Essays about: "Energy Saving house"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the words Energy Saving house.

  1. 1. Life cycle assessment of a plus-energy house

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Tim Lohse; [2020]
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    Abstract : Purpose: This study analyses the environmental impacts of a plus-energy house. Such buildings produce more energy in their use-phase than they consume, by generating energy with photovoltaic cells and saving energy via extensive insulation. The entire life cycle of the building is investigated form cradle to grave. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluating the economic feasibility of the Passive House in China

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Jiaying Chen; [2020]
    Keywords : Passive House; economic feasibility; cost benefit analysis; Passivhus; ekonomisk genomförbarhet; kostnadsnyttoanalys;

    Abstract : The Passive House as a type of energy-efficient and cost-efficiency housing, has been implemented widely around the world, and made great contribution to energy saving and environment protection. Although the Passive House requires higher investment in early stage compared to conventional houses, it has many benefits including improving indoor climate and saving energy consumption. READ MORE

  3. 3. Building Renovation and Property Value

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för byggd miljö och energiteknik (BET)

    Author : Maryam Shahbandian; [2019]
    Keywords : Building Renovation; Deep Renovation; Aesthetic Renovation; Property Value;

    Abstract : The concern of climate change and Greenhouse Gas emission have increased national consideration toward energy efficiency. Despite noticeable action which have taken by EU cities and Sweden government to mitigate the climate change, there is still shortage in appropriate energy measurements in old residential buildings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards sustainable renovation of façades : A case study of additional double glass façade on lamella house from energy saving perspective

    University essay from KTH/Hållbara byggnader

    Author : Yang Shi; [2019]
    Keywords : renovation; façade; Million Programme; IDA ice; Trombe wall; double glass façade; sustainability;

    Abstract : The pace of development in modern society since the Industrial Revolution has beenunprecedented and it keeps proceeding in a more aggressive and accelerated phase. However, thisdevelopment is a highly energy demanded action which is resulting an increased exploitation ofnatural resources, and subsequently, an expanded pressure on our environment, which sometimesconflicts between proprietors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Feeding the 45 million : substituting soybean protein with insect protein within EU poultry and egg production

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Douglas Hunter; [2019]
    Keywords : insects; insect production; livestock feed; entomophagy; land use; futures research; food security; energy security; black soldier fly; mealworm; house cricket; sustainable development;

    Abstract : A global population increasing both in number and in resource consumption per capita has resulted in food, livestock feed and energy crop demands that are increasingly difficult to meet on rapidly degrading soils within a diminishing available area of arable land. With further expansion of agricultural land infeasible and yield increases through further intensification insufficient to meet the scale of predicted crop demand, the use of insects as an animal feed has gained traction as a method of not only reducing competition for arable land, but also some of the detrimental environmental consequences of livestock and conventional feed production. READ MORE