Comparing the midpoint and endpoint approaches based on ReCiPe—a study of commercial buildings in Hong Kong

@article{Dong2014ComparingTM,
  title={Comparing the midpoint and endpoint approaches based on ReCiPe—a study of commercial buildings in Hong Kong},
  author={Ya Hong Dong and S. Thomas Ng},
  journal={The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment},
  year={2014},
  volume={19},
  pages={1409-1423}
}
PurposeLife cycle assessment (LCA) has been increasingly implemented in analyzing the environmental performance of buildings and construction projects. To assess the life cycle environmental performance, decision-makers may adopt the two life cycle impact assessment (LCIA) approaches, namely the midpoint and endpoint models. Any imprudent usage of the two approaches may affect the assessment results and thus lead to misleading findings. ReCiPe, a well-known work, includes a package of LCIA… CONTINUE READING

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