New Research Brief shows Benefits of Life Cycle Assessment in Decision-Making

From TMS Sustainability e-News
April 30, 2018

Decisions made in the early stages of the building design process can have a significant influence on the environmental performance and financial costs of a building. One of the best ways to discover preferable designs is to analyze and compare many different alternatives, but this can be time-consuming and difficult to perform early on. A recent research brief from the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub explains how combining tools such as the 'Building Attribute to Impact Algorithm' with optimization methods can help to identify the best ranges for key design parameters. Read more.