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Circular Economy in Buildings

Akhimien, Noah ORCID:, Tawheed, Ahmed Abdullah Al, Latif, Eshrar ORCID: and Hou, Shan 2022. Circular Economy in Buildings. Tao, Zhang, ed. The Circular Economy - Recent Advances in Sustainable Waste Management, The Circular Economy, London: IntechOpen, (10.5772/intechopen.107098)

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This chapter is centred on waste management in buildings. It discusses the principles of applying circular economy in buildings toward resource efficiency with regard to the building sector. The study investigates a series of building assessments and reviews different aspects of energy efficiency as it relates to circular economy in buildings. It recommends the best practices to ensure the reuse and recycling of building components during and after the life of a building. The world is experiencing huge resource depletion and it is eminent to research the waste management practices in the building industry, Circular Economy offers major interventions in buildings which are explored in this chapter, another aspect of the discussion in this chapter is the design for disassembly and design for recycling under the concepts of circular economy.

Item Type: Book Section
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Architecture
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
Uncontrolled Keywords: building, waste, recycle, reuse, circular economy, sustainability
Publisher: IntechOpen
ISBN: 978-1-80355-913-1
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Date of First Compliant Deposit: 27 November 2022
Date of Acceptance: 16 August 2022
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2022 11:14

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