Essays about: "CEEQUAL"

Found 5 essays containing the word CEEQUAL.

  1. 1. Life Cycle Assessment of Civil Engineering Works : And Application of European Standards on the Mälar Project

    University essay from KTH/Materialvetenskap

    Author : Malin Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment; life cycle inventory; civil engineering works; sustainability assessment; environmental product declaration; sustainable development goals; global warming; construction products; construction materials; concrete; steel; CEEQUAL; standardisation;

    Abstract : In this thesis, a framework is constructed for a life cycle assessment within a civilengineering project. There are various methods available on how to conduct lifecycle assessments and this thesis explores one method related to civil engineeringworks. READ MORE

  2. 2. Greenhouse gas Reduction in Infrastructure Projects : With a case study of California High-Speed Rail

    University essay from KTH/Miljöstrategisk analys (fms)

    Author : Daniel Balian; [2017]
    Keywords : Carbon management; CO2 reduction; Greenhouse gases; LCA; Infrastructure; Sustainability Assessment Scheme; Rating System; Value Chain; Actors; Stakeholders.;

    Abstract : Infrastructure projects are today major contributors to global warming. However, various strategies for reduction of greenhouse gas emission are available, as described in sustainability assessment schemes and performed in infrastructure projects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ecosystem Services in Rating Systems : evaluating rating systems for sustainable design through case studies of ecosystem services in residential yards

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Johanna Spjuth; [2016]
    Keywords : certification; biotope area factor; green area factor; grönytefakorn; sustainablesSites initiative; CEEQUAL; ecosystem services; sustainable development; landscape architecture; residential yards; Western Harbour; Västra Hamnen;

    Abstract : In a world where climate change is a fact, there is an imminent need for a more sustainable development. Design that includes ecosystem services is an important part of creating more sustainable cities. However, in most development projects the short-term economic interest gets to determine how the development is executed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessment of water footprint for civil construction projects

    University essay from

    Author : Katarina Wärmark; [2015]
    Keywords : Water Footprint; Water Footprint Network; Life Cycle Analysis; Civil Construction; CEEQUAL; Water Consumption; Water Use; Vattenavtryck; Vattenfotavtryck; Water Footprint Network; Livscykelanalys; Anläggning; CEEQUAL; Vattenanvändning; Vattenkonsumtion;

    Abstract : Water is an irreplaceable resource and the strain on it is getting tougher. Around 40 per cent of the water withdrawn in Europe is for industrial use. With a growing population and an increased demand for food and energy per capita, the demand and pressure on our water resources will increase. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluation of Experiences from using CEEQUAL in Infrastructure Projects : A case study of the Crossrail programme and the Olympic Park

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Cemus

    Author : Rebecca Johansson; [2011]
    Keywords : CEEQUAL; sustainability; sustainable development; infrastructure; Olympic Park; Crossrail; assessor; scheme; swedish transport administration; Brundtland; ecological; social; economic; ecology; society; economy; Hållbarhet; hållbar utveckling; infrastruktur; Trafikverket;

    Abstract : CEEQUAL is a British assessment and award scheme for improving sustainability in civil engineering and the public realm. The scheme was developed in 2003 and has gained recognition in the UK and Ireland. The interest in CEEQUAL is starting to spread to the rest of Europe and to the Swedish Transport Administration. READ MORE