Essays about: "GWP"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 essays containing the word GWP.

  1. 1. Automated climate calculations and 3D value-based visualizations : An Integration of BIM and LCA

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : José Arturo Leon Perlasca; [2019]
    Keywords : Building Information Modelling BIM ; Life Cycle Assessment LCA ; Data Visualization; Carbon footprint; Automated climate calculations; Building Information Modeling BIM ; livcykel analys LCA ; datavisualisering; koldioxidavtryck; automatiserad klimatberäkningar;

    Abstract : The Swedish Government has set a goal to reach net zero emissions of greenhouse gases by 2045, which together with the commissioning to the Swedish Housing Agency to prepare requirements for a climate declaration that shall reduce the climate impact from buildings, has enforce the AEC industry to provide solutions that help reach these targets. The introduction of the integration of BIM technologies, together with the LCA methodology has been suggested as a key solution to solve this problem. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Environmental Impact of an Automotive Plastic Component : A lifecycle approach of a deco panel scenario analysis of two different plastics

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Paula Ackerstierna; [2019]
    Keywords : LCA; car; instrument panel;

    Abstract : The transport sector is a major end-user of energy. As consumers are becoming aware and conscious of their environmental footprint making the enviromental footprint of automobile components one of the requirements in new product design development. The purpose of the study is to identify environmental impacts of a plastic panel. READ MORE

  3. 3. Study of high flash point ethyl alcohol-based secondary fluids applied in Ground Source Heat Pumps systems

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Luis Enrique Carrion Domenech; [2019]
    Keywords : indirect refrigeration system; secondary fluid; flammability; alcohols; geothermal heat pump systems; properties.;

    Abstract : Ethyl alcohol (ethanol) as secondary fluids is very popular as heat transfer fluid for indirect refrigeration system with ground source heat pump systems (GSHP) in several countries such as Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, Finland and other European countries. There have been several researches about the future ofthe refrigeration sector, refrigerants and refrigeration systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Paper vs Leaf: Comparative Life Cycle Assessment Of Single-use Plates Made Of Renewable Materials

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Lucia Korbelyiova; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Life cycle assessment; Disposable plates; Leaf; Paper;

    Abstract : Global plastic pollution of the natural environment is extremely detrimental as it is causing deaths of animal species. More than 80 % of marine litter is made up by plastics and 70 % of those are made up by disposable items. READ MORE

  5. 5. Determining the primary energy demand and greenhouse gas emission of carrots : Comparing organic and conventional small scale carrot production and supply in Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Isac Jazin Jareborg; [2019]
    Keywords : LCA; GWP; CED; value chain; agriculture;

    Abstract : This study assessed the environmental performance of organic and conventional carrots produced and supplied in Sweden, as well as mapping out and describing the local carrot production and supply in Sweden to lay the roundwork for a decision support, primarily aimed at Swedish farmers and consumers. A life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology with the system boundary from carrot cultivation to consumer gate and a functional unit (FU) of 1 kg of carrots at the farm was applied, using the LCA software SimaPro 8. READ MORE