heat production, mixed logs, at furnace 100kW, state-of-the-art 2014, UPR, ecoinvent 3.6, Undefined

ISIC4 categories:
D:Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply/35:Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply/353:Steam and air conditioning supply/3530:Steam and air conditioning supply
GLO - Global
Reference year: 2014 - 2014

Location: GLO - Global
This activity represents heat production from combustion of wood logs in Switzerland in a new (=installed in 2014) furnace and is used for the global activity as first approximation (uncertainty factors adjusted accordingly). Wood log LHV=9430 MJ/m3. It is supposed to be representative for average new installations. The inventory shall be considered valid for wood log boilers with nominal capacities above 50 kW.

Some emission data are from the late 1990's; key emission parameters (CO, PM, NOx, CH4, NMVOC) have been updated according to latest available data. The activity represents average annual operation including start-stop and part-load operation, which results in a reduced efficiency and increasing emissions compared to manufacturer information.
[The full documentation of this dataset was originally provided in the corresponding ecoinvent report from the Swiss Centre for Life Cycle Inventories, which is accessible for free to guests and users of ecoinvent version 2 (https://www.ecoinvent.org/login-databases.html). The dataset may subsequently have been subjected to central changes to the database, as described in the respective change report for each new release.]
Undefined unit processes (UPRs) are the unlinked, multi-product activity datasets that form the basis for all of the system models available in the ecoinvent database. This is the way the datasets are obtained and entered into the database by the data providers. These activity datasets are useful for investigating the environmental impacts of a specific activity (gate-to-gate), without regard to its upstream or downstream impacts.


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Process type
Supported nomenclature
ecoinvent 3.6
LCI modeling approach
Before modeling
Multifunctional modeling
Aggregation type
Data provider
Review status
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