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2 edition of Life cycle assessment. found in the catalog.

Life cycle assessment.

Canadian Standards Association.

Life cycle assessment.

by Canadian Standards Association.

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Published by Canadian Standards Association in Rexdale, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEnvironmental technology, [CSA standard] -- Z760-94
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 112 p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19477182M

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Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment: Reference Building Structure and Strategies serves as a guide for the project team to define and model the structural system within the reference building design as required by green building standards and rating systems. The book is organized in two parts. environmental life cycle assessment Download environmental life cycle assessment or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get environmental life cycle assessment book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

  The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Life Cycle Assessment Handbook: A Guide for Environmentally Sustainable Products by Mary Ann Curran at Barnes & : Mary Ann Curran. This book outlines methodologies, approaches and tools for modelling chemicals in a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) perspective, covers advantages and drawbacks of applying LCA to chemical processes, and discusses the limitations of modeling the environmental and .


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