Care homes

… are buildings which provide accommodation to persons in need of care. They generally contain a large number of residents’ rooms. In addition, they may also contain common rooms and event rooms (recreation rooms, dining room, library, etc) as well as treatment and rehabilitation rooms. Administrative, business and social rooms (offices, services and staff rooms, nurses’ station, etc) may also be integrated. The foyer of care homes as well as spaces for events are often large in design and well appointed.

The analysed care homes are multi-storey buildings. They are generally constructed in reinforced concrete with solid walls. The primary construction materials are reinforced concrete and masonry (bricks, sand-lime brick). 


Floor areas


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Building material

Material composition indicators (t)

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IDBuilding material groupTotalFoundationExterior wallInterior wallCeilingRoof

Raw material categories (t)

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Mineral raw material categories


Waste categories (t)

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Mineral waste categories


Material-induced emissions (kg)

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