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A Comparative Analysis of Performance Assessment Tools for Establishing Evaluation Framework for Sustainable Buildings
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  • Journal title : Architectural research
  • Volume 16, Issue 4,  2014, pp.131-137
  • Publisher : Architectural Institute of Korea
  • DOI : 10.5659/AIKAR.2014.16.4.131
 Title & Authors
A Comparative Analysis of Performance Assessment Tools for Establishing Evaluation Framework for Sustainable Buildings
Kang, Hae Jin; Rhee, Eon Ku;
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Recently, the development of sustainable building assessment tools as means to invigorate the dissemination of sustainable buildings has been actively progressed. However, many assessment tools involve various problems in terms of assessment method and system framework, which greatly impede their credibility and applicability. If these problems persist over time, the role of sustainable building assessment tools as decision making measures during the design stage will be greatly limited. The objective of the study is to suggest a systematic model for sus- tainable building assessment tools by establishing a logical system of performance assessment framework. For this purpose, the Environmen- tal Impact Assessment(EIA) framework used in selected and modified to fit the building performance assessment. The analysis of performance assessment tools for sustainable buildings was conducted using the EIA framework. Based on the results of the analysis, a framework for the performance assessment of sustainable buildings was established.
Sustainable Building;Assessment Tool;Environmental Impact;LCA;Weighting Factor;
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