SUSTAINABILITY REQUIREMENTS OF CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS IN THE TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION OF THE CONSTRUCTION business<br />Eng...
Sustainability  requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Br...
Sustainability  requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />PA...
1. Towards sustainable consumption<br />Sustainability  requirements of construction materials in the technical documentat...
2. Sustainable building<br />Sustainability  requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the ...
Social;
Economic ;</li></ul>Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa 					Portugal SB10<br />5<br />
3. Buildings: Energy, materials and components<br />Sustainability  requirements of construction materials in the technica...
3. Buildings: Energy, materials and components<br />Sustainability  requirements of construction materials in the technica...
3. Buildings: Energy, materials and components<br />Sustainability  requirements of construction materials in the technica...
4. The Impacts of materials in their life cycle<br />Sustainability  requirements of construction materials in the technic...
4. The Impacts of materials in their life cycle<br />LCA<br />EPD<br />Sustainability  requirements of construction materi...
4. The Impacts of materials in their life cycle<br />Sustainability  requirements of construction materials in the technic...
5. Material sustainability in buildings<br />Sustainability  requirements of construction materials in the technical docum...
13<br />5. Material sustainability in buildings<br />Sustainability  requirements of construction materials in the technic...
5. Material sustainability in buildings<br />Grade/ Impact<br />EPD<br />Designer<br />Sustainability  requirements of con...
5. Sustentabilidade dos Edifícios ao Nível dos Materiais<br />Sustainability  requirements of construction materials in th...
6. Integrating material sustainability <br />Sustainability  requirements of construction materials in the technical docum...
6. Integrating material sustainability <br />Sustainability  requirements of construction materials in the technical docum...
6. Integrating material sustainability <br />Sustainability  requirements of construction materials in the technical docum...
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Sustainability Requirements of Construction Materials in the Technical Documentation of the Construction Business

  1. 1. SUSTAINABILITY REQUIREMENTS OF CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS IN THE TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION OF THE CONSTRUCTION business<br />Eng. Bruno Duarte – SOPSEC S.A.<br />Prof. Hipólito de Sousa – FEUP - Gequaltec<br />
  2. 2. Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />PARADIGM<br />Need<br />Objective measures, with expression;<br />Action regarding the materials/components;<br />Integrated approach according to the context ;<br />Clarify and solidify concepts;<br />Require the adoption of sustainability measures in the business;<br />Sustainable construction in the spotlight;<br />Measures to be taken by the CI;<br />Difficulty in the formulation of the problems and strategic options;<br />Relatively new and extensive subject;<br />Demagogy;<br />Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />3<br />
  4. 4. 1. Towards sustainable consumption<br />Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Human activity:<br />4<br />Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />
  5. 5. 2. Sustainable building<br />Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Building industry has impacts in time:<br /><ul><li>Environmental;
  6. 6. Social;
  7. 7. Economic ;</li></ul>Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />5<br />
  8. 8. 3. Buildings: Energy, materials and components<br />Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Energy use in buildings<br />Biggest share related to operational energy;<br />Embodied energy’s relevance is growing as buildings are becoming more energy efficient .<br />Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />6<br />
  9. 9. 3. Buildings: Energy, materials and components<br />Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Be Aware<br />Costs;<br />Embodied energy;<br />Amount of pollution;<br />Resource consumption;<br />…<br />Durability;<br />Maintenance cycles;<br />Amount of materials;<br />Environmental impacts;<br /> …<br />Multidimensional Problem<br />Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />7<br />
  10. 10. 3. Buildings: Energy, materials and components<br />Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Buildings’ Life Cycle<br />Materials’ Life Cycle<br />Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />8<br />
  11. 11. 4. The Impacts of materials in their life cycle<br />Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Life cycle assessment - LCA<br />Methodology to evaluate the environmental impact of a product, process or activity through its life cycle;<br />Material selection based on environmental profile:<br />ISO 14000: ISO 14040;ISO 14044<br />Results are communicated in Environmental Product Declarations – EPD’s:<br />ISO 14025<br />Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />9<br />
  12. 12. 4. The Impacts of materials in their life cycle<br />LCA<br />EPD<br />Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Environmental Product Declaration- EPD<br />Standardized and voluntary tool for communication of environmental performance of a product;<br />Type III EPD’s – Apply to construction products;<br /> – Uses LCA methodology;<br /> – Aggregate the environmental impact of a product;<br />Comparability – Product category rules.<br />10<br />Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />
  13. 13. 4. The Impacts of materials in their life cycle<br />Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Problems of current EPD practice<br />Presentation format differs;<br />Different methodologies used for products in the same category;<br />Marketing merged with technical information;<br />Standardization of the documents’ structure;<br />Separation between technical information and marketing;<br />Presentation of information in a standardized way;<br />Comparability of information<br />11<br />Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />
  14. 14. 5. Material sustainability in buildings<br />Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Goal<br />Evaluation of the sustainability regarding embodied materials;<br />Material evaluation based on EPD information;<br />Simple, cost effective, Sustainable!<br />Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />12<br />
  15. 15. 13<br />5. Material sustainability in buildings<br />Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Context<br />Every material is destined for a specific function;<br />Designer makes choices;<br />Choices based on comparable and easily understandable information;<br />Selecting Materials<br />Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />
  16. 16. 5. Material sustainability in buildings<br />Grade/ Impact<br />EPD<br />Designer<br />Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Selecting Materials<br />Emissions;<br />Resource consumption;<br />Performance;<br />Standardized criteria;<br />Contextualized criteria;<br />Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />14<br />
  17. 17. 5. Sustentabilidade dos Edifícios ao Nível dos Materiais<br />Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />15<br />
  18. 18. 6. Integrating material sustainability <br />Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Descriptive memory document regarding sustainability;<br />Adoption of materials taking environmental information into account;<br />Most representative; impact/scale.<br />Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />16<br />
  19. 19. 6. Integrating material sustainability <br />Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />17<br />
  20. 20. 6. Integrating material sustainability <br />Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />18<br />
  21. 21. 7. Final remarks<br />Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Methods havelimitations;<br />ISO and CEN standards under discussion: <br />Calculation methods, product category rules, etc;<br />Fabricants present EPD’s in different formats;<br />Problem defining impact/grade for products: standards’ role;<br />Awareness of the building industry agents regarding sustainability issues;<br />Economically liable accessibility to sustainability tools;<br />Simple and accurate communication;<br />Bruno Duarte , Hipólito de Sousa Portugal SB10<br />19<br />
  22. 22. Sustainability requirements of construction materials in the technical documentation of the construction business<br />Thank you!<br />brunomanuelduarte@gmail.com<br />http://pt.linkedin.com/in/brunomanuelduarte<br />hipolito@fe.up.pt<br />20<br />

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