Essays about: "LCA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 272 essays containing the word LCA.

  1. 1. Environmental impact of a led fitting : A conducted life cycle analysis on a led fitting

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Logistik och verksamhetsledning; Jönköping University/JTH, Logistik och verksamhetsledning

    Author : Mika Fröjd; Evelina Skårhammar; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Environmental impact; LCA; led fitting; Life cycle; use phase; end of life phase; transportation; Carbon dioxide equivalent CO2e ;

    Abstract : Purpose –The purpose of this research is to increase knowledge about how a led fitting impacts the environment. To be able to fulfil the purpose, it has been broken down into four research questions: • RQ1: What is the environmental impact during transportation? • RQ2: What is the environmental impact during the use phase? • RQ3: What is the environmental impact during the end of life phase? • RQ4: How can the environmental impact be decreased? Method: The authors worked abductive in the relation between theories and empirical data. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessment of the environmental impacts, energy performance and economic aspects of various construction materials

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

    Author : Mohsen Bayat Pour; Mohammed Labib Elsayed; [2020]
    Keywords : Bio-based Materials; Fossil-based Materials; Building Performance Simulations; Energy analysis; Environmental impact categories; Life cycle assessment LCA ; Economic analysis; Life cycle costing LCC ; Global warming potential; Climate change; Future climate analysis; Timber structure; Concrete structure; Insulation; HVAC systems; Heating demand; Cooling demand; Energy use; Hygrothermal analysis; Moisture; Thermal envelope; Thermal comfort; Indoor environmental quality; Actual case studies; Iterative workflow; Weather files; Parametric study; Reliability; Single-point rate SPR .; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Increasing CO₂ emission is considered as the main reason for global warming in the world. One of the reasons for producing CO₂ is using of fossil-based materials in the construction projects. READ MORE

  3. 3. SOLAR ROOF - Roof potential investigation for installing PV system

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

    Author : Forough Hosseini; Saba Salehi; [2020]
    Keywords : Solar roof; solar potential; PV system; Ventilation system; Photovoltaics; million-program buildings; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : By increasing the amount of CO2 emissions to the atmosphere because of using fossil fuel and the limitation of non-renewable energy sources, solar photovoltaics technology has been growing steadily and is thought to play an important role in the realm of future energies. The objective of this thesis is to investigate the potential of the rooftops for installing PV system on a small scale of 30 multifamily houses in Gothenburg divided into four categories of age, location, roof type, and ventilation system. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Ett gestaltningsförslag för Ursviks torg med fokus på hårda materials klimatpåverkan : att skapa mer hållbara landskapsarkitekturprojekt genom klimatberäkningar

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Amanda Smedberg; [2020]
    Keywords : BIMitigation; gestaltning; hållbar stadsplanering; hårda material; klimatpåverkan; LCA; livscykelanalys;

    Abstract : Sverige har som mål att år 2045 inte ha några nettoutsläpp av växthusgaser till atmosfären. Samtidigt pågår en global trend av ökad urbanisering i kombination med att befolkningen växer. READ MORE