Essays about: "LCA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 425 essays containing the word LCA.

  1. 1. Reducing the environmental impact of new neighbourhoods during early planning stages using life cycle analysis (LCA) : Towards effective decision support tools for settlements projects

    University essay from KTH/Byggvetenskap

    Author : Pierrick Francois Gervasi; [2022]
    Keywords : district LCA; residential neighbourhood; EPD; Urban Print; urban; modelling; normalization; weighing; planet boundaries.;

    Abstract : Since the first warnings on the limits of planet Earth, 50 years ago, policies havenot been sufficient and fast enough to create a more sustainable world, which is todayillustrated by climate change, an increase in resource scarcity, and tremendousbiodiversity loss. Cities have been playing an important role in those environmentalconsequences, today accounting for 60% of greenhouse gases. READ MORE

  2. 2. Next generation of sustainable packaging for Danish skincare scale-up

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Carl Craft; [2022]
    Keywords : life cycle assessment; LCA; packaging materials; cosmetics packaging; sustainability; polypropylene; polyethylene; polylactide; polyhydroxyalkanoates; aluminium.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The Cosmetic packaging industry is on the rise and through consumer demand, cosmetic companies are increasing their focus on sustainability and accountability. This has left many companies in need of a deeper understanding regarding the environmental impact of their current packaging solutions as well as how to improve their footprint in the future. READ MORE

  3. 3. Life Cycle Assessment of Borehole Thermal Energy Storage

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Saga Karlsson; [2022]
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    Abstract : Borehole thermal energy storage (BTES) is a technology used to store energy between seasons. It could therefore be a solution to the seasonal mismatch between the use and production of (renewable) energy, which can be used to increase energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Comprehensive Review of the Factors Influencing the Environmental Impact of different Species bred in Closed Land-based Recirculating Aquaculture Systems

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för miljö- och klimatvetenskap (CEC)

    Author : Siri Samuelsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Recirculating aquaculture system; renewable electricity; Feed Conversion Ratio; environmental impact; freshwater eutrophication; climate change; land use; cumulative energy use; acidification; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Today the future supply of seafood is threatened due to human activities which, among other things, has led to overfishing. However, more environmental friendly initiatives of producing seafood have emerged, such as Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RASs). READ MORE

  5. 5. Life Cycle Perspective on School Buildings’ Energy Retrofitting

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Maryam Kafashtehrani; [2022]
    Keywords : School; building; LCA; IDA-ICE; energy retrofitting; insulation; ventilation; photovoltaic; PV; GHG;

    Abstract : The building sector contributes substantial energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Energy efficiency is the main driver for the mitigation of climate change. Schools are placed with high energy consumption and GHG emitting. READ MORE