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Database of environmental flow coefficients for construction materials

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posted on 02.01.2019 by Robert Crawford
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS DATABASE HAS BEEN SUPERSEDED BY THE EPiC DATABASE, AVAILABLE AT https://doi.org/10.26188/5dc228ef98c5a

This database of environmental flow coefficients has been compiled to assist in the quantification of embodied (indirect) flows associated with construction projects. Coefficients have been produced for the following flows:

- energy
- water
- waste
- greenhouse gas emissions
- land
- material resources

The coefficients represent the quantity of a certain flow (e.g. energy) associated with (or embodied in) the production of a certain material (i.e. also known as a material's embodied enegy in this case).


Coefficients can be multiplied by available material quantities extracted as part of a bill of materials to determine the embodied flows for a particular construction project.

These coefficients have been compiled using a path exchange hybrid approach, utilising best available process and input-output data. Further details about their compilation can be found in the associated report.

Latest database and report will be uploaded shortly.

Funding

Australian Research Council DP150100962

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