Construction and Building Projects

Ongoing
Massey University, BRANZ

Amber Mellor, Master's student at Massey University, has received a BRANZ scholarship to investigate water footprinting of concrete produced at Allied Concrete's batching plants throughout New Zealand. The research...

Completed November 2010
SCION

This paper examines the applicability of the Social Life Cycle Assessment of Products guidelines to the New Zealand housing sector as a tool to assist the life cycle management of New Zealand’s housing stock. Consideration is given to the impacts...

Completed October 2011
SCION

This study provides suggestions to update the NZ Ecolabelling Trust’s Gypsum Plasterboard Product Specification in view of the Waste Minimisation Act and the amendments to the Climate Change Response Act.

Completed March 2011
SCION

Complex tool that allows the evaluation of materials of residential wall.

Completed July 2010
SCION

GHG footprint in accordance to ISO 14040/14044 for three NZ LVL producers

Completed March 2010
SCION

A LCA study on the Beacon Pathway show home in Waitakere including several scenario analyses.

Completed May 2011
SCION, University of Canterbury

A footprint calculation of the Nelson and Marlborough Institute of Technology building that is to be constructed in Nelson