Essays about: "LCA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 259 essays containing the word LCA.

  1. 1. A Study on Life Cycle Assessment-based Tool for the Early Stage of Building Design

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Nazila Ravan; [2019]
    Keywords : Architects; architectural design; buildings; carbon footprint; life cycle assessment; sustainability; tool;

    Abstract : The responsibility of the building sector to diminish the harmful environmental impacts, locally and globally, has been extensively considered. Thus, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in building and construction practices has been widely implemented. READ MORE

  2. 2. Progressive retinal atrophy in cats

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Aida Wolf; [2019]
    Keywords : Progressive retinal atrophy; retinal degeneration; cat; feline;

    Abstract : Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) is an umbrella term used to describe a variety of inherited retinopathies observed in multiple species. This literature study focuses on PRA observed in five different cat breeds: Abyssinian, Siamese, Persian, Bengal and African black-footed cat. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. CO2 savings of selling food surplus in plastic trays compared to incineration and anaerobic digestion in Sweden. : With an application at KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Viktoria Rodopoulou; [2019]
    Keywords : waste management; food surplus; energy savings; waste to energy technologies; life cycle assessment;

    Abstract : Food waste has become a global environmental concern in recent years with food waste prevention being the optimal solution. In Sweden, initiatives to reduce food waste, focus on re-using methods like selling or donating food. The purpose of this study is to analyze the environmental savings, in terms of CO2 eq. READ MORE

  5. 5. Wool Production, Systematic review of Life Cycle Assessment studies

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Caroline Alexandra Devaux; [2019]
    Keywords : Life cycle analysis; LCA; wool; systematic review;

    Abstract : Wool is often being marketed as sustainable. However, when looking at LCA studies, results can be significantly different from one study to another and wool sometimes shows higher impacts than other fabrics. READ MORE