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BEES Model for Selecting Environmentally and Economically Balanced Building Products.

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Author(s)

Barbara C. Lippiatt

Abstract

The BEES (Building for Environmental and Economic Sustainability) project has developed a flexible methodology for balancing the environmental and economic performance of building products. The methodology, based on consensus standards, has been implemented in Windows-based decision support software for building designers and materials manufacturers, complete with actual environmental and economic performance data for a number of building products. This paper describes the underlying performance measurement methodology.
Proceedings Title
Environmental and Economic Balance: The 21st Century Outlook. Proceedings. American Institute of Architects, U.S. Green Building Council and U.S. Department of Energy
Conference Dates
November 6-9, 1997
Conference Location
Miami, FL

Keywords

building products, economic performance, environmental performance, green buildings, life cycle assessment, life cycle costing, multiattribute decision analysis

Citation

Lippiatt, B. (1997), BEES Model for Selecting Environmentally and Economically Balanced Building Products., Environmental and Economic Balance: The 21st Century Outlook. Proceedings. American Institute of Architects, U.S. Green Building Council and U.S. Department of Energy, Miami, FL, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=916774 (Accessed June 23, 2024)

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Created November 6, 1997, Updated February 17, 2017