037, 10.1088/1755-1315/323/1/012037, retrieved from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/323/1/012037.
  • IEA EBC Annex 72 - Assessing life cycle related environmental impacts caused by buildings – targets and tasks                                         Frischknecht R., Birgisdottir H., Chae C. U., Lützkendorf T. and Passer A. (2019) IEA EBC Annex 72 - Assessing life cycle related environmental impacts caused by buildings – targets and tasks. In: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 323, pp. 012042, 10.1088/1755-1315/323/1/012042, retrieved from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/323/1/012042.
  • A cross-platform modular framework for building Life Cycle Assessment                                                                                                                  Kiss B., Röck M., Passer A. and Szalay Z. (2019) A cross-platform modular framework for building Life Cycle Assessment. In: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 323, pp. 012103, 10.1088/1755-1315/323/1/012103, retrieved from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/323/1/012103.

 

Sixth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering, Ghent, Belgium, October 2018

MINI-SYMPOSIA 8: IEA EBC Annex 72: Assessing life-cycle related environmental impacts caused by buildings (Organizers: R. Frischknecht, H. Birgisdottir, T. Lützkendorf and A. Passer, in: Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 2018), 28-31 October 2018, Ghent, Belgium, edited by Robby Caspeele, Luc Taerwe and Dan M. Frangopol)

  • Potential for interconnection of tools for cost estimation and life cycle assessment of partial carbon footprint in the building sector in Czechia                                                                                                                                                                                                                     A. Lupíšek, M. Nehasilová, J. Železná, P. Hájek, B. Pospíšilová and M. Hanák
  • Building life cycle assessment tools developed in France                                                                                                                                         B. Peuportier and P. Schalbart
  • LCA benchmarks for decision-makers adapted to the early design stages of new buildings                                                                                    A. Hollberg, P. Vogel and G. Habert
  • Principles for the development and use of benchmarks for life-cycle related environmental impacts of buildings                                                 T. Lützkendorf and M. Balouktsi
  • Assessing life cycle related environmental impacts caused by buildings (IEA EBC Annex 72)                                                                                  R. Frischknecht
  • Lessons learned from establishing environmental benchmarks for buildings in Switzerland                                                                                 L. Tschümperlin and R. Frischknecht
  • Belgian approach to mainstream LCA in the construction sector                                                                                                                               D. Trigaux, K. Allacker, F. De Troyer, W. Debacker, W.C. Lam, L. Delem, L.Wastiels, R. Servaes and E. Rossi
  • Life cycle assessment benchmarks for Danish office buildings                                                                                                                                  F.N. Rasmussen and H. Birgisdóttir
  • Using BIM-based methods to obtain life cycle environmental benchmarks for buildings                                                                                          A. García-Martínez, J.C. Gómez de Cózar and M. Ruiz Alfonsea
  • Development of a simplified methodology for creating embodied energy database of construction materials and processes in India                 S. Palaniappan and V. Bindu Inti
  • The coupling of BIM and LCA—challenges identified through case study implementation                                                                                        M. Röck, A. Passer, D. Ramon and K. Allacker
  • Environmental impacts of future electricity production in Hungary with reflect on building operational energy use                                              B. Kiss, Zs. Szalay and E. Kácsor
  • Modular methodology for building life cycle assessment for a building stock model                                                                                                Zs. Szalay and B. Kiss
  • Effects of LCA impact categories and methodology on the interpretation of a building’s environmental performance                                           L. Delem, L.Wastiels and K. Allacker
  • Analyzing the life cycle environmental impacts in the Chinese building design process                                                                                        W. Yang, Q.Y. Li, L. Yang, J. Ren and X.Q. Yang
  • Review of existing service lives’ values for building elements and their sensitivity on building LCA and LCC results                                           S. Lasvaux, M. Giorgi, D. Favre, A. Hollberg, V. John and G. Habert
  • Improving the reliability and specificity of an Input-Output-based Hybrid (IOH) method for computing embodied energy of a building            M.K. Dixit and V. Venkatraj
  • Life cycle assessment of alternative masonry to concrete blocks                                                                                                                             J. Dahmen, J. Kim and C.M. Ouellet-Plamondon

COMMENTARIES

  • Transitioning to Zero-Carbon Buildings - What is needed to make today's buildings zero-carbon ready?
    Lützkendorf T., Frischknecht R. (2022) Transitioning to Zero-Carbon Buildings - What is needed to make today's buildings zero-carbon ready?. In: Buildings and Cities, Commentaries, 1 February 2022.
  • Transition to a Cross-sectoral Approach for Decarbonising the Built Environment
    Lützkendorf T. (2021) Transition to a Cross-sectoral Approach for Decarbonising the Built Environment. In: Buildings and Cities, Commentaries, 26 September 2021.