Essays about: "LCA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 196 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. 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

  3. 3. Life Cycle Assessment of a Wave Energy Converter

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Leonardo Gastelum Zepeda; [2017]
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    Abstract : Renewable energies had accomplish to become part of a new era in the energy development area, making people able to stop relying on fossil fuels. Nevertheless the environmental impacts of these new energy sources also require to be quantified in order to review how many benefits these new technologies have for the environment. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Environmental Impacts of Core Networks for Mobile Telecommunications. : A Study Based on the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Core Network Equipment.

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Albena Pino; [2017]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment; ICT; core network; environmental impacts;

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  5. 5. Hygrothermal Analysis of Retrofitted Buildings in the Campus of Lund University

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign

    Author : Nickolaj Feldt Jensen; [2016]
    Keywords : Retrofit; Interior Insulation; Hygrothermal; Energy Simulations; Life Cycle Cost; Life Cycle Assessment; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : As climate change have become generally accepted as a potential problem, reducing the greenhouse gas emissions and global energy demand has become an important research topic. This have led to an increased interest towards the retrofitting of the existing building stock, including cultural protected buildings. READ MORE