Lifecycle Analysis and The 2000-Watt Society Benchmark

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The 2000-Watt Society represented in the SIA standards is one of the few existing techniques to benchmark the environmental sustainability of urban development projects at the district scale. The standard contrasts the carbon emissions and primary energy consumption of buildings based on their construction, operation, and dismantling, as well as the environmental burden induced by commuting patterns.

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