MODELLING ENVIRONMENTAL AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF CONSTRUCTION

Grant number: LP0667653 | Funding period: 2006 - 2008

Completed

Abstract

This project will investigate the relationships between environmental and financial parameters associated with decisions made during the building design process. The outcomes of this research will assist the construction industry to transform itself towards ecological sustainability. We will provide a means by which the construction industry can more comprehensively assess the environmental impacts associated with building design decisions. In general, this will lead to a more effective construction industry, with solutions being evaluated simultaneously against environmental and financial criteria. The project is thus aligned with the priority area: An Environmentally Sustainable Australia:..

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