• A Norwegian ZEB Definition Guideline 

      Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Schlanbusch, Reidun Dahl; Sørnes, Kari; Inman, Marianne Rose; Andresen, Inger (ZEB Project report;29, Research report, 2016)
      The objective of this report is to provide a comprehensive and consistent guideline for the Norwegian definition of Zero Emission Buildings (ZEB) and the associated calculation methodologies. The guidelines described in ...
    • A Norwegian zero emission neighbourhood (ZEN) definition and a ZEN key performance indicator (KPI) tool 

      Wiik, Marianne Rose Kjendseth; Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Andresen, Inger; Brattebø, Helge; Gustavsen, Arild (Conference object; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Within the Norwegian Research Centre for Zero Emission Neighbourhoods (ZEN) in smart cities, a definition for achieving zero emission neighbourhoods will be developed and tested against nine pilot areas. The ZEN definition ...
    • A parametric tool for the assessment of operational energy use, embodied energy and embodied material emissions in building 

      Lolli, Nicola; Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Wiik, Marianne Rose Kjendseth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Current European legislation calls for the abatement of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through better building design and technological solutions, in order to reduce operational energy use, embodied energy and embodied ...
    • A tool for the parametric assessment of operational energy use and embodied GHG emissions in a single-family house concept study 

      Wiik, Marianne Rose Kjendseth; Lolli, Nicola; Fufa, Selamawit Mamo (Conference object; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Present day European legislation focuses upon the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in buildings through better design and technological solutions, with a view to reduce operational energy use and embodied GHG ...
    • A zero emission concept analysis of a single family house: Part 2 sensitivity analysis 

      Houlihan Wiberg, Aoife Anne Marie; Georges, Laurent; Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Risholt, Birgit Dagrun; Good, Clara Stina (ZEB Project report;21, Research report, 2015)
      This report presents the results from a sensitivity analysis regarding the influence of using emission data from Norwegian EPD’s instead of the generic data from Ecoinvent, using different CO2eq-factors (for electricity ...
    • Assessment of greenhouse gas emissions of ventilated timber wall constructions based on parametric LCA 

      Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Skaar, Christofer; Gradeci, Klodian; Labonnote, Nathalie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    • Barriers, success factors, and perspectives for the reuse of construction products in Norway 

      Knoth, Katrin; Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Seilskjær, Erlend (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Reuse of construction materials and products has great potential to reduce the environmental footprint of a building. However, the way buildings are designed and constructed rarely considers closed loop materials systems ...
    • Bundet energi og klimagassutslipp i nye boligprosjekter. En veileder til beregningsverktøyet EE Settlement 

      Barlindhaug, Rolf; Kallaos, James; Iratxe, Landa-Mata; Engebretsen, Øystein; Fjellheim, Kristin; Fufa, Selamawit Mamo (SINTEF Fag;76, Research report, 2021)
      Denne rapporten er en av hovedleveransene i prosjektet EE Settlement – Embodied Energy, Costs and Traffic in Different Settlement Patterns. Formålet med rapporten er å gi veiledning og anbefalinger som skal hjelpe myndigheter ...
    • Cost optimal investment in energy efficiency measures and energy supply system in a neighbourhood in Norway 

      Walnum, Harald Taxt; Bagle, Marius; Sørensen, Åse Lekang; Fufa, Selamawit Mamo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Building renovation is a key measure to reduce energy consumption and Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and ease the transition to a fully renewable energy system. This paper applies the IEA EBC Annex 75 methodology for ...
    • Delingsøkonomi i byggeprosessen. Definisjoner, tiltak og eksempler 

      Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Mellegård, Sofie Elisabet (SINTEF Notat;34, Research notat, 2020)
      Dette forprosjektet har fokus på delingsøkonomi og er basert på et ideverksted som ble arrangert av Prosjekt Norge. Forprosjektet redegjør for relevante definisjoner innen delingsøkonomiske forretningsmodeller, og peker ...
    • Durability Evaluation of Adhesive Tapes for Building Applications 

      Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Labonnote, Nathalie; Frank, Susanne Gabriele Martha; Rüther, Petra; Jelle, Bjørn Petter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      In the building sector, various adhesive materials are experiencing an increased usage for sealing of overlaps and joints between most commonly used building materials, around penetrations, pipes and windows for increasing ...
    • Economic, social and environmental impact assessment for off-site construction logistics: the data availability issue 

      Brusselaers, Nicolas; Mommens, Koen; Janné, Mats; Fredriksson, Anna; Venås, Christoffer; Flyen, Cecilie; Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Macharis, Cathy (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Introduction. The ongoing urbanization trend makes local governments densify their built environment, hence stimulating construction and renovation works in urban areas. Construction intrinsically strongly relies on logistics ...
    • EE Settlement final report 2017–2021 

      Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Kallaos, James; Engebretsen, Øystein; Landa-Mata, Iratxe; Busswald, Petra; Fjellheim, Kristin; Neugebauer, Georg; Lichtenwöhrer, Peter; Barlindhaug, Rolf; Felberg, Knut (SINTEF Fag;77, Research report, 2021)
      The main objective of EE Settlement project is to provide a tool and guidelines for municipalities, regional and central authorities, as well as for professionals and other actors, for assessing the consequences and impacts ...
    • EE Settlement – Norwegian case studies 

      Fjellheim, Kristin; Fufa, Selamawit Mamo (SINTEF Notat;39, Research notat, 2021)
      The vision of the project EE settlement – Embodied energy, costs and traffic in different settlement patterns is to provide a decision support tool and a guideline which enable municipal planners and other stakeholders to ...
    • Embodied Energy, Costs and Traffic in Different Settlement Patterns – Travel behaviour, housing and location preferences 

      Mata, Iratxe Landa; Engebretsen, Øystein; Barlindhaug, Rolf (SINTEF Fag;56, Research report, 2018)
      The objective of this report is to provide a state-of-the-art review on relevant existing studies that could be used as a background for tool development and guidelines in the EE settlement project. The report investigates ...
    • Embodied Energy, Costs and Traffic in Different Settlement Patterns. Background projects and tools 

      Bußwald, Petra; Niederl, Franz; Finker, Christian; Lichtenwöhrer, Peter; Neugebauer, Georg; Stöglehner, Gernot (SINTEF Fag;61, Research report, 2019)
      The objective of this report is to provide a state-of-the art review on relevant existing studies and tools that could be serve as inspiration for tool development and guidelines in the EE Settlement project. The report ...
    • Energi- og klimagassanalyse av isolasjonsmaterialer 

      Schlanbusch, Reidun Dahl; Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Sørnes, Kari; Kristjansdottir, Torhildur (SINTEF Fag;23, Research report, 2014)
      Sammenlikning av åtte isolasjonsmaterialer med hensyn til energibruk, klimagassutslipp og -innhold og utslipp av helse- og miljøfarlige stoffer. Studien inkluderer utslipp fra råvarer, produksjon og transport til byggeplass ...
    • Evaluation of Smart Governance 1.0 

      Fredriksson, Anna; Janné, Mats; Flyen, Cecilie; Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Billger, Monica; Brusselaers, Nicolas (MIMIC;4.1, Research report, 2021)
      Introduction. The purpose of MIMIC is to demonstrate how Smart Governance concepts can be used as an aid in the construction and city planning processes to facilitate and support logistics to, from and on urban construction ...
    • Experiences with LCA in the Nordic building industry - challenges, needs and solutions 

      Schlanbusch, Reidun Dahl; Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Häkkinen, Tarja; Vares, Sirje; Birgisdottir, Harpa; Ylmén, Peter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    • GHG emission calculation from construction phase of Lia barnehage 

      Fufa, Selamawit Mamo (SINTEF Notat;29, Research notat, 2018)
      This report summarises the life cycle assessment methodology used to calculate the GHG emissions from a case study considered under "Utslippsfrie byggeplasser forprosjekt". The greenhouse gas emissions (GHG emissions) of ...