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ARC 417
MIDTERM EXAM
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ARC$417:$Materials$$
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Sustainability$
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Sustainability+
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Building$to$meet$the$needs$of$present$generation$without$compromising$the$ability$
of$future$generations$to$meet$their$needs.$$
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Buildings+and+the+Environment+
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Buildings$account$for:$$
1/3$of$U.S.$Energy$use$$
‐2/3$of$U.S$Electricity$consumption$$
‐30%$of$U.S.$raw$material$consumption$
25%$of$its$harvested$wood$
12%$of$the$U.S.$fresh$water$$
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Stages+of+products+life+cycle+
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Materials‐‐‐Manufacture‐‐‐Distribution‐‐‐Use‐‐‐Disposal‐‐‐Waste$or$Recycle‐‐$
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Sustainable$building$construction$must$address$all$phases$of$the$life$of$a$building$
material,$that$is,$cradle+to+grave+
‐$Origin$
Manufacturing$and$transportation$
‐$Construction$$
‐$Use$and$maintenance$$
‐$Demolition,$and$reuse$or$disposal$
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Embodied+energy+analysis+(LCA‐Life+Cycle+Analysis)+or$Cradle+to+Grave+
analysis+
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‐Most$comprehensive$method$for$describing$and$quantifying$environmental$impacts$
associated$with$building$materials$or$products,$accounting$for$all$phases$of$its$life$
from$original$resource$extraction$through$final$disposal$or$recycling.$$
‐$How$much$fossil$fuel,$electricity,$water,$materials$consumed/how$many$pollutants$
are$generated.$$
‐$Part$of$Type$II$Environmental$Impact$Label$$
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Embodied+Energy+
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Sum$of$total$energy$consumed$during$material’s$life$cycle.$$
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Embodied+Water++
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Fresh$water$consumed$as$a$consequence$of$a$building$with$particular$material.$$
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Embodied+Carbon+
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Total$carbon$related$to$ghg$emissions$associated$with$building$material$
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LEED+U.S.+Green+Building+Council’s+Leadership+in+Energy+and+Environmental+
Design++
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‐$Most$widely$applied$system$for$evaluating$building$sustainably.$$
‐$8$broad$categories$addressing$areas$such$as$site$selection$and$development,$
energy$efficiency,$conservation$of$materials,$and$resources,$and$others.$$
‐$Within$each$category$are$mandatory$prerequisites$and$credits$that$contribute$
points$toward$a$buildings$overall$sustainability$rating.$$
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Living+Building+Challenge++
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‐$Sets$higher$standard$for$sustainable$building‐$more$creative$$
‐$To$construct$buildings$that$does$no$harm$at$all$rather$than$just$less$harm.$$
‐$“Living”$for$buildings$that$meet$all$20$‘Petal$recognition”$for$that$meet$minimal$
partial$requirements.$$
‐$Categories:$Beauty$and$inspiration,$Materials,$Site,$Energy,$Water,$and$Indoor$
Quality$
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