Essays about: "LCA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 206 essays containing the word LCA.

  1. 1. Designing for sustainable grocery shopping : A conceptual design to encourage sustainable shopping

    University essay from KTH/Medieteknik och interaktionsdesign, MID

    Author : Sam André Ajami Gale Rashidi; [2017]
    Keywords : interaction design; design; sustainability; shopping; LCA; grocery;

    Abstract : Climate change is one of the biggest issues that the world faces today, and one of the biggest contributors to climate change are groceries. This paper aims at using digital artefacts to create a product or design that will encourage the user to shop more environmentally friendly. READ MORE

  2. 2. Engineered wood glass combination : Innovative glazing façade system

    University essay from KTH/Byggnadsmaterial

    Author : Alessandra Tapparo; [2017]
    Keywords : wood; glass; combination; engineered products; EWGC; façade; panel; sustainability;

    Abstract : Buildings require a lot of energy during all their lifetime, from the construction site to the use and demolition. The building sector contributes to a large part of the total emissions of greenhouse gases and consume a large amount of water and energy resources, so the material components used in the building sector have gained an important role in the discourse of sustainability. READ MORE

  3. 3. The energy system of Greece : A Techno-economic and Environmental Approach

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för bygg- energi- och miljöteknik; Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för bygg- energi- och miljöteknik

    Author : Stelios Kastis; Vaggelis Kitsios; [2017]
    Keywords : Fossil fuels; renewable energy; electricity; CO2eq emissions; environmental impact; power plants; energy costs; LCA;

    Abstract : The human effort to continuously improve their standard of living in conjunction with the rapid growth of world‟s population, the reckless and the wasteful misuse of energy reserves threaten to lead mankind in an energy deadlock. In an effort to realize the size of the waste of our planet‟s available energy resources, we only need to point out that people have spent the last century stocks of raw materials and energy, which were saved and produced during the lifetime of our planet. READ MORE

  4. 4. Life Cycle Assessment development for electrified roads : Case study for Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Byggvetenskap

    Author : Réka Nádasi; [2017]
    Keywords : LCA; SimaPro; eRoad; IPT; Conductive track; Pantograph; Sustainability;

    Abstract : The increasing role of sustainability will lead the mobility by road into a more efficient and interactive system between infrastructure, environment and vehicles. The expand of emobility based on Electric Vehicles has been restricted by numerous shortcomings such as their driving range, the battery size, the dependence on charging stations and the time required for its charging. READ MORE

  5. 5. På upptäcktsfärd i Gröna dalen : ett programförslag för en naturstig i en pedagogisk lekmiljö

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Emily Sedin; [2017]
    Keywords : barn; gestaltning; lekmiljö; naturpedagogik; naturstig;

    Abstract : I arbetet utarbetas en metod för hur en naturstig kan gestaltas som syftar till att förmedla kunskap om naturen till barn i förskoleåldern. Metoden appliceras i ett programförslag som utgår från en specifik plats, Gröna dalen i Nacka kommun. READ MORE