CARBON FOOTPRINT EVALUATION & CERTIFICATION SYSTEM FOR THE BUILDING INDUSTRY–BUILDING, LANDSCAPING AND INTERIOR RENOVATION IN TAIWAN

Hsien-Te Lin
2018 Grand Renewable Energy proceedings  
Many existing carbon footprint evaluation systems for the building industry are neither designer-friendly nor suitable for implementation of carbon reduction policies. The author proposes the CFES-LCBA as a robust alternative to the product-oriented inventory standards of PAS2050 and ISO14067. The system contains an engineering-oriented component I/O database system and a pre-diagnosis function. Also proposed is a dynamic energy usage index (EUI) method for predicting the energy usage of
more » ... ated building types with any combination of 43 functional areas. This methodology developed by the Low Carbon Building Alliance (LCBA) may be applied to architectural, landscaping and interior renovation projects and has been implemented in Taiwan since 2015.
doi:10.24752/gre.1.0_94 fatcat:tdwrobl74vgttgx75c3okvcr5y