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Life cycle analysis of the environmental impact of different cabinet designs

Watkins, Richard, Tassou, S. (2006) Life cycle analysis of the environmental impact of different cabinet designs. In: IUFOST - 13th World Congress of Food Science & Technology: Food is Life. . (doi:10.1051/IUFoST:20060701) (KAR id:52510)

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The design of refrigerated display cabinets greatly affects their

primarily consider the operating efficiency of a cabinet. However, less

construction techniques used. These both have a significant effect on the

life cycle. Initial construction impact, remanufacturability and

in the retail sector, it is important to assess their lifetime impact in

WEEE directive in member states. Three typical refrigerated display

manufactured with quite different constructions and materials. The mass of

assembly examined. The stages in the life of each cabinet were then

the cabinets in terms of their environmental impact, the Eco Indicator

combined with the energy performance (kWh/litre/day) this provides a good

choosing between different models that nominally provide the same

in the choice of materials, were also investigated depending on the type of


Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
DOI/Identification number: 10.1051/IUFoST:20060701
Uncontrolled keywords: refrigerated display cabinet environmental impact life cycle analysis
Subjects: Q Science
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > Kent School of Architecture and Planning
Depositing User: Richard Watkins
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2015 14:26 UTC
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2019 10:39 UTC
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