2022 |

Bozeman, J., Chopra, S., James, P., Cai, H., Carrasquillo, M., Rickenbacker, H.J., Nock, D., Ashton, W., Heidrich, O., Derrible, S., Bilec, M.M. (2022 accepted). “Three research priorities for just and sustainable urban systems: now is the time to refocus.”  Accepted Journal of Industrial Ecology.

Mohammadiziazi, R., Bilec, M.M.* (2022). “Building Material Stock Analysis Is Critical for Effective Circular Economy Strategies: A Comprehensive Review.” Environmental Research: Infrastructure and Sustainability. https://doi.org/10.1088/2634-4505/ac6d08.

Berry, B., Havercamp, J. Isenhour, C., Bilec, M.M., Lowden, S.S. (2022). “Is Convergence around THE Circular Economy Necessary? Exploring the Productivity of Divergence in US Circular Economy Discourse and Practice.” Circular Economy and Sustainability. https://doi.org/10.1007/s43615-022-00199-1

Engler, I.D., Curley, A.J., Fu, F.J., Bilec, M.M.* (2022). “Environmental Sustainability in Orthopaedic Surgery.” Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: June 1, 2022 - Volume 30 - Issue 11 - p 504-511. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35412500/


Fullerton, D., Babbitt, C.W., Bilec, M.M., He, S., Isenhour, C., Khanna, V., Lee, E., Theis, T. (2022). “Introducing the Circular Economy to Economists.” Annual Reviews of Resource Economics.


erry, B., Farber, B., Cruz Rios, F., Haedicke, M. Chakraborty, S., Lowder, S.S., Bilec, M.M., Isenhour, C. (2021). “Just by Design? Exploring justice as a multidimensional concept in US circular economy discourse.” Local Environment. https://doi.org/10.1080/13549839.2021.1994535


Cruz Rios, F., Panic, S.+, Grau, D., Khanna, V., Zappitelli, J., Bilec, M.M.* (2022).  “Exploring circular economies in the built environment from a complex systems perspective: A systematic review and conceptual model at the city scale.” Sustainable Cities and Society, 80(May 2022):103411.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2021.103411.

2021 |

Zappitelli, J., Smith, E., Padgett, K., Bilec, M.M., Babbitt, C., Khanna, V. (2021). “Quantifying Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Embodied in Global Primary Plastic Trade Network.”  ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 9, 44, 14927–14936.  https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c05236


Mohammadiziazi, R., Copeland, S.+, Bilec, M.M.* (2021). “Urban building energy model: Database development, validation, and application for commercial building stock.” Energy and Buildings, 248(1 October 2021):111175. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2021.111175


Cruz Rios, F., Grau, D., Bilec, M.M.* (2021). "Barriers and Enablers to Circular Building Design in the US: An empirical study." ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 147(10):04021117. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0002109


Clark, R., Spisso, A.+, Ketchman, K.J., Landis, A.E., Parrish, K., Mohammadiziazi, R., Bilec, M.M.* (2021). “Gamifying Sustainable Engineering Courses: student and instructor perspectives of community, engagement, learning, and retention.” ASCE Journal of Civil Engineering Education, 147(4):04021009.  https: DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EI.2643-9115.0000047


Babbitt, C., Althaf, S., Cruz Rios, F., Bilec, M.M., Graedel, T.E. (2021).  “The role of design in circular economy solutions for critical materials.” One Earth, 4(3), 353-362. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oneear.2021.02.014

2020 |

Macneill, A.J., Hopf, H.W., Khanuja, A., Alizamar, S., Bilec, M.M., Eckelman, M.J., Hernandez, L., McGain, F., Simonsen, K.A., Thiel, C.L., Young, S.B., Lagasse, R., Sherman, J.D. (2020). “A Call for Medical Device Industry Transformation: Toward a Circular Economy.”  Health Affairs, 39(12). https://doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2020.01118

Mohammadiziazi, R., Bilec, M.M.* (2020). "Application of Machine Learning for Predicting Building Energy Use at Different Temporal and Spatial Resolution under Climate Change in USA." Buildings, 10 (8), 139. https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings10080139

Rickenbacker, H.J., Vaden, J.M., Bilec, M.M.* (2020 ). “Engaging communities in air pollution research: Investigating the effects of indoor air quality and the built environment on quality of life.” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, 26(4): 04020041. https:// DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000439

Gardner, H.M, Hasik, V., Banawi, A., Olinzock, M., Bilec, M.M.* (2020). “Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment of a Living Building.” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, 26(4):04020039. https:// 10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000436 

Sherman, J., Thiel, C.L., MacNeill, A., Eckelman, M.J., Dubrow, R., Hopf, H., Lagasse, R., Biaolowitz, J., Costello, A., McGain, F., Stancliffe, R., Anastas, P., Anderko, L., Baratz, M., Barna, S., Bhatnagar, U., Cai, G., Cassels-Brown, A., Cimprich, A.F., Cole, H., Coronado-Garcia, L., Duane, B., Grisotto, G., Hartwell, A., Kumar, V., Kurth, A., Leapman, M., Morris, D., Overcash, M., Parvatker, A., Pecheon, D., Pollard, A., Robaire, B., Rockne, K., Sadler, B., Schenk, B., Sethi, B., Sethi, T., Sussman, S., Thompson, J., Twomey, J.M., Vermund, S., Vukelich, D., Washim, N., Wilson, D., Youngs, S., Zimmerman, J., Bilec, M.M. (2020 Accepted). “The Green Print: Agenda for the Advancement of Environmental Sustainability in Healthcare.” Resources, Conservation and Recovery.

Rickenbacker, H.J., Collinge, W.O., Hasik, V., Ciranni, A., Smith, I., Colao, P., Sharrard, A.L., Bilec, M.M.* (2020). “Development of a Standardized Protocol and Data-Driven Survey Instrument for Indoor Air Quality Assessments in Energy Conservation Districts.” Sustainable Cities and Society, 52(2020) 101831. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2019.101831

2019 |

Rickenbacker, H.J., Brown, F., Bilec, M.M.* (2019).  “Creating Environmental Consciousness in Environmental Justice Communities: Implementation and Outcomes of Community-Based Environmental Justice and Air Pollution Research.”  Sustainable Cities and Society, 47(2019), 101473.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2019.101473  

Hasik, V.,Ororbia, M.E., Warn, G.P., Bilec, M.M.*(2019). “Whole Building Life Cycle Environmental Impacts and Costs: A Sensitivity Study of Design and Service Decisions.” Building and Environment, August 2019, 106316 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2019.106316


Hasik, V., Escott, E., Bates, R., Carlisle, S., Faircloth, B., Bilec, M.M.* (2019). “Comparative Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment of Renovation and New Construction.” Building and Environment, 161, 15 August 2019, 106218.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2019.106218

2018 |

Kljajic, M., Andjelkovic, A., Hasik, V., Bilec, M.M. (2018). “Shallow Geothermal Energy Integration in District Heating System: An Example from Serbia.”  Renewable Energy, (December 2018). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2018.11.103

Collinge, W.O.,Rickenbacker, H.J.,Landis, A.E., Thiel, C.L., Bilec, M.M.*(2018). “Dynamic life cycle assessments of a conventional green building and a net zero energy building: Exploration of static, dynamic, attributional and consequential electricity grid models.” Environmental Science & Technology,52(19), 11429-11438.   https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.7b06535


Hasik, V.A.,Chhabra, J., Warn, G.P. Bilec, M.M.*(2018). “Review of approaches for integrating loss estimation and environmental life cycle assessment for earthquake damage to buildings.” Engineering Structures, 175(November 2018), 123-137.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.08.011


Ketchman,, K.J.,Parrish,, K., Khanna,, V., Bilec, M.M.*(2018). “Small Business Electricity Disaggregation: Where can we improve? Towards increased transparency of appliance modal parameters.” Energy and Buildings, 175(October 2018), 194-202. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.07.020


Ketchman,, K.J.,Parrish,, K., Khanna,, V., Bilec, M.M.*(2018). “Synergizing Disparate Component-level Energy Resources into a Single Whole Building Tool to Support Energy Conservation Action in Small Commercial Buildings.” Energy and Buildings, 176(October 2018), 325-332.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.06.053


Tian, S., Bilec, M.M.* (2018).  “Integrating Site Specific Dispersion Modeling into Life Cycle Assessment: Focus on Inhalation Risks in Chemical Production.  Journal of Air and Waste Management Association, 68(11), 1224-1238. https://doi.org/10.1080/10962247.2018.1496189


Thiel, C.L., Woods, N.C.,Bilec, M.M.* (2018). “Strategies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Laparoscopic Surgery.” American Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2, 2018, Vol 108, No. S2, S158-S164. https://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/pdf/10.2105/AJPH.2018.304397


Ketchman, K.J., Riley D., Khanna, V., Bilec, M.M.*(2018).  “A Survey of Homeowners' Motivations for the Adoption of Energy Efficiency Measures: Evaluating a Holistic Energy Assessment Program.”  ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, 24(4).https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000310

Burke, R.D., Dancz, C.L.A., Ketchman, K.J.,Bilec, M.M., Boyer, T.H., Davidson, C., Landis, A.E., Parrish, K.P. (2018). “Faculty Perspectives on Sustainability Integration on Undergraduate Engineering Curriculum.”  ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 144(3), 04018004.https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000373


Tian, S., Ecoff, S., Sebroski, J., Miller, J., Rickenbacker, H.J.,Bilec, M.M.* (2018).“An Indoor Air Quality Evaluation in a Residential Retrofit Project using Spray Polyurethane Foam.” Journal of Occupational & Environmental Hygiene, 15:5, 363-375. https://doi.org/10.1080/15459624.2018.1428332


Danzc, C.L.A., Bilec, M.M., Landis, A.E. (2018).  “Active Experiential Sustainable Engineering Module for Engineering Education.”Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 144(1): 04017011.https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000345

2017  |  

Thiel, C.L., Carvalho, R. F., Hess, L., Tighe, J., Bilec, M.M.*, Baratz, M. (2017). “Minimal Custom Pack Design and Wide-Awake Hand Surgery: Reducing Waste and Spending in the Orthopedic Operating Room.” Journal of Hand Surgery. https://doi.org/10.1177/1558944717743595


Dancz, C.L.A., Ketchman, K.J., Burke, R.D., Hottle, T.A., Bilec, M.M., Parrish, K., Landis, A.E. (2017) “Utilizing Civil Engineering Senior Design Capstone Projects to Evaluate Students’ Sustainability Education Across Engineering Curriculum.” Advances in Engineering Education. 6(4).

Hasik, V., Anderson, N.E.*, Collinge, W.O., Thiel, C.L., Khanna,V., Wirick, J., Piacentini, R., Landis, A.E., Bilec, M.M. (2017). “Evaluating the life cycle environmental benefits and tradeoffs of water reuse systems for net-zero buildings.” Environmental Science & Technology. 51(3), 1110-1119. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b03879


Unger, S. R., Hottle, T. A., Hobbs, S. R., Thiel, C. L., Campion, N., Bilec, M. M., & Landis, A. E. (2017). “Do single-use medical devices containing biopolymers reduce the environmental impacts of surgical procedures compared with their plastic equivalents?” Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 22(4) 2017, 218–225. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1355819617705683


Ketchman, K.J., Antaya, C.L.A., Burke, R., Parrish, K.P., Landis, A.E., Bilec, M.M. (2017). “Sustainable Engineering Cognitive Outcomes: Examining Different Approaches for Curriculum Integration.” ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 143(3): 04017002. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000324 - sthash.OMOVhlZ9.dpuf


Whiston, M. M., Collinge, W. O., Bilec, M. M., and Schaefer, L. A., (2017). “Exergy and economic comparison between kW-scale hybrid and atmospheric solid oxide fuel cell systems,” J. Power Sources, 353, 152-166.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2017.03.113


Hottle, T., Bilec, M.M., Landis, A.E. (2017).  “Biopolymer Production and End of Life Comparisons Using Life Cycle Assessment.” Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 122, 295-306. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2017.03.002


Dancz, C.L.A., Parish, K., Bilec, M.M., Landis, A.E. (2017).  “Assessment of Student’s Mastery of Construction Management and Engineering Concepts through Board Game Design.” Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 143(4): p. 04017009. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000340


Vora, N., Shah, A., Bilec, M.M., Khanna, V. (2017). Food-Energy-Water Nexus: Quantifying Embodied Energy and GHG emissions from Irrigation through Virtual Water Transfers in Food Trade. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 5(3), 2119–2128. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b02122    


Al-Ghamdi, S., Bilec, M.M. (2017). “Green Building Rating Systems and Whole-Building LCA: A Comparative Study of the Existing Assessment Tools.” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, 23(1):04016015.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000222

Hasik, V., Chhabra, J. P. S., Warn, G. P., & Bilec, M. M. (2017). “Investigation of the Sustainability and Resilience Characteristics of Buildings Including Existing and Potential Assessment Metrics.” Proceedings from the ASCE Architectural Engineering Institute Conference, April 11-13, 2017, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

2016  | 

Rickenbacker, H. J., Collinge, W. O., Hasik, V., & Bilec, M. M. (2016). Indoor Air Quality Assessments of Diverse Buildings in an Energy Conservation District from a Life Cycle Assessment Lens. 207-210. doi:10.1145/2993422.2993424

Al-Ghamdi, S., Bilec, M.M. (2016). “On-Site Renewable Energy and Green Building Rating Systems: A System-Level Analysis.”  Environmental Science & Technology." 50, 4606-4614. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b05382

Chopra, S.S., Dillon, T., Bilec, M.M., Khanna, V. (2016). “A Network-based Framework for Assessing Infrastructure Resilience: A Case Study of London Metro System.” Journal of Royal Society Interface. 13:20160113. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2016.0113

Unger, S., Campion, N.A., Bilec, M.M., Landis, A.E. (2016). “Evaluating quantifiable metrics for hospital green checklists.” Journal of Cleaner of Production. 127, 20 June 2016, 134-142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.03.167

Campion, N., Thiel, C.L., Focareta, J., Bilec, M.M. (2016). "Understanding Green Building Design & Healthcare Outcomes: An Evidence Based Design Analysis of an Oncology Unit." ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering. 04016009. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000217


Xu, H., Collinge, W.O., Schaefer, L.A., Landis, A.E., Bilec, M.M., Jones, A.K. (2016). “Towards a Commodity Solution for the Internet of Things.” Elsevier Journal of Computers and Electrical Engineering. 52, Issue C, May 2016, 138-156 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compeleceng.2016.03.009


Hottle, T., Luna Agüero, M., Bilec, M.M., Landis, A.E. (2016).  "Alkaline Amendment for the Enhancement of Compost Degradation for Polylactic Acid (PLA) Biopolymer Products.” Compost Science & Utilization. 24(3), 159-173. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1065657X.2015.1102664

Collinge, W.O., DeBlois, J., Landis, A.E., Schaefer, L.A., Bilec, M.M. (2016).  “A hybrid dynamic-empirical building energy modeling approach for an existing campus building.” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering. 04015010. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000183

2015  |

Meeks, D.L., Hottle, T.A., Bilec, M.M., Landis, A.E. (2015). “Composted biopolymer use in the real world: Stakeholder interviews to better understand use and disposal in the U.S.” Resources, Conservation & Recycling. 105, Part A, December 2015, 134-142. doi:10.1016/j.resconrec.2015.10.022

Whiston, M., Bilec, M.M., Schaefer, L.A. (2015). “"Influence of the charge double layer on solid oxide fuel cell stack behavior.” Journal of Power Sources. 293, 20 October 2015, 767-777. doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2015.05.085

Al-Ghamdi, S., Bilec, M.M. (2015). "Life-Cycle Thinking and the LEED Rating System: Global Perspective on Building Energy Use and Environmental Impacts." Environmental Science & Technology. 49(7) 4048-4056. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es505938u


Campion, N., Thiel, C.L., Copley-Woods, N., Swanzy, L., Landis, A.E., Bilec, M.M. (2015). “Environmental Life-Cycle Impacts of Surgical Material Supply: A Comparative LCA of Disposable Custom Packs.” Journal of Cleaner Production. 94, 1 May 2015, 46–55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.01.076


Hottle, T.A., Bilec, M.M., Brown, N.R., Landis, A.E. (2015). “Toward zero waste: Composting and recycling for sustainable venue based events.” Waste Management. 38, April 2015, 86-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2015.01.019


Thiel, C.L., Woods, N., Landis, A.E., Eckelman, M.E., Guido, R., Sherman, J., Bilec, M.M. (2015).  “Environmental Impacts of Surgical Procedures: Life Cycle Assessment of Hysterectomy in the US.” Environmental Science & Technology, 49(3) 1779-1786. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es504719g


Whiston, M., Bilec, M.M., Schaefer, L.A. (2015).  “SOFC Stack Model for Integration into a Hybrid System: Stack Response to Control Variables.” Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology. 12(3), 031006, 11 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4029877


Olinzock, M.A., Saunders, C.L., Collinge, W.O., Landis, A.E., Jones, A.K., Schaefer, L.A., Bilec, M.M. (2015). “Life Cycle Assessment Survey of the Building Community: Summary of Findings from 2011 to 2012.” International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. 20(3) 318-331,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11367-014-0834-y

2014  |

Collinge, W.O., Landis, A.E., Jones, A.K., Schaefer, L.A., Bilec, M.M. (2014). “Productivity metrics in dynamic LCA for whole buildings: using a post-occupancy evaluation to evaluate energy and indoor environmental quality tradeoffs.” Building and the Environment. 82, December 2014, 339-348. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.08.032


Thiel, C.L., Needy, K.L., Ries, R.J., Hupp, D., Bilec, M.M. (2014). “Building Design and Performance: A Comparative Longitudinal Assessment of a Children's Hospital.” Building and the Environment. 78, August 2014, 130–136.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.04.001


Dale, A.T., Bilec, M.M. (2014),” The Regional Energy & Water Supply Scenarios (REWSS) Model, Part I: Framework, Procedure, and Validation.” Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 7, September 2014, 227-236.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2014.02.003


Dale, A.T., Bilec, M.M. (2014),” The Regional Energy & Water Supply Scenarios (REWSS) Model, Part II: Case Studies in Pennsylvania and Arizona.” Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 7, September 2014, 237-246.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2014.02.006


Banawi, A.A., Bilec, M.M. (2014). “Applying Lean, Green, and Six-Sigma Framework to Improve Exterior Construction Process in Saudi Arabia.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Project Management. 4(2), 12-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.6106/JCEPM.2014.4.2.012


Banawi, A.A., Bilec, M.M. (2014). “A Framework to Improve Construction Processes: Integrating Lean, Green, and Six-Sigma.” International Journal of Construction Management, 14(1), 58-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2013.875266

2013  | 

Dale, A.T., Lucena, A.F., Marriott, J., Borba, B.S., Schaeffer, R., Bilec, M.M. (2013). “Modeling Future Life-Cycle Environmental Impacts of Electricity Supplies in Brazil.” Energies, 6(7), 3182-3208. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en6073182


Hottle, T., Bilec, M.M., Landis, A.E. (2013). “Cradle-to-Cradle Sustainability Assessments of Bio-based Polymers.” Polymer Degradation and Stability, 98(9), 1898-1907. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2013.06.016


Dale, A.T., Khanna, V., Vidic, R.D., Bilec, M.M. (2013). “Process Based Life-Cycle Assessment of Natural Gas from the Marcellus Shale.” Environmental Science & Technology, 47(10), 5459–5466. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es304414q


Deblois, J., Bilec, M.M., Schaefer, L.A. (2013). “Simulating Home Cooling Load Reductions for a Novel Opaque Roof Solar Chimney Configuration.” Applied Energy, 112, December 2013, 142-151. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.05.084


Saunders, C.L., Landis, A.E., Mecca, L., Jones, A.K., Schaefer, L.A., Bilec, M.M. (2013). “Analyzing the Practice of Life Cycle Assessment: Focus on the Building Sector.” Journal of Industrial Ecology, 17(5), 777-788.DOI: 10.1111/jiec.12028.


Ketchman, K. and Bilec, M.M. (2013). “Quantification of Particulate Matter from Construction Activities using a Life Cycle Approach.” Journal of Construction and Engineering Management, 139(12) A4013007-1 to 10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000776


Thiel, C.L., Campion, N., Landis, A.E., Jones, A.K., Schaefer, L.S., Bilec, M.M.(2013). “A Materials Life Cycle Assessment of a Net-Zero Energy Building.” Energies, 6(2), 1125-1141. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en602112


Collinge, W.O., Landis, A.E., Jones, A.K., Schaefer, L.A., Bilec, M.M. (2013). “Indoor Environmental Quality in a Dynamic Life Cycle Assessment for Whole Buildings: Focus on Human Health Chemical Impacts.” Buildings and the Environment, 62, 182-190.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2013.01.01


Shrake, S.O., Bilec, M.M., Landis, A.E. (2013). “The application of a multi-faceted approach to evaluating and improving the life cycle environmental performance of service industries.” Journal of Cleaner Production, 42, 263-276. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2012.10.039


Collinge, W.C., Landis, A.E., Jones, A., Schaefer, L., Bilec, M.M. (2013). “A Dynamic Life Cycle Assessment: Framework and Application to an Institutional Building.” International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 18(3), 538-552. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11367-012-0528-2


Deblois, J., Bilec, M.M., Schaefer, L.A. (2013) “Design and Zonal Building Information Modeling of a Roof Integrated Solar Chimney.” Renewable Energy, 52(0), 241-250. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2012.10.023

2012  |  

Aktas, C.B., Ryan, K.C., Sweriduk, M., Bilec, M.M. (2012). “Critical Success Factors to Limit Constructability Issues on a Net-Zero Energy Home.” Journal of Green Building, 7(4), 100-115. http://dx.doi.org/10.3992/jgb.7.4.100


Xiaobo, X., Collinge, W., Landis, A.E., Bilec, M.M., Shrake, S. (2012).  “Regional Life Cycle Assessment of Soybean Derived Biodiesel for Transportation Fleet.”  Energy Policy, 48, 295-303. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2012.05.025


Campion, N., Thiel, C.L., DeBlois, J., Woods, N.C., Landis, A.E., Bilec, M.M. (2012) “Life Cycle Perspectives of Delivering an Infant in the US.” Science of the Total Environment, 425, 191-198. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.03.006


Rajagopalan, N., Bilec, M.M., Landis, A.E. (2012).  Evaluation of Green Product Labeling Systems with Life Cycle Assessment. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 17(6), 753-763, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11367-012-0416-9


Aktas, C.B., Bilec, M.M.  (2012).  “Service Life Predication of Residential Interior Finishes for Life Cycle Assessment.” International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 17 (3), 362-371. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11367-011-0367-6


Aktas, C.B., Bilec, M.M. (2012).  “Impact of Lifetime on U.S. Residential Building LCA Results.” International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 17(3), 337-349. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11367-011-0363-x

2011  |

Dale, A., Bilec, M. Marriott, J., Hartley, D., Jurgens, C., Zatcoff, E., (2011). “Preliminary Comparative Life Cycle Impacts of Streetlight Technology.” Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 17 (4), 193-199.

2010  |

Shrake, S., Landis, A.E., Bilec, M.M., Collinge, W., Xiaobo, X., (2010). “A Comparative Analysis of Performance and Cost Metrics Associated with Diesel to Biodiesel Fleet Transition.” Energy Policy, 38(2010), 7451-7456.


Rajagopalan, N., Bilec, M.M., Landis, A.E. (2010). "Residential Life Cycle Assessment Modeling: Comparative Case Study of Insulating Concrete Forms and Traditional Building Materials." Journal of Green Building, 5(3), 95-106.


Bilec, M. M., Geary, M., Ries, R. J., Needy, K. L., & Cashion, M. (2010). “A method for quantifying the benefits of greening a healthcare facility.” Engineering Management Journal, 22(3), 3-11.


Bilec, M. and Ries, R., Matthews, H.S. (2010) “Hybrid Life Cycle Assessment Model for Construction Processes: Methodology, Model, Results, and Comparisons.” Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 16(3), 199-205.

2009   |

Bilec, M., Needy, R., Gokhan, N.M., Ries, R., Horman, M., Phelps, A.F., Enache-Pommer, E., Little, S., McGregor, B., and Sheane, C. (2009). “Analysis of the Design Process of Green Children’s Hospitals: Focus on Process Mapping and Lessons Learned.” Journal of Green Building, (4)1, 121-134

2007   |

Bilec, M. and Ries, R. (2007), “Preliminary Study of Green Design and Project Delivery Method in the Public Sector.” Journal of Green Building, 2(2), 151-160.


Bilec, M., Ries, R., and Matthews, H.S. (2007) “Sustainable Development and Green Design – Who is Leading the Green Initiative?” Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 133(4), 265-269

2006   |

Example of a Hybrid Life Cycle Assessment of Construction Processes

Bilec, M., Ries, R., Matthew, H. S., and Sharrard, A. L.

Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 2006, 12(4), 207-215
The Economic Benefits of Green Buildings: A Comprehensive Case Study

Ries, R., Bilec, M., Gokhan, N. M., and Needy, K. L.

The Engineering Economist, 2006, 51(3), 259-295

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