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GLRPPR Sector Resource: The Greenest Building: Quantifying the Environmental Value of Building Reuse

Title:
The Greenest Building: Quantifying the Environmental Value of Building Reuse

Abstract:
This study concludes that, when comparing buildings of equivalent size and function, building reuse almost always offers environmental savings over demolition and new construction.

URL:
http://www.preservationnation.org/issues/sustainability/green-lab/lca/The_Greenest_Building_lowres.pdf

Source:
National Trust for Historic Preservation Preservation Green Lab

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
2012

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