Mese: giugno 2012

Energy and Economic Efficiency

While we are trying to achieve  ENERGY EFFICIENCY in the  building sector introducing  classifications, certifications and whatsoever, a couple of questions arises: 1. is there any possible energy efficiency without economic efficiency? (how do we measure it without a life cycle approach?) 2. why are we looking for smart houses in smart […]

Eurolifeform Life Cycle Costing

This is to interact with people interested in life cycle costing / whole life costing calculation and analysis in buildings and infrastructures. After ten years from the european RTD project EUROLIFEFORM the efforts to introduce LCC and Whole Life Cost culture in the construction world seems not completely successful. How is the situation […]