Essays about: "water environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 474 essays containing the words water environment.

  1. 1. Hospitality and Sustainability A case-study and comparison of the sustainability work by hotels in the Gothenburg area

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Emelie Björnefors; Louise Kjellsson; [2014-08-14]
    Keywords : Hotels; Hospitality; Sustainability; Environment; Gothenburg;

    Abstract : Background and problem: The growing worldwide tourism industry and its potential impact on the environment has become a hot topic within the global hospitality industry. There has been an increase in the consciousness of sustainability issues over the last decades amongst hoteliers and investors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Greener Water Repellency? Feasible alternatives to fluoro chemicals for DWOR treatments on textiles

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Textilhögskolan (THS)

    Author : Denize Åkerblom; Erik Göranzon; [2014-03-28]
    Keywords : Water and oil repellent; treatments; water and oil repellency; DWR; DWOR; perfluorinated compounds; PFCs; perfluorooctanoic acid; PFOA; perfluorooctane sulfonates; PFOS; dendrimers; organic silicon; hydrocarbon; hydrocarbon; aliphatic polyurethane; textiles; outdoor clothing; performance; UV-radiation; Martindale; washing;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: Perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) have been used as durable water and oil repellent treatments in clothing for more than 50 years. The reason for its popularity is related to the chemical structure, which also makes these compounds persistent in the environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cold tap water usage for a chilling system

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

    Author : Emma Castelltort Viñallonga; [2014]
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    Abstract : Both the increasing demand for comfort levels and growth in population are facts that assure that the energy demand in buildings will keep growing in the future. Heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC systems) are the principal users of this total energy demand, where percentages over 50% have been reached. READ MORE

  4. 4. Heat pump systems and their costs from the perspective of insurance companies, users and environment

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik; KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Leon Trang; Filip Haddad; [2014]
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    Abstract : This report is based on a project which aims to evaluate the costs for the heat pump system from the perspective of Swedish insurance companies, users and environment. There are different thoughts today about the costs for the heat pump systems and the goal with this project is to analyze the costs for the heat pump and the cost for electric heating. READ MORE

  5. 5. Investigation of pattern recognition algorithms to determine depth and volume of water inside the sump of a pumping station

    University essay from KTH/Radio Systems Laboratory (RS Lab); KTH/Radio Systems Laboratory (RS Lab)

    Author : Magnus Stjern; Staffan Jansson Aldenfalk; [2014]
    Keywords : Pattern recognition; water level estimation; mönsterigenkänning; vattennivå uppskattning;

    Abstract : Pattern recognition is now considered a fundamental building block in many fields.  The ability to interact with a computer or vice versa is no longer limited by how fast the computer is, but rather what an application developer can think of. READ MORE