Arpad Horvath

Recent Publications


Journal Papers

  • 77. Nahlik, M. J., Chester, M. V., Kaehr, A., Taptich, M. and Horvath, A. (2015), “Goods Movement Life-cycle Assessment for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals.” J. of Industrial Ecology, first published online in May, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jiec.12277
  • 76. Diaz-Elsayed, N., Dornfeld, D. and Horvath, A. (2015), “A Comparative Analysis of the Environmental Impacts of Machine Tool Manufacturing Facilities.” J. of Cleaner Production, 95, 223-231, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.02.047
  • 75. Celik, K., Meral, C., Gursel, A. P., Mehta, P. K., Horvath, A. and Monteiro, P. J. (2015), “Mechanical Properties, Durability, and Life-cycle Assessment of Self-Consolidating Concrete Mixtures Made with Blended Portland Cements Containing Fly Ash and Limestone Powder.” Cement & Concrete Composites, 56, 59-72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2014.11.003
  • 74. Stokes, J., Hendrickson, T. and Horvath, A. (2014), “Save Water to Save Carbon and Money: Developing Abatement Costs for Expanded Greenhouse Gas Portfolios.” Environmental Science & Technology, 48(23), 13583-13591, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es503588e
  • 73. Griswold, J. B., Cheng, H., Madanat, S. and Horvath, A. (2014), “Unintended Greenhouse Gas Consequences of Lowering Level of Service in Urban Transit Systems.” Environmental Research Letters, 9(12), 124001, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/9/12/124001
  • 72. Taptich, M. and Horvath A (2014), “Bias of Averages in Life-cycle Footprinting of Infrastructure: Truck and Bus Case Studies.” Environmental Science & Technology, 48(22), 13045-13052, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es503356c
  • 71. Reger, D., Madanat S. and Horvath, A. (2014), “Economically and Environmentally Informed Policy for Road Resurfacing: Tradeoffs between Costs and Greenhouse Gas Emissions.” Environmental Research Letters, 9(10), 104020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/9/10/104020
  • 70. Scown, C. D., Gokhale, A., Willems, P., Horvath, A. and McKone, T. E. (2014), “Role of Lignin in Reducing Life-cycle Carbon Emissions, Water Use and Cost for United States Cellulosic Biofuels.” Environmental Science & Technology, 48(15), 8446-8455, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es5012753
  • 69. Gursel, A. P., Masanet, E., Horvath, A. and Stadel, A. (2014), “Life-cycle Inventory Analysis of Concrete Production: A Critical Review.” Cement & Concrete Composites, 51, 38-48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2014.03.005
  • 68. Hendrickson, T. and Horvath, A. (2014), “A perspective on cost-effectiveness of greenhouse gas reduction solutions in water distribution systems.” Environmental Research Letters, 9(1), 024017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/9/2/024017
  • 67. Griswold, J. B., Madanat, S. and Horvath, A. (2013), “Tradeoffs between Costs and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Design of Urban Transit Systems.” Environmental Research Letters, 8(4), 044046, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/044046
  • 66. Strogen, B. and Horvath, A. (2013), “Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the Construction, Manufacturing, Operation and Maintenance of U.S. Distribution Infrastructure for Petroleum and Biofuels.” J. of Infrastructure Systems, 19(4), 371-383, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000130
  • 65. Strogen, B., Zilberman, D. and Horvath, A. (2013), “Energy Intensity, Life-cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions, and Economic Assessment of Liquid Biofuel Pipelines.” Bioresource Technology, December, 150, 476-485, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2013.08.150
  • 64. Stokes, J., Horvath, A. and Sturm, R. (2013), “Water Loss Control Using Pressure Management: Life-cycle Energy and Air Emission Effects.” Environmental Science & Technology, 47(19), 10771-10780, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es4006256
  • 63. Hendrickson, T., Madanat, S. and Horvath, A. (2013), “Life-cycle Costs and Carbon Emissions for Residential, Roof-Mounted Photovoltaic Systems.” J. of Infrastructure Systems, 19(3), 306-314, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000122
  • 62. Scown, C. D., Taptich, M., Horvath, A., McKone, T. E., and Nazaroff, W. W (2013), “Achieving Deep Cuts in the Carbon Intensity of US Automobile Transportation by 2050: Complementary Roles for Electricity and Biofuels.” Environmental Science & Technology, 47(16), 9044-9052, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es4015635
  • 61. Lidicker, J., Sathaye, N., Madanat, S. and Horvath, A. (2013), “Pavement Resurfacing Policy for Minimization of Life-cycle Costs and Greenhouse Gas Emissions.” J. of Infrastructure Systems, 19(2), 129-137, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000114
  • 60. Koffler, C., Dettling, J., East, C., Finkbeiner, M., Galeano, S. F., Geyer, R., Goedkoop, M. J. Hawkins, T. J., Hensler, C. D., Horvath, A., Humbert, S. Kaufman, S. M., Landis, A. E., Laurin, L., Lesage, P., Margni, M., Martchek, K., Matthews, H. S., Meil, J. K., Norris, G., Schenk, R. C., Seager, T. P., Sertich, M., Thoma, G., Wagner, C. (2013), “Declaration of Concern – An Unambiguous Rebuttal of the LEO-SCS-002 Draft Standard.” Int. J. of Life Cycle Assessment, 18(2), 302-305, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11367-012-0537-1
  • 59. Lobscheid, A., Nazaroff, W. W, Spears, M. S., Horvath, A. and McKone, T. E., (2012), “Intake Fractions of Primary Conserved Air Pollutants Emitted from On-road Vehicles in the United States.” Atmospheric Environment, 63, 298-305, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.09.027
  • 58. Chester, M. and Horvath, A. (2012), “High-Speed Rail with Emerging Automobiles and Aircraft Can Reduce Environmental Impacts in California’s Future.” Environmental Research Letters, 7(3), 034012, July 2, 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/7/2/034012
  • 57. Shehabi, A., Stokes, J. and Horvath, A. (2012), “Energy and Air Emission Implications of a Decentralized Wastewater System.” Environmental Research Letters, 7(2), 024007, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/7/2/024007  
  • 56. Strogen, B., Horvath, A. and McKone, T. (2012), “Fuel Miles and the Blend Wall: Costs and Emissions from Ethanol Distribution in the United States.” Environmental Science & Technology, May 2012, 46(10), 5285-5293, doi: 10.1021/es204547s
  • 55. Scown, C. D., Nazaroff, W. W, Mishra, U., Strogen, B., Lobscheid, A. B., Masanet, E., Santero, N. J., Horvath, A. and McKone, T. E. (2012), “Lifecycle Greenhouse Gas Implications of U.S. National Scenarios for Cellulosic Ethanol Production.” Environmental Research Letters, 7(1), 014011, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/7/1/014011
  • 54. Vergara, S., Damgaard, A. and Horvath, A. (2011), “Boundaries Matter: Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions from Alternative Waste Treatment Strategies for California’s Municipal Solid Waste.” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 57, 87-97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2011.09.011
  • 53. Humbert, S., Marshall, J., Shaked, S., Spadaro, J., Nishioka, Y., Preiss, P., McKone, T., Horvath, A. and Jolliet, O. (2011), “Intake Fractions for Particulate Matter: Recommendations for Life Cycle Impact Assessment.” Environmental Science & Technology, 45(11), May 12, 2011, 4808-4816, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es103563z
  • 52. Santero, N., Masanet E., and Horvath, A. (2011), “Life-cycle Assessment of Pavements, Part II: Filling the Research Gaps.” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 55(9-10), 810-818, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2011.03.009
  • 51. Santero, N., Masanet E., and Horvath, A. (2011), “Life-cycle Assessment of Pavements, Part I: Critical Review.” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 55(9-10), pp. 801-809, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2011.03.010
  • 50. Scown, C. D., Horvath, A., and McKone, T. E. (2011), “Water Footprint of U.S. Transportation Fuels.” Environmental Science & Technology, 45(7), pp. 2541-2553, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es102633h
  • 49. McKone, T., Nazaroff, W. W, Berck, P., Auffhammer, M., Lipman, T., Torn, M., Masanet, E., Mishra, U., Lobscheid, A., Santero, N., Barrett, A., Bomberg, M., Fingerman, K., Scown, C., Strogen, B. and Horvath, A. (2011), “Grand Challenges for Life-cycle Assessment of Biofuels.” Environmental Science & Technology, 45(5), pp. 1751-1756, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es103579c
  • 48. Stokes, J. and Horvath, A. (2011), “Life-cycle Assessment of Urban Water Provision: Tool and Case Study in California.” J. of Infrastructure Systems, 17(1), pp. 15-24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000036
  • 47. Shehabi, A., Masanet, E., Price, H., Horvath, A. and Nazaroff, W. W (2011), “Data Center Design and Location: Consequences for Electricity Use and Greenhouse-gas Emissions.” Building and Environment, 46(5), pp. 990-998, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2010.10.023
  • 46. Santero, N., Harvey, J. and Horvath, A. (2011), “Environmental Policy for Long-Life Pavements.” Transportation Research Part D, 16(2), pp. 129-136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2010.09.005
  • 45. Boyd, S., Horvath, A. and Dornfeld, D. (2011), “Life-cycle Assessment of NAND Flash Memory.” IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, 24(1), pp. 117-124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TSM.2010.2087395
  • 44. Chester, M. and Horvath, A. (2010), “Parking Infrastructure: Energy, Emissions, and Automobile Life-cycle Environmental Accounting.” Environmental Research Letters, 5(3), 034001, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/5/3/034001
  • 43. Stokes, J. and Horvath, A. (2010), “Supply Chain Environmental Effects of Wastewater Utilities.” Environmental Research Letters, 5(1), 014015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/5/1/014015
  • 42. Boyd, S., Horvath, A. and Dornfeld, D. (2010), “Life-cycle Assessment of Computational Logic Produced from 1995 through 2010.” Environmental Research Letters, 5(1), 014011,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/5/1/014011
  • Chester, M. and Horvath, A. (2010), “Life-cycle Assessment of High-Speed Rail: The Case of California.” Environmental Research Letters, 5(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/5/1/014003
  • Chester, M., Horvath, A. and Madanat, S. (2010), “Comparison of Life-cycle Energy and Emissions Footprints of Passenger Transportation in Metropolitan Regions.” Atmospheric Environment, 44(8), pp. 1071-1079, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.12.012
  • Shehabi, A., Ganguly, S., Gundel, L., Horvath, A., Kirchstetter, T. W., Lunden, M. M., Tschudi, W., Gadgil, A. J. and Nazaroff, W. W (2010), “Can Combining Economizers with Improved Filtration Save Energy and Protect Equipment in Data Centers?” Building and Environment, 45(3), pp. 718-726, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2009.08.009
  • • Sathaye, N., Horvath, A. and Madanat, S. (2010), “Unintended Impacts of Increased Truck Loads on Pavement Supply-Chain Emissions.” Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 44(1), pp. 1-15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2009.09.002 
  • • Boyd, S., Horvath, A., and Dornfeld, D. (2009), “Life-cycle Energy Demand and Global Warming Potential of Computational Logic.” Environmental Science & Technology, 43(19), pp. 7303-7309, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es901514n
  • • Santero, N. and Horvath, A. (2009), “Global Warming Potential of Pavements.” Environmental Research Letters, 4(3), (Online: September 23, 2009), http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/4/3/034011
  • • Chester, M. and A. Horvath, "Environment Assessment of Passenger Transportation Should Include Infrastructure and Supply Chains," Environmental Research Letters, June 2009, Vol. 4, No. 2, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/4/2/024008.
  • • Humbert, S., R. Manneh, S. Shaked, C. Wannaz, A. Horvath, L. Deschenes, O. Jolliet and M. Margni, "Assessing Regional Intake Fractions in North America," Science of the Total Environment, June 2009, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2009.05.024.
  • • Stokes, J. and A. Horvath, "Energy and Air Emission Effects of Water Supply," Environmental Science & Technology, April 2009, Vol. 43, No. 8, pp. 2680-2687, doi: 10.1021/es801802h.
  • • Shehabi, A., A. Horvath, W. Tschudi, A.J. Gadgil and W. Nazaroff, "Particle Concentrations in Data Centers," Atmospheric Environment, August 2008, Vol. 42, No. 24, pp. 5978-5990, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2008.03.049.
  • • Vieira, P. and A. Horvath, "Assessing the End-of-Life Impacts of Buildings," Environmental Science & Technology, July 2008, Vol. 42, No. 13, pp. 4663-4669, doi: 10.1021/es0713451.
  • • Murray, A., A. Horvath and K. Nelson, "Hybrid Life-cycle Environmental and Cost Inventory of Sewage Sludge Treatment and End-Use Scenarios: A Case Study from China," Environmental Science & Technology, May 2008, Vol. 42, No. 9, pp. 3163-3169, doi: 10.1021/es702256w.
  • • Kitou, E. and A. Horvath, "External Air Pollution Costs of Telework," International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, March 2008, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 155-165, doi: 10.1065/lca2007.06.338.
  • • Facanha, C. and A. Horvath, "Evaluation of Life-cycle Air Emission Factors of Freight Transportation," Environmental Science & Technology, October 2007, Vol. 41, No. 20, pp. 7138-7144, doi: 10.1021/es070987q.
  • • Cicas, G., C.T. Hendrickson, A. Horvath and H.S. Matthews, "A Regional Version of a U.S. Economic Input-Output Life-cycle Assessment Model," International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, September 2007, Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 365-372, doi: 10.1065/lca2007.04.318.
  • • Humbert, S., H. Abeck, N. Bali and A. Horvath, "Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED): A Critical Evaluation by LCA and Recommendations for Improvement," International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, August 2007, Vol. 12, Special Issue 1, pp. 46-57.
  • • Masanet, E. and A. Horvath, "Assessing the Benefits of Design for Recycling of Plastics in Electronics: A Case Study of Computer Enclosures," Materials & Design, June 2007, Vol. 28, No. 6, pp. 1801-1811, doi: 10.1016/j.matdes.2006.04.022.
  • • Stokes, J. and A. Horvath, "Life-cycle Energy Assessment of Alternative Water Supply Systems," International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, September 2006, Vol. 11, No. 5, pp. 335-343, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1065/lca2005.06.214.
  • • Guggemos, A. and A. Horvath, "Decision-Support Tool for Assessing the Environmental Effects of Constructing Commercial Buildings," Journal of Architectural Engineering, September 2006, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 187-195, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)1076-0431(2006)12.4(187).
  • • Kitou, E. and A. Horvath, "Transportation Choices and Air Pollution Effects of Telework," J. of Infrastructure Systems, ASCE, June 2006, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 121-134, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)1076-0342(2006)12.2(121).
  • • Boughton, B. and A. Horvath, "Environmental Assessment of Shredder Residue Management," Resources, Conservation and Recycling, May 2006, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 1-25, doi: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2005.09.002.
  • • Facanha, C. and A. Horvath, "Environmental Assessment of Freight Transportation in the U.S," International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, February 2006, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 229-239, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1065/lca2006.02.244.
  • • Junnila, S., A. Horvath and A. Guggemos, "Life-cycle Assessment of Office Buildings in Europe and the U.S," Journal of Infrastructure Systems, ASCE, January 2006, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 10-17.

Conference Papers

• Shehabi, A., S. Ganguly, K. Traber, H. Price, A. Horvath, W. Nazaroff and A.J. Gadgil, "Energy Implications of Economizer Use in California Data Centers," Proceedings of the ACEEE Conference, Monterey, CA, August 2008.

• Masanet, E. and A. Horvath, "Enterprise Strategies for Reducing the Life-Cycle Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Personal Computers," Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment, San Francisco, CA (abstract was reviewed, full paper was published), May 2006, pp. 21-26.

• Facanha, C. and A. Horvath, "Environmental Assessment of Freight Transportation in the U.S," 85th Transportation Research Board Conference, Washington, D.C. (full paper was reviewed, but only abstract was published), January 2006.

Books

• Risser, P., I. Burke, C. Clark, M. English, S. Gauthreaux, Jr., S. Goodman, J. Hayes, A. Horvath, T. Kunz, L. Maguire, L. Manuel, E.L. Petersen, D. Strickland, J. Vissering, J.R. Webb and R. Whitmore, Environmental Impacts of Wind-energy Projects, National Research Council, The National Academies Press, Washington, DC., May 2007.

• Hendrickson, C. T., A. Horvath and H.S. Matthews, "Hybrid LCA Analysis: Combining the EIO-LCA with Other Models," Chapter in: Hendrickson, C. T., Lave. L. B., and Matthews, H. S., Eds., Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Goods and Services: An Input Output Approach, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, April 2006, Chapter 2, pp. 21-28.

• Horvath, A. and C.T. Hendrickson, "Construction Materials for Roads and Bridges," Chapter in: Hendrickson, C. T., Lave. L. B., and Matthews, H. S., Eds., Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Goods and Services: An Input-Output Approach, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC., April 2006, Chapter 10, pp. 103-108.

• Hendrickson, C. T. and A. Horvath, "Environmental Impacts of Services." Chapter in: Hendrickson, C. T., Lave. L. B., and Matthews, H. S., Eds., An Input-Output Approach, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, April 2006, Chapter 11, pp. 109-117.

• Pacca, S. and A. Horvath, "Life Cycle Assessment of Electricity Generation." Chapter in: Hendrickson, C. T., Lave. L. B., and Matthews, H. S., Eds., Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Goods and Services: An Input-Output Approach, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, April 2006, Chapter 12, pp. 118-126.

Other Publications

• Horvath, A., "Ecoefficiency in Information and Communication Technology: The State of Knowledge in the United States," The Seventh International Conference on Ecobalance, Tsukuba, Japan, November 2006, Vol. 7.