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Advanced Strategies for Net-Zero Energy Building: Focused on the Early Phase and Usage Phase of a Building's Life Cycle

Jeongyoon Oh, Taehoon Hong, Hakpyeong Kim, Jongbaek An, Kwangbok Jeong, Choongwan Koo
2017 Sustainability  
the early phase of a building's life cycle; (ii) real-time monitoring of the energy performance during the usage phase of a building's life cycle.  ...  Additionally, this study proposed the following advanced strategies for nZEB implementation according to a building's life cycle: (i) integration and optimization of the passive and active strategies in  ...  Figure 2 . 2 Building's life cycle: (a) stands for the early phase of a building's life cycle; (b) stands for the usage phase of a building's life cycle; and (c) stands for the disposal phase of a building's  ... 
doi:10.3390/su9122272 fatcat:2x3n3r2psvhlhfl6o4d23uh4ym

Integration of chaos theory and mathematical models in building simulation

Xiaoshu Lu, Derek Clements-Croome, Martti Viljanen
2010 Automation in Construction  
The review also identifies the paucity of literature and the need for a suitable methodology of linking chaos theory to mathematical models in building design and management studies.  ...  Part (I), published in the previous issue, reviews the current state of the chaos theory models as a starting point for establishing theories that can be effectively applied to building simulation models  ...  Dynamic cost models that allow for evaluating interactions between for example costs of operation and gains of productivity through a building's life cycle are rare.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.autcon.2010.01.003 fatcat:xjinievh3nfenbdi4ufdrgvfem

Environmental performance evaluation of thermal insulation materials and its impact on the building

A.M. Papadopoulos, E. Giama
2007 Building and Environment  
The two materials' production process was registered and evaluated based on environmental criteria with Life Cycle Analysis' implementation, which was supported by the GEMIS model.  ...  Moreover, insulation materials' life cycle correlation to building's life cycle examined and expressed with energy consumption indicators.  ...  LCA's calculating model description GEMIS (Global Emission Model for Integrated Systems) is a life-cycle analysis model which embodies LCA database and cost -emission analysis system.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2006.04.012 fatcat:qtoou74cobdexdgjym6hd43ntm

How BIM Contributes to a Building's Energy Efficiency throughout Its Whole Life Cycle: Systematic Mapping

Tatjana Vilutienė, Rasa Džiugaitė-Tumėnienė, Diana Kalibatienė, Darius Kalibatas
2021 Energies  
of the entire building life cycle.  ...  We used a mixed technique combining co-citation analysis and bibliographic coupling in order to analyze the publications' datasets for the period 2010–2020.  ...  RQ-3: Which BIM tools are used for energy analysis? RQ-4: Which stage of a building's life cycle do the authors discuss in their research?  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14206680 fatcat:6mjra2a2xbakppmfdpxqkxs7im

Multidisciplinary Optimization of Life-Cycle Energy and Cost Using a BIM-Based Master Model

Marcus Sandberg, Jani Mukkavaara, Farshid Shadram, Thomas Olofsson
2019 Sustainability  
The prototype was developed to enhance the building's sustainability performance by optimizing the trade-off between the building's life-cycle energy (LCE) and life-cycle cost (LCC) when choosing material  ...  Recent research features BIM-based optimization, but there is still a question of knowing how to design a BIM-based process using neutral file formats to enable multidisciplinary optimization of life-cycle  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to acknowledge NCC Construction Company for providing the data for the case study. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11010286 fatcat:22ljy6ez5veyllfp62cuis2l4y

The theory and framework of integration design of building consumption efficiency based on BIM

Yan Yuan, Jingling Yuan
2011 Procedia Engineering  
powerful ability on information processing and quantitative analysis according to which an energy-saving method and process that builds its foundation on BIM technology and makes the information exchanging  ...  The goal of this study is to promote the application of BIM technology and provides ideas and ways for the congregated design of building energy efficiency.  ...  Integrated design considers the building as a whole system and optimizes the whole process from the point of building's life cycle.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2011.08.987 fatcat:wgbjlmirebdktnx32szkncnyei

Comprehensive Evaluation of Different Aspects of BIM Applications in Sustainable Design

Mohammad Ahmadzadeh Razkenari, SeyedHessamoddin Moussavi Nanehkaran, Khalegh Barati
2016 Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture  
Throughout the life cycle of the construction, maintenance, and destruction of a building, the building produces environmental pollution due to consumption of energy and resources, emission of pollutants  ...  Growing environmental concerns require efforts for application of sustainability in construction industry. Today, there is an increasing need for sustainable building design.  ...  life cycle.  ... 
doi:10.17265/1934-7359/2016.09.004 fatcat:vjj2434olbdihkas4z56q3wmki

BIM-based Damage Estimation of Buildings under Earthquake Loading Condition

Mehdi Alirezaei, Mehdi Noori, Omer Tatari, Kevin R. Mackie, Ahmed Elgamal
2016 Procedia Engineering  
Finally, a Life Cycle Environmental Assessment is performed to identify the environmental impacts of the damages imposed to the building as a result of earthquake.  ...  For this purpose, first a model is developed in BIM and then its properties are exported to a structural analysis software (opensees) in order to evaluate the structure's response under specific loading  ...  In this section, developed BIM model is exported to a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) tool. For this purpose, Tally application is used.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2016.04.136 fatcat:xxwsrh4qbjbrlbhqxoguisxvqy

Computer-Aided Healthcare Facility Management

Sarel Lavy, Igal M. Shohet
2007 Journal of computing in civil engineering  
Simulations of the facility coefficient for different combinations of occupancy and environment reveal that the occupancy level is a major factor that causes an augmentation of more than 18% in the allocation  ...  Prediction of the performance score of a building is carried out using a nonlinear pattern for the structural components and linear patterns for the rest of the components.  ...  the core parameters; • Establishing a multidisciplinary ͑managerial, financial, and technological͒ knowledge base for an integrated health-care FM model; • Formulating relationships between these parameters  ... 
doi:10.1061/(asce)0887-3801(2007)21:5(363) fatcat:2qegcf7hkzhwfhj2uzs3iomsue

Assessment of Seismic Damage of Buildings and Related Environmental Impacts

Carley Feese, Yue Li, William M. Bulleit
2015 Journal of performance of constructed facilities  
Lifecycle assessment, also known as life-cycle analysis, or cradle-to-grave analysis, is a tool used to assess a building's environmental impact.  ...  This is an opportunity for structural engineers to communicate the importance of a building's seismic risk, and to employ mitigation strategies that minimize a building's life-cycle impact with these potential  ... 
doi:10.1061/(asce)cf.1943-5509.0000584 fatcat:6ptkbtirtjbuvnsuakighacuci

Towards a Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment method for the quantification and reduction of impacts of buildings life cycle

C Llatas, R Angulo Fornos, N Bizcocho, I Cortés Albalá, R Falcón Ganfornina, I Galeana, A García-Martínez, J C Gómez de Cózar, S López Alonso, P Meda, J M Mercado Martínez, M V Montes (+6 others)
2019 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
The present paper aims to present a methodological framework based on an LCSA, used during design stages of buildings and integrated into a building's design technology such as Building Information Modeling  ...  A conceptual approach to conduct the data integration and a possible workflow to integrate the LCSA into BIM is proposed.  ...  The work presented here has a partial financial supporter of the National Research Plan.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/323/1/012107 fatcat:d7zbzlsc35h4vcfcwmjit4o534

A Framework to Understand Effect of Building Systems Deterioration on Life Cycle Energy

Albert Thomas, Carol C. Menassa, Vineet R. Kamat
2015 Procedia Engineering  
at an optimal maintenance and replacement cycle for major materials over the entire operation period of a building.  ...  This research analyses a building's deterioration mechanism and presents a system dynamics simulation based "Life Cycle Energy Framework" that couples material performance and energy simulation to arrive  ...  Any opinions and findings in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of NSF. References  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2015.08.469 fatcat:47eq6chforb2xhiy72u7h5ayl4

Construction of renewable energy supply chain model based on LCA

Lei Luo, Liu Yang, Marlia Mohd Hanafiah
2018 Open Physics  
According to the analysis of LCA, the life cycle stage set of renewable green building's energy supply chain is obtained.  ...  model and introducing the life cycle stage set.  ...  LCA analysis LCA is a comprehensive assessment method of environmental impact based on the whole life cycle.  ... 
doi:10.1515/phys-2018-0132 fatcat:be4mguskw5cqjcmssvaeyl32wm

Environmental Life Cycle Assessment in an Integrated CAD Environment: The Ecologue Approach [chapter]

R. Ries, A. Mahdavi
1999 Computers in Building  
For comprehensive environmental impact analysis to be realized in a computational support tool for the building design domain, such tools must a) have an analysis method that considers the life cycle of  ...  Key words: life cycle assessment, integrated computational environmental analysis Abstract: Construction and operation of buildings is a major cause of resource depletion and environmental pollution.  ...  the life cycle of a product or process.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4615-5047-1_23 fatcat:hu55pnlgl5fxlcbkrqpa344eqi

Integrating life-cycle GHG emissions into a building's economic evaluation

Monique Schmidt, Robert H. Crawford, Georgia Warren-Myers
2020 Buildings and Cities  
A conceptual approach is presented for integrating the life-cycle GHG emissions of a building into an economic evaluation.  ...  This study provides a conceptual approach for the integration of the life-cycle GHG emissions of buildings into a building's economic evaluation, with the aim of forming a monetary-based understanding  ...  Funding This research was supported by a grant from the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne, Australia.  ... 
doi:10.5334/bc.36 fatcat:5wwh3wgolbbzrnmkk2htqp2nom
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