Research Progress of Building Life Cycle Carbon Emission Assessment

昭 刘
2013 Climate Change Research Letters  
The construction industry is the main area of energy consumptions and greenhouse gas emissions in the world. It is of important significance to assess the life cycle carbon emission from buildings for reducing their environmental impacts. In this paper, the carbon emission status and the related policies and regulations of buildings are firstly introduced and then the assessment method, underlying database and main related standards of building lifecycle carbon emissions at home and abroad are
more » ... ome and abroad are reviewed. Furthermore, the paper summarizes the existing problems of lifecycle carbon emissions from buildings in China and presents the research directions and emphasis according to the national conditions and the international experiences in the field.
doi:10.12677/ccrl.2013.23020 fatcat:apa3ktuce5epznbsheen7gwxr4