Environmental performance of three innovative calcium carbonate-based consolidants used in the field of built cultural heritage

Environmental performance of three innovative calcium carbonate-based consolidants used in the... and ancillary materials and concluding with the manufactur- Purpose In this study, the environmental performance of three ing of the product and its packaging. The functional unit was newly developed materials for the conservation of built the production of 1 kg of the consolidant stored in a canister Cultural Heritage is preliminary evaluated by means of life and ready to use. Ecoinvent database was used for the life cycle assessment (LCA). Although LCA has been adopted cycle inventory of chemicals. This database was also taken since many years in many fields, including the construction into account to evaluate impacts related with energy industry, still it is barely used the field of the Cultural Heritage (electricity) needs during manufacturing of the consolidants conservation. Therefore, this paper aims to put a step forward and production of polyethylene canisters (packaging materi- to a wider use of the method for a more sustainable conserva- al). The IMPACT 2002+ method was used to select the impact tion of built heritage. categories. Methods Cradle-to-gate approach was applied, which in- Results and discussion The consolidants under investigation cludes activities beginning with production of constituent are calcium acetoacetate and two calcium alkoxides (calcium ethoxide and calcium isopropoxide). http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment Springer Journals

Environmental performance of three innovative calcium carbonate-based consolidants used in the field of built cultural heritage

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Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Environment; Environment, general; Environmental Economics; Environmental Engineering/Biotechnology; Environmental Chemistry
ISSN
0948-3349
eISSN
1614-7502
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11367-017-1260-8
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Abstract

and ancillary materials and concluding with the manufactur- Purpose In this study, the environmental performance of three ing of the product and its packaging. The functional unit was newly developed materials for the conservation of built the production of 1 kg of the consolidant stored in a canister Cultural Heritage is preliminary evaluated by means of life and ready to use. Ecoinvent database was used for the life cycle assessment (LCA). Although LCA has been adopted cycle inventory of chemicals. This database was also taken since many years in many fields, including the construction into account to evaluate impacts related with energy industry, still it is barely used the field of the Cultural Heritage (electricity) needs during manufacturing of the consolidants conservation. Therefore, this paper aims to put a step forward and production of polyethylene canisters (packaging materi- to a wider use of the method for a more sustainable conserva- al). The IMPACT 2002+ method was used to select the impact tion of built heritage. categories. Methods Cradle-to-gate approach was applied, which in- Results and discussion The consolidants under investigation cludes activities beginning with production of constituent are calcium acetoacetate and two calcium alkoxides (calcium ethoxide and calcium isopropoxide).

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The International Journal of Life Cycle AssessmentSpringer Journals

Published: Jan 20, 2017

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