Essays about: "LCA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 252 essays containing the word LCA.

  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. A comparative study of Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) and EN 15804 in the construction sector concentrating on the End-of-Life stage and reducing subjectivity in the formulas

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Seyed Shahabaldin Seyed Salehi; [2020]
    Keywords : LCA; EN 15804; PEF; Circular Footprint Formula; Recyclability Assessment; Circular Economy; End of life; recycling rate; construction; building; Energy margin; LCA; EN 15804; PEF; Formulär för cirkulär fotavtryck; bedömning av återvinningsbarhet; cirkulär ekonomi; livslängd; återvinningsgrad; konstruktion; byggnad; Bygg; LCA;

    Abstract : One of the main polluting industries in the world with high environmental impact is the construction industry which also generates a huge amount of waste. To overcome the seburdens, we need to reduce the impacts through new solutions, technologies and by injecting circular economy concept into the industry. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environmental performance of kitchens – A case study of a Ballingslöv kitchen from a life cycle perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljö- och energisystem

    Author : Annie Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Kitchen; Life cycle assessment; Consumer behaviour; Tabletop; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Kitchens are an essential part of the interior design in buildings. With the increased focus on sustainability in the building industry it is therefore of interest to investigate the environmental performance of kitchens. READ MORE

  4. 4. The climate impact of different building systems : A study regarding materials in residential buildings and their environmental impact

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper

    Author : Maria Darle; Saga Lindqvist; Bezawit Tsegai; [2019]
    Keywords : Building system; LCA; construction phase; CO2-equivalent emissions; multi-family houses;

    Abstract : This report was done on behalf of Uppsala municipality with the aim to investigate how much the CO2-equivalent emissions differ between different building systems during the construction phase, considering the different choice of material used in the frames. Several multi-family houses with different building systems were therefore studied and compared by using previous LCA from collected climate reports regarding each construction project. READ MORE

  5. 5. Product Development of Material Supply : Implementation of Karakuri Kaizen

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap; Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap

    Author : Yanni Porteiro Paraponiaris; Arturo Mateos Rodríguez; [2019]
    Keywords : Karakuri Kaizen; Volvo; Material Handling; Product Development; LCA; Low Cost Automation;

    Abstract : The industry 4.0 is continuously aiming to produce faster, increasing quality, and strictly using what is necessary to achieve efficiency enhancement. Within the wide list of methods used to reach this target, robot automation is usually used, although is expensive and rigid. READ MORE