III. Environmental Impacts

After successfully completing the module on ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS, the student:


  • Understands what the main environmental impacts from BIPV are
  • Understands how to determine the environmental impacts from BIPV
  • Knows the concept of a circular economy, based on its socio-technical, organizational and environmental characteristics
  • Recognizes the difference between a linear and a circular economy
  • Is able to assess the use of LCAs and ABMs
  • Is able to use the research methods and tools to assess and improve the environmental impacts of products

Project information

The Dem4BIPV project brings together leading universities in Europe to train the BIPV professionals of the future.

Project coordinator

Wilfried van Sark

T +31 (0) 30 253 7611/7600

w.g.j.h.m.vansark@uu.nl  | http://www.uu.nl/staff/WGJHMvanSark/ 

Utrecht University

Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development

Heidelberglaan 2, 3584 CS, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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