Essays about: "Heating Needs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 143 essays containing the words Heating Needs.

  1. 1. Experimental and computational analysis of the thermal degradation and the loss of strength of engineered wood-based panels

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Wickramasooriyage Devmini Kularatne; [2022]
    Keywords : Oriented strand board; thermal decomposition; mechanical degradation; heat transfer modelling; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The current trends in the construction industry push toward materials that are more sustainable and environmentally friendlier than more traditional building materials such as concrete and steel. Timber and timber composites are one of the most popular materials on this list, due to both their mechanical strength and pleasant aesthetics. 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. Decarbonisation potential of multi-family Swedish Homes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Energi och byggnadsdesign; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Hanxiao Qi; [2022]
    Keywords : Building Energy; OpenStreetMap; EPCs; BETSI; Machine Learning; Automated process; carbon neutral buildings; net zero energy; decarbonisation.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Global warming is mainly caused by greenhouse gas emissions. The building sector is responsible for a significant share of energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. Most of the existing buildings in Europe were built before 2001 and the vast majority will remain in place after 2050 when EU aims to achieve climate neutrality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Insights into the burning behaviour of wood in the cone calorimeter

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Ellinor Sanned; [2022]
    Keywords : Wood combustion; fire test; cone calorimetry; heat release rate; char formation;

    Abstract : Climate change and its accompanying environmental issues have caused the building industry to use more environmentally friendly building materials. Wood have always been a buildingmaterial but due to the renewed interest in imparting sustainability and renewability, its usage has increased over the recent years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainable Swedish Industry by Improved Excess Heat Recovery

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Erik Rosengren; [2022]
    Keywords : Excess Heat Recovery; Black Liquor Evaporation; Pulp and Paper; Retrofit; Agenda 2030; Water Technology; Resource Management; Waste Heat; Technical Validation; Chemical Engineering; Water Savings; Energy Efficiency; Greenhouse Gas mitigation; Spillvärme; Indunstning; Svartlut; Pappersmassaindustri; Energieffektivisering; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Achieving a sustainable Swedish industry will require better utilization of resources already available and already spent. Nationally, vast amounts of heat are released into the atmosphere and not made use of. READ MORE