Life cycle assessment of mortars: A review on technical potential and drawbacks

Santos, T., Almeida, J., Silvestre, J.D. and Faria, P. (2021) Life cycle assessment of mortars: A review on technical potential and drawbacks. Construction and Building Materials, 288 . p. 123069. ISSN 09500618 [Article]

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Abstract (in English)

The in-depth research on efficient processes and alternative constituents for mortars production has a lack on the quantification of their environmental impacts. This work presents a critical review of life cycle assessment (LCA) studies performed in the construction sector, namely related to mortars. The gaps and barriers of these methods and final results are discussed through an overview of the main achievements on mortars’ environmental life cycle studies in Europe. Despite the future trends, LCA studies are more focused on cement-mortars and few researches on air lime, gypsum or earth mortar binders are reported in the literature.

Item Type: Article
Santos, T.
Almeida, J.
Silvestre, J.D.
Faria, P.
Languages: English
Keywords: Environmental impacts; Life cycle assessment; Masonry mortar; Render; Plaster; mortar
Subjects: C.ARCHITECTURE > 04. Building materials
K.LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES > 04. Comparative analysis
Volume: 288
ISSN: 09500618
Depositing User: Prof. Paulina Faria
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2022 22:46
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2022 22:46

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