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Abdul-Aziz, A-R (2012) Control mechanisms exercised in Malaysian housing public-private partnerships. Construction Management and Economics, 30(01), 37–55.

Cattell, D W (2012) An overview of component unit pricing theory. Construction Management and Economics, 30(01), 81–92.

Davey, C L, Powell, J A, Powell, J E and Cooper, I (2002) Action learning in a medium-sized construction company. Building Research & Information, 30(01), 5–15.

Gurung, N and Mahendran, M (2002) Comparative life cycle costs for new steel portal frame building systems. Building Research & Information, 30(01), 35–46.

Kus, H and Nygren, K (2002) Microenvironmental characterization of rendered autoclaved aerated concrete. Building Research & Information, 30(01), 25–34.

Lahdenperä, P (2012) Making sense of the multi-party contractual arrangements of project partnering, project alliancing and integrated project delivery. Construction Management and Economics, 30(01), 57–79.

Ruan, X, Ochieng, E G, Price, A D F and Egbu, C O (2012) Knowledge integration process in construction projects: a social network analysis approach to compare competitive and collaborative working. Construction Management and Economics, 30(01).

Shipworth, D T (2002) A stochastic framework for embodies greenhouse gas emissions modelling of construction materials. Building Research & Information, 30(01), 16–24.

  • Type: Journal Article
  • Keywords: embodied energy; energy efficiency; greenhouse gas emissions; life cycle analysis; life cycle energy analysis; stochastic modelling; sustainable construction
  • ISBN/ISSN: 0961-3218
  • URL: http://taylorandfrancis.metapress.com/link.asp?id=teh54twm3w6gfamu
  • Abstract:
    A new method of stochastic embodied greenhouse gas emissions modeling of construction materials is proposed. The method progressively integrates process analysis data into a prior probability distribution of embodied greenhouse gas emissions for a given material drawn from a disaggregated expansion of the UK Environmental Accounts. Current analyses of embodied CO2eq emissions, whether performed at the economic sector or individual building system boundary level, are deterministic. Such deterministic models do not allow for the easy analysis of potential CO2eq emissions reductions obtainable through preferential selection of low embodied CO2eq material suppliers within material supply chains. Such analysis are important for accessing the extent to which emissions reductions can be achieved through economic mechanisms which drive preferential selection of low embodied carbon materials back through the supply chain - such as carbon taxes. It is argued that the need for estimating both uncertainty, and the variability, in embodied CO2eq data is best addressed through the development of a fully stochastic modeling framework, and that such frameworks are methodologically more appropriate for Kyoto Protocol compliance policy formulation.

Tabish, S Z S and Jha, K N (2012) The impact of anti-corruption strategies on corruption free performance in public construction projects. Construction Management and Economics, 30(01), 21–35.