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Method for calculating ecological balances

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Kaivonen J A

Method for calculating ecological balances

Abstract:Methods for assessing environmental impacts are needed in building design. Need arises from environmental strategies of the developer of a building. Embodied energy and some other impacts can be analysed by using either input-output analysis or process analysis. An ordinary input-output table is not accurate enough for all comparison purposes. In this research a model was developed that allows results of input-output analysis to be improved with process analysis data. The result of input-output analysis, the environmental inverse matrix is used as a part of building process model database so that environmental assessment of buildings by using input-output analysis does not require matrix operations.

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