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Method to enable LCA analysis through each level of development of a BIM model


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Dupuis, M., April, A., Lesage, P. et Forgues, D.. 2017. « Method to enable LCA analysis through each level of development of a BIM model ». In Creative Construction Conference (CCC) (Primosten, Croatia, June 19-22, 2017) Coll. « Procedia Engineering », vol. 196. pp. 857-863.
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Whole Building life cycle assessment (LCA) calculations are increasingly done using building information modeling (BIM) data exports, but some challenges need to be overcome. BIM models lack data for a whole building LCA analysis. To counter this lack of detailed information, manual inputs are often required when using a static BIM model and cannot easily consider recalculations over the duration of the project. This paper presents a method to automatically perform LCA calculations early, at the first level of a BIM model's development (i.e. the LOD100 level), and to allow for easier updates of the calculation throughout the evolution of the BIM model. To achieve this goal, a novel data layer and format is proposed. This data layer fills the information gap between extracted BIM data and existing LCA data provided by common LCA databases such as ecoinvent.

Item Type: Conference proceeding
April, Alain
Forgues, Daniel
Affiliation: Génie logiciel et des technologies de l'information, Génie de la construction
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2017 16:36
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2017 15:46

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