Essays about: "“passive”"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 906 essays containing the word “passive”.

  1. 1. How to choose green?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Adrian Thureborn; Jakob Ödman; [2022-02-28]
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    Abstract : This paper investigates if there is any difference between active managed funds and passive managed funds in regard to their risk-adjusted return. The thesis focuses on Swedish sustainable funds that invest in accordance with the ESG (environmental, governance and social) criteria during the time period 2011-2021. READ MORE

  2. 2. Design of high performance buildings : Vulnerability of buildings to climate change from an energy perspective

    University essay from KTH/Hållbara byggnader

    Author : Robin Gobert; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate Change; High Performance Buildings; Dynamic Thermal Simulations; Thermal Regulation; Environmental Regulation; Cooling Needs; Heating Needs; Representative Data; Big Data; Clustering;

    Abstract : The challenge of climate change is twofold: to mitigate (prevent) the causes of climate change and to prepare (adapt) to the inevitable effects and consequences. Building and construction are key sectors for decarbonisation (mitigation). READ MORE

  3. 3. Från wayfaring till stråkobservationer : åtta insikter som uppmuntrar till att gå för en sinnligare gestaltning

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

    Author : Emelie Lenning; [2022]
    Keywords : ; forskningsmetod; fenomenologi; wayfaring; Ingold; sinnlig; perception; gestaltning; autoetnografi; stråkobservationer; landskapsarkitektur;

    Abstract : I ett samhälle som alltmer förlitar sig på kvantitativ data och digitaliserade analysverktyg riskerar människor att gå miste om kunskap och insikter som kan inhämtas från våra sinnen. Hur och vad vi uppfattar sinnligt påverkar hur vi mår i våra städer, men även hur städer och dess invånare utvecklas och formas (Pink 2008). READ MORE

  4. 4. The Digital Breakroom - Designing for Spontaneous DigitalInteractions

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Josefin Ström; [2022]
    Keywords : Spontaneous interaction; Digital chance encounters; Working from home; Digital Teams; Awareness; Telepresence.;

    Abstract : Spontaneous interactions and chance encounters are important for establishing a sense of connection and shared identity for colleagues since they are a natural possibility for informal conversations, but when work is moved from the physical shared offices to digital workplaces it is no longer as easy to run into a colleague by the coffee machine and just chat for a couple of minutes. This thesis examines what factors are needed in order to create a structure where digital spontaneous interactions could happen. READ MORE

  5. 5. Active women within the "Passive Defence" : The renegotiation of women’s roles for the Civil defence during the national preparedness in Sweden, 1939-1945

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Filistin Aloul Nord; [2022]
    Keywords : National preparedness; Civil defence; Total war; “Air protection”; “Passive Defence”; Renegotiation processes; World War II; Sweden;

    Abstract : During the national preparedness in Sweden, 1939-1945, the new dimensions of the “Total war” pushed for a build-up of a Civil defence that could help to reduce effects on the civil population if Sweden were put under attack. This thesis poses the question of how women’s roles in the Civil defence were motivated and driven by the state and women’s defence organisations. READ MORE