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Building materials and CO2: Western European emission reduction strategies
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ECN Policy Studies 1997
ECN report number: Document type:
ECN-C--97-065 ECN publication
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The consumption of materials in the Western European building andconstruction sector is discussed. The production, use, and the waste handling of building materials is analysed from a CO2 emission point of view. Apart from the analysis of the current situation, technological improvement options are analysed and characterised by techno-economic parameters. The report serves as background document for the Western European MARKAL model that is developed within the framework of the MATTER project. 11 figs., 87 tabs., 112 refs., 1 appendix

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