E3S Web Conf.
Volume 246, 2021Cold Climate HVAC & Energy 2021
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Energy and IEQ Performance Assessment and Labeling|
|Published online||29 March 2021|
Perspectives of building professionals on the use of LCA tools in Swedish climate declaration
Department of Applied Physics and Electronics, Umeå University, Sweden
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
From 1st January 2022, Swedish government plan to introduce the climate declarations as a legal requirement for new buildings. LCA is a method that could be used to quantify buildings’ climate impact. The climate declaration in the Swedish building code expects to create interest in LCA among stakeholders. This study aims to identify and understand the challenges and opportunities of using LCA by stakeholders during the early stage of construction process. The study is based on responses from six building professionals to a questionnaire. The policy implications of the study findings are discussed.
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