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Volume 195, 2018The 4th International Conference on Rehabilitation and Maintenance in Civil Engineering (ICRMCE 2018)
|Number of page(s)||11|
|Section||Construction Management and Maintenance|
|Published online||22 August 2018|
Reducing carbon emission in construction base on project life cycle (PLC)
Lecturer Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Diponegoro University, Jl. Prof Soedarto, Tembalang, Semarang, Indonesia
2 Students Department, Study Program Doctoral of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia
3 School of Engineering and Physical Science, University of Birmingham, The United Kingdom
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The construction sector accounts for nearly 40% of global energy annually where 1/3 of it will produce emissions of CO2 emitted into the atmosphere . Carbon Emissions (CO2) are a major cause of the greenhouse effect, for example, that which is produced from the combustion process of fossil fuels. Increasing the concentration of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere will lead to rising temperatures trapped in the atmosphere causing global warming. There is a lot of literature on carbon emission (discussions) using multiple analytical approaches, but some are reviewing the Project Life Cycle (PLC) approach. This paper will discuss carbon emission mitigation during the life cycle of a construction project (Project Life Cycle (PLC)). Reduction of carbon emissions can be done during the initiation, design and construction phase of the Project Life Cycle (PLC). This literature study will produce a strategy that can have a significant impact on reducing the amount of carbon occurring in any construction project activity.
Key words: Construction / Carbon Emission / Project Life Cycle
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