Guides and Whitepapers
Read and enjoy our latest guides and whitepapers on LCA, LCC, EPD and Green Building Certifications
High-impact research on Embodied Carbon
The Embodied Carbon Review
Embodied carbon reduction in 100+ regulations and rating systems globally
The Embodied Carbon Review reports the results of how embodied carbon, that is, the carbon emissions from construction materials, is addressed in certifications and regulations globally. This unique research was conducted by Bionova Ltd (One Click LCA) and sponsored by Saint-Gobain, Stora Enso, Finnish Ministry of the Environment and the Finnish Transport Agency.
City Policy Framework for Dramatically Reducing Embodied Carbon
52 detailed policies for cities to reduce embodied carbon
This framework provides guidance for cities considering policies that can deliver the highest impact within their geopolitical contexts and regulatory systems. Over 50 existing policies from leading cities have been evaluated, categorized, and scored according to their potential, cost efficiency, ease of implementation, and enforceability.
Solution for sustainable construction & renovation
In this whitepaper, we review the carbon impact of aluminium in construction, and explore via different real case studies how low-carbon aluminium can help reducing embodied carbon in new buildings, retrofit, and act as a competitive advantage for manufacturers.
Life Cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Costing, EPD, Embodied Carbon, Net Zero Carbon Guides
Green Building Certification Guides
Most Popular Life Cycle Assessment Whitepapers
Getting ready for EN 15804+A2: what’s changed and how to prepare for it.
Download your free Building Life Cycle Assessment White Paper
Download a copy of our free Building Life Cycle Assessment White Paper and become an expert in building sustainability.
Building Life Cycle Assessment article: Overview of Whole Building LCA
Read our peer-reviewed article “Overview of Whole Building Life-Cycle Assessment for Green Building Certification and Ecodesign through Industry Surveys and Interviews”.
State of the Art in Building Life-Cycle Assessment — Whitepaper released
Bionova’s new Whitepaper explains why Life-cycle Assessments (LCAs) are an essential part of the construction and land sales projects.