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An environmental impact causal model for improving the environmental performance of construction processes

Author
Fuertes, A.; Casals, M.; Gangolells, M.; Forcada, N.; Macarulla, M.; Roca, X.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Journal of cleaner production
Date of publication
2013-08-01
Volume
52
First page
425
Last page
437
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2013.02.005 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/19555 Open in new window
URL
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959652613000541 Open in new window
Abstract
Despite the increasing efforts made by the construction sector to reduce the environmental impact of their processes, construction sites are still a major source of pollution and adverse impacts on the environment. This paper aims to improve the understanding of construction-related environmental impacts by identifying on-site causal factors and associated immediate circumstances during construc- tion processes for residential building projects. Based on the literature and focus group fi ndings,...
Citation
Fuertes, A. [et al.]. An environmental impact causal model for improving the environmental performance of construction processes. "Journal of cleaner production", 01 Agost 2013, vol. 52, p. 425-437.
Keywords
Construction, Construction industry, Environmental impact, Environmental management
Group of research
GRIC - Group of Construction Research and Innovation

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