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Publications

This page includes work published by the Carbon Leadership Forum and externally-published research papers, articles and books that the Carbon Leadership Forum contributed to.

Published by Carbon Leadership Forum

Time Value of Carbon – White paper. Published May 2017.

LCA Model Specifications V1 – Word templates for LCA data collection. Published May 2017.

Embodied Carbon Benchmark Study – Report and Dataset. Published February 2017.

Concrete Product Category Rule – Documents establishing the standard to calculate EPDs. Version 1.1 published February 2013.

Motivating Low-Carbon Construction: Opportunities and Challenges  – White paper. Published January 2011.

Published Externally

Simonen, K. (2015) “Testing Whole Building LCA: Research and Practice”, 2015 AIA/ACSA Intersections Conference, Atlanta, GA, May 13, 2015. Accessible at https://www.brikbase.org/content/testing-whole-building-lca-research-and-practice.

Simonen, K., Almufti, Il, Merrifield, S., Strobel, K., Tipler, J. (2015) “Integrating Environmental Impacts as Another Measure of Earthquake Performance for Tall Buildings in High Seismic Zones”, 2015 Structures Congress, April 23-25, Portland, OR. Accessible at http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/9780784479117.080.

Simonen, K. (2014) Life Cycle Assessment, London, UK: Routledge. Accessible at https://www.routledge.com/Life-Cycle-Assessment/Simonen/p/book/9780415702423.

Simonen, K. (2014) “Life Cycle Assessment Challenges and Structural Materials,” in Sustainable Structures Symposium, April 17-18, Portland, OR. Accessible at http://web.pdx.edu/~cgriffin/symposium/SSS_Proceedings_v2.pdf.

Court, A., Simonen, K, Webster, M., Trusty, W & Morris, P. (2012), “Linking Next-Generation Performance-Based Seismic Design Criteria to Environmental Performance,” 2012 Structures Congress, March 29-31, Chicago, IL. Accessible at http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/9780784412367.082.

“Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Buildings Research for Washington State”. K. Simonen, L. Haselbach, E. Oniel, J. Cooper. Delivered to State on September 1, 2012. Accessible at http://courses.washington.edu/lcaforwa/wordpress/.

“Seismic Performance Assessment of Buildings-Methodology for Assessing Environmental Impacts” (2012) A. Court, P. Morris, K. Simonen, W. Trusty, M. Webster & J. Heintz. Report prepared in consultation by the Applied Technology Council for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Accessible at https://www.atcouncil.org/docman/fema/19-fema-p-58-4-volume-4/file.

Cooper, J., Fava, J., Simonen, K., Boyd, S., Baer, S. (2012) “Status of North American Life Cycle Inventory Data”, Journal of Industrial Ecology, 16(3), 287-289. Accessible at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1530-9290.2012.00506.x/abstract .

Simonen, K., & Haselbach, L. (2012), “Environmental Product Declarations for Building Materials and Products: U.S. Policy and Market Drivers,” International Symposium on Life Cycle Assessment and Construction, July 10-12, Nantes, France. Accessible at http://www.rilem.org/gene/main.php?base=500218&id_publication=415&id_papier=7979.

Simonen, K., Moore, E., Cooper, J. & Sianchuk, R. (2011), “Teaching Building Life Cycle Assessment: LCA in Architecture & Engineering Education,” Building Technology Educators Society Conference, August 4-7, Toronto, ON.

Motivating Low-Carbon Construction: Opportunities and Challenges” White paper for Carbon Leadership Forum. Published January 2011.