hig.sePublications
Change search
Link to record
Permanent link

Direct link
BETA
Trinius, Wolfram
Publications (10 of 10) Show all publications
Sjöström, C., Trinius, W., Davies, H. & Lair, J. (2008). International Standards on Durability and Sustainability of Construction works. In: 11th Int. Conf. on Durability of Building Materials and Components, vol. 4 (pp. 1585-1592).
Open this publication in new window or tab >>International Standards on Durability and Sustainability of Construction works
2008 (English)In: 11th Int. Conf. on Durability of Building Materials and Components, vol. 4, 2008, p. 1585-1592Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The European Directive on Construction Products (CPD) establishes a set of essential requirements on construction products to be fulfilled throughout the "working life" of the construction works. The demands expressed in the directive is one significant driver, international attention another. Both CEN through a "task force on durability" and ISO through TC59/SC14 "Design Life" are addressing the subject. The work of ISO has led to the establishment of a suite of procedural standards on service life planning, including service life declaration and service life assessment methodologies, useful to be applied in the declaration and the application of service life information.

The political agendas related to sustainable development and the understanding that building and construction is a key industrial sector to implement sustainability principles have led to the establishment of ISO TC59/SC17 "Sustainability in building construction". Being the first ISO subcommittee expressly dealing with sustainability in relation to an industrial sector, the work focuses on economic, environmental and social aspects of sustainability relative to buildings and construction works.

Together with the established standards on service life and the concept of performance-based building, all the three provide a procedural reference point for the consideration of sustainability aspects. They all benefit when applied in common context, and can provide each other with necessary information. On a European scale this common context is elaborated with the work of CEN TC350. The status of development, key drivers and key success factors are elaborated in this paper.

Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-2182 (URN)978-975-561-329-1 (ISBN)
Available from: 2008-08-07 Created: 2008-08-07 Last updated: 2018-03-13Bibliographically approved
Chevalier, J.-L., Davies, H., Sjöström, C., Trinius, W. & Virk, G. S. (2008). Smart-ECO - Developing a Construction Sector Vision and Related Requirements for Sustainable Eco-buildings. In: Durability of Building Materials & Components 11: Globality and Locality in Durability (vol. 4) (pp. 1671-1677). Istanbul: Istanbul Technical University
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Smart-ECO - Developing a Construction Sector Vision and Related Requirements for Sustainable Eco-buildings
Show others...
2008 (English)In: Durability of Building Materials & Components 11: Globality and Locality in Durability (vol. 4), Istanbul: Istanbul Technical University , 2008, p. 1671-1677Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The EU project Smart-ECO brings together experienced organizations spanning the full range of stakeholders covering the area of sustainable building. These include universities, R&D organizations, companies developing, supplying and using innovative technologies, consultants, users, government and policy makers. Smart-ECO uses this core partnership together with a wider stakeholder group community to focus on global issues of sustainable building to identify and evaluate priorities for current and future RTD activities. Activities and policies are due to be mapped to identify gaps and to focus future efforts. Innovative technologies, as well as improvements of the construction process, and their introduction into the building sector will be considered in relation to sustainable development, life performance, ambient intelligence, and other relevant stakeholder concerns.

The project focuses on routes and means to enable the uptake of efficient technological and non-technological innovation that in turn enable the building and construction sector to meet the requirement for sustainable building. The current situation and the vision of a more sustainable built environment sets the frame for the appreciation of the long term effectiveness of Eco-buildings and innovative technologies, especially renewable energy systems. Together, the vision and relevant EC policies will serve as a reference framework for the analysis of life performance aspects of innovative technologies applied to realise more energy efficient and more sustainable buildings.

This paper presents and discusses the process of establishing a reliable vision for sustainable buildings and related performance requirements.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Istanbul: Istanbul Technical University, 2008
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-2184 (URN)978-975-561-325-3 (hela verket) (ISBN)978-975-561-329-1 (v.4) (ISBN)
Note
11th International Conference on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Istanbul, Turkey, May 2008Available from: 2008-08-07 Created: 2008-08-07 Last updated: 2018-03-13Bibliographically approved
Trinius, W. & Sjöström, C. (2008). Smart-ECO; Sustainable Smart ECO-Buildings in the EU: First Project Report. CIB Newsletter (March)
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Smart-ECO; Sustainable Smart ECO-Buildings in the EU: First Project Report
2008 (English)In: CIB Newsletter, no MarchArticle, review/survey (Other academic) Published
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-2219 (URN)
Available from: 2008-09-12 Created: 2008-09-12 Last updated: 2018-03-13Bibliographically approved
Trinius, W. & Sjöström, C. (2007). Sustainability in building construction - international standards in progress. Journal of ASTM International, 4(7)
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Sustainability in building construction - international standards in progress
2007 (English)In: Journal of ASTM International, ISSN 1546-962X, E-ISSN 1546-962X, Vol. 4, no 7Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The development of ISO 15392 on general principles of sustainability in building construction took more time than expected. The most significant reason for this was the need to identify a common basis for the conceptual content of the document. With this basis now being identified, the work has taken up momentum and the general principles document presents principles to be considered when addressing the thematic field of sustainable development in relation to building and civil engineering. A key problem to be tackled in international standardization is finding the balance between the necessary level of detail to actually provide something to the user of the standard, and at the same time not to be too specific in order to allow different nations and their specific perspectives to still agree to the standard. While the challenge of sustainable development is global, the strategies for addressing sustainability in building construction are local and differ in context and content from region to region. Such strategies will reflect the context not only in the building environment, but also very much the social environment. This social environment includes cultural issues, legislation and regulation, as well as the needs and concerns of all the users and interested parties involved. Applying the concept of sustainability to specific buildings or other construction works includes a holistic approach, bringing together the global concerns and goals of sustainable development and the demands and requirements in terms of product functionality, efficiency, and economy. Different target audiences will have a different perspective on these challenges and the preferred solutions. The standards must hence put the topic onto a common playing field, still allowing different perspectives to be applied and priorities to be set, as well as recognizing that many aspects of sustainable development lie without the possible content of international technical standardization. ISO 15392 is related to and set into the context of other international standards and widely applied concepts, such as the performance-based building concept and the ISO 15686 series. This paper illustrates the set of related international standards and discusses the modular application. We want to discuss key factors needing consideration in order to bring the set of standards to successful application.

Keywords
Performance Based Building, Service Life Planning, Environmental Product Declaration
National Category
Civil Engineering
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-2566 (URN)10.1520/JAI101101 (DOI)2-s2.0-34548428717 (Scopus ID)
Available from: 2007-08-30 Created: 2007-08-30 Last updated: 2018-03-13Bibliographically approved
Sjöström, C., Trinius, W. & Davies, H. (2006). Lifetime performance of buildings. ISO Focus, Vol 4(Dec 2006/Jan 2007), 29-31
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Lifetime performance of buildings
2006 (English)In: ISO Focus, ISSN 1729-8709, Vol. Vol 4, no Dec 2006/Jan 2007, p. 29-31Article, review/survey (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.)) Published
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-2338 (URN)
Available from: 2007-02-25 Created: 2007-02-25 Last updated: 2018-03-13Bibliographically approved
Virk, G., Sjöström, C., Engström, M. & Trinius, W. (2006). Standards and/or ethics for service robots?. In: Ethics of Human Interaction with Robotic, Bionic, and AI Systems: concepts and policies. Paper presented at ETHICBOTS European Project, Naples, 17-18 October, 2006 (pp. 69-75).
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Standards and/or ethics for service robots?
2006 (English)In: Ethics of Human Interaction with Robotic, Bionic, and AI Systems: concepts and policies, 2006, p. 69-75Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
National Category
Robotics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-2298 (URN)
Conference
ETHICBOTS European Project, Naples, 17-18 October, 2006
Available from: 2007-02-22 Created: 2007-02-22 Last updated: 2018-03-13Bibliographically approved
Trinius, W., Sjöström, C. & Chevalier, J.-L. (2005). Concluding Remarks & Outlook on Service Life Performance of Products & Systems. PeBBU News Letter
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Concluding Remarks & Outlook on Service Life Performance of Products & Systems
2005 (English)In: PeBBU News LetterArticle, review/survey (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.)) Published
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-2341 (URN)
Available from: 2007-02-25 Created: 2007-02-25 Last updated: 2018-03-13Bibliographically approved
Trinius, W., Sjöström, C., Chevalier, J.-L. & Hans, J. (2005). Life performance and innovation on construction materials and components. In: Huovila, Pekka (Ed.), Performance Based Building. Paper presented at 11th Joint CIB International Symposium Combining Forces - Advancing Facilities Management and Construction through Innovation, Helsinki, Jun. 2005 (pp. 14-24). Helsinki, Finland: VTT & RIL
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Life performance and innovation on construction materials and components
2005 (English)In: Performance Based Building / [ed] Huovila, Pekka, Helsinki, Finland: VTT & RIL , 2005, p. 14-24Conference paper, Published paper (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Abstract [en]

PeBBu domain 1 on life performance of construction materials and components is part of the EU financed thematic network on Performance based Building. Domain 1 addresses issues in a thematic field, where performance based building, service life, life performance and environmental declaration of products draw attention to each other. As can be seen in the recent development of international standards, service life and performance requirements gain a significant position as part of sustainability assertions of buildings and building products. Domain 1 aims to identify aspects of practical application of the ISO standards series 15686 on service life planning, as these standards provide the methodological basis to identify service life, and to provide the market with service life information. As service life per se relates to performance requirements and performance over time, and as sustainability in building construction related to fitness for purpose, performance based building fulfils a central hotspot of concern in relation to building sustainability. D1 addresses stakeholders' concerns when involving service life - both concerning the provision of information as the adaptation of information to a specific building design. Hence, concerns of manufacturers as well as designers and other relevant stakeholders are dealt with. Issues of concern for further R a. D as well as feedback and input to ongoing international standardisation, are identified by D1. With the direct link to the durability and service life research community and the involved standardisation bodies, the thematic network can play an important role in promoting performance based building.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Helsinki, Finland: VTT & RIL, 2005
Keywords
Performance Based Building, virtual enterprise, information exchange, information systems, distributed engineering
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-2335 (URN)952-5004-66-X (ISBN)
Conference
11th Joint CIB International Symposium Combining Forces - Advancing Facilities Management and Construction through Innovation, Helsinki, Jun. 2005
Available from: 2007-02-25 Created: 2007-02-25 Last updated: 2018-03-13Bibliographically approved
Sjöström, C., Trinius, W. & Chevalier, J.-L. (2005). Life Performance of Construction Materials and Components: PeBBu Domain 1 Final Report. Rotterdam: CIB (PeBBu) General Secretariat
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Life Performance of Construction Materials and Components: PeBBu Domain 1 Final Report
2005 (English)Report (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Rotterdam: CIB (PeBBu) General Secretariat, 2005. p. 59
Series
Performance Based Building Thematic Network (PeBBu) Final Report ; Oktober 2005
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-2336 (URN)
Available from: 2007-02-25 Created: 2007-02-25 Last updated: 2018-03-13Bibliographically approved
Sjöström, C. & Trinius, W. (2005). North European Regional Platform: PeBBu Regional Platform 1. Rotterdam: CIBdf
Open this publication in new window or tab >>North European Regional Platform: PeBBu Regional Platform 1
2005 (English)Report (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Rotterdam: CIBdf, 2005. p. 65
Series
Performance Based Building Network (PeBBu) Reports ; Oktober 2005
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-2334 (URN)
Available from: 2007-02-25 Created: 2007-02-25 Last updated: 2018-03-13Bibliographically approved
Organisations

Search in DiVA

Show all publications