3.5 Further information and training materials

As part of the EeBGuide research project, training materials on the use of the EeBGuide guidance are provided for free access.

For an introduction to LCA and further reading, the following links to LCA literature may be of help, especially for LCA beginners:

  • Guinée, J. B.; Gorrée, M.; Heijungs, R. et al.: Handbook on Life Cycle Assessment Operational Guide to the ISO Standards. Dordrecht u.a. Kluwer Academic Publishers; Kluwer Acad. Publ. (Series Eco-Efficiency in Industry and Science, Vol. 7) 2002. ISBN: 1-4020-0557-1. (Language: English), available online
  • Jolliet, O.; Saadé, M.; Crettaz, P.: Analyse du Cycle de Vie: Comprendre et réaliser un écobilan. Lausanne: Presses Polytechniques et Universitaires Romandes (Collection Gérer l’Environnement) 2002. ISBN: 2-88074-568-3. (Language: French)
  • Klöpffer, W.; Grahl, B.: Ökobilanz (LCA). Ein Leitfaden für Ausbildung und Beruf. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2009. ISBN 978-3-527-32043-1. (Language: German)
  • Eyerer, P. (Hg.): Ganzheitliche Bilanzierung Werkzeug zum Planen und Wirtschaften in Kreisläufen. Berlin. Springer, 1996. (Language: German)
  • Rebitzer, G.; Ekvall, T.; Frischknecht, R., et al.: Life cycle assessment Part 1: Framework, goal and scope definition, inventory analysis, and applications. Environment International 30 (2004) 5, pp. 701–720. Online: doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2003.11.005. (Language: English)
  • Pennington, D.; Potting, J.; Finnveden, G., et al.: Life cycle assessment Part 2: Current impact assessment practice. Environmental International 30 (2004) 5, pp. 721–739. Online: doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2003.12.009. (Language: English)Baumann, H.; Tillman, A-M. ‘The Hitch Hikers Guide to LCA: An Orientation in Life Cycle Assessment Methodology and Application’. Studentlitteratur, 2004. (Language: English)

For an introduction to, and further reading applied to the building sector, the following links to LCA literature may be of help, especially for LCA beginners:

  • Nemry, F.; Uihlein, A.; Makishi Colodel, C., et al.: Environmental Improvement Potentials of Residential Buildings. (IMPRO-Building). (JRC Scientific and Technical Research Series). Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities 2008. (Language: English)
  • Peuportier B.: Eco-conception des bâtiments et des quartiers. Presse de l’Ecole des Mines de Paris. (Language: French)
  • Chevalier J.: Analyse du cycle de vie – Utilisation dans le secteur de la construction. Techniques de l’Ingénieur. (Language: French)
  • Wittstock B.: Ökobilanz. In: Lemaitre, C., DGNB (Hg.): Nachhaltiges Bauen. DGNB Handbuch Neubau Büro- und Verwaltungsgebäude Version 2009. Stuttgart: DGNB 2009. (Language: German)

3     How to use this guidance document


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