Course EG3019

Life Cycle Assessment and Cost Analysis

5 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 4, 2020

In this course, students are given insight into environmental and economic sustainability in a life-cycle perspective.

Upon completion of this course, students shall be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of, and describe basic concepts of, life-cycle assessment (LCA) and life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA)
  • Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of LCA and LCCA methodologies
  • Use common methods and tools to perform life-cycle inventories, life-cycle assessments and life-cycle cost analyses for the construction and renovation of buildings
  • Interpret, discuss and draw conclusions from the results of LCAs and LCCAs
  • Work in a group on a project; write and present a technical report
Starts and ends:
wk4, 2020 - wk13, 2020
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Entry Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree from building-, energy technology or civil engineering related fields, or a similar degree of at least 180 credits. Documented language proficiency knowledge equivalent to English B/English 6 at Swedish upper secondary school or equivalent knowledge
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