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  • Carbon and cost critical elements of office buildings: a case study. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath; Davies, Alan; Fernando, Nirodha (Ceylon Insitute of Builders (CIOB) http://2016.ciobwcs.com/past-symposiums/, 2016-07-29)
    VICTORIA, M., PERERA, S., DAVIES, A. and FERNANDO, N. 2016. Carbon and cost critical elements of office buildings: a case study. In Sandanayake, Y.G., Karunasena, G.I. and Ramachandra, T. (eds). Proceedings of the 5th world construction symposium 2016: greening environment, eco-innovations and entrepreneurship, 29-31 July 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders [online], pages 106-114. Available from: https://2016.ciobwcs.com/downloads/pastsymposiums/2016/proceedings.pdf
    Buildings emit two types of carbon (and greenhouse gases) namely Operational Carbon (OC) and Embodied Carbon (EC). Operational carbon is regulated in the UK as it contributed up to 70-80% of total emissions. On the other ...
  • Carbon and cost critical elements: a comparative analysis of two office buildings. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath; Davies, Alan; Fernando, Nirodha (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-12-2016-0086, 2017-11-13)
    VICTORIA, M.F., PERERA, S., DAVIS, A. and FERNANDO, N. 2017. Carbon and cost critical elements: a comparative analysis of two office buildings. Built environment project and asset management [online], 7(5), pages 460-470. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-12-2016-0086
    Purpose:- The aim of this paper is to identify and compare cost and carbon critical elements of two office buildings and to help achieve an optimum balance between building Capital cost (CC) and Embodied Carbon (EC). ...
  • Design economics for dual currency management in construction projects. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath; Davies, Alan (RICS http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/conference-papers/design-economics-for-dual-currency-management-in-construction-projects/, 2016-08-16)
    VICTORIA, M., PERERA, S. and DAVIES, A. 2016. Design economics for dual currency management in construction projects. In Proceedings of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors construction, building and real estate research conference 2016 (RICS COBRA 2016), 20-22 September 2016, Toronto, Canada. London: RICS [online]. Available from: http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/conference-papers/design-economics-for-dual-currency-management-in-construction-projects/
    This paper reviews the literature on design economics and deduce relationships between Capital Cost (CC) and design variables; and initial Embodied Carbon (EC) and design variables by collecting data of 10 office buildings ...
  • Developing an early design stage embodied carbon prediction model: a case study. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath; Davies, Alan (ARCOM http://www.arcom.ac.uk/abstracts-results.php?s=31st Annual ARCOM Conference&b=b, 2015-09-07)
    VICTORIA, M., PERERA, S. and DAVIES, A. 2015. Developing an early design stage embodied carbon prediction model: a case study. In Raiden, A. and Aboagye-Nimo, E. (eds). Proceedings of the 31st annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management confernce (ARCOM), 7-9 September 2015, Lincoln, UK. Lincoln: ARCOM [online], pages 267-276. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ff96343816e3a48d472a039e584fb584.pdf
    The focus of carbon management has shifted from operational carbon towards Embodied Carbon (EC) as a result of zero carbon agenda. Even though effort is made to quantify EC in detail design stage and choose the best solution ...
  • Estimating embodied carbon: a dual currency approach. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath; Zhou, Lei; Davies, Alan (CRC Press (member of Taylor & Francis) https://www.crcpress.com/9781138028982, 2015-10-07)
    VICTORIA, M.F., PERERA, S., ZHOU, L. and DAVIES, A. 2015. Estimating embodied carbon: a dual currency approach. In Wilkinson, S.P., Xia, J. and Chen, B. (eds). Sustainable buildings and structures: proceedings of the 1st international conference on sustainable buildings and structures, 29 October - 1 November 2015, Suzhou, China. Florida: CRC Press [online], chapter 31, pages 223-230. Available from: https://www.crcpress.com/9781138028982
    Embodied carbon (EC) estimating is a growing area of research. EC estimating is evolving since the recent past, thus, undergoing several criticisms. On the other hand, there is a lack of interest among industry practitioners ...
  • A pragmatic approach for embodied carbon estimating in buildings. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath; Davies, Alan (DIST http://sbe16torino.org/, 2016-02-18)
    VICTORIA, M., PERERA, S. and DAVIES, A. 2016. A pragmatic approach for embodied carbon estimating in buildings. In newDist: proceedings of sustainable built environment (SBE16): towards post-carbon cities, 18-19 February 2016, Torino, Italy. Torino: DIST [online], pages 470-480. Available from: http://sbe16torino.org/downloads/SBE16TO_proceedings.pdf
    Embodied Carbon (EC) estimating is driven by the development of Inventory of Carbon and Energy (ICE) in 2008 along with the initial information paper of Royal Institution of Chatered Surveyors (RICS) on the methodology to ...