Essays about: "LCA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 307 essays containing the word LCA.

  1. 1. Cradle-to-Gate LCA of Water Treatment Alternatives : A case study performed for Norrvatten’s future waterwork expansion

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Siddharth Selvarajan; [2021]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment; Water purification method; Potable water production; Microbiological barrier; Activated carbon; Sludge separation; Livscykelbedömning; Vattenreningsmetod; Produktion av dricksvatten; Mikrobiologisk barriär; Aktivt kol; Slamavskiljnin;

    Abstract : Norrvatten is a municipal association which owns a water treatment plant capable of supplying good quality drinking water to the consumers in the associated neighbouring municipalities. After preliminary investigations for the future year of 2050, there were estimates which suggest a potential water quality degradation in the lake which supplies the raw water for treatment due to uncertain future climatic conditions and other forms of pollutions from the surrounding. READ MORE

  2. 2. An early-stage energetic and environmental analysis for the new district of Jakobsgårdarna in Borlänge, Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Energiteknik

    Author : Filippo Pellegrino; [2020]
    Keywords : Building; District; Energy; Demand; LCA;

    Abstract : To achieve the aim of low carbon cities and zero energy districts, it is important to adapt the efficient technologies while maintaining the thermal comfort and sustainable environment. The new challenge in design and building new districts lies in a sustainable and smart way to minimize energy consumption and thus carbon emission. READ MORE

  3. 3. Do feed-in tariffs promote environmental efficiency among wind farms? : a two-stage LCA + DEA efficiency case study on 75 Danish wind farms

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Gustav Berglöf; [2020]
    Keywords : DEA; efficiency; environmental efficiency; feed-in tariff; operational efficiency; renewable energy; subsidy; wind power;

    Abstract : It is generally known that wind power has an offsetting effect on emissions by crowding out fossil dependent energy sources. What has not been studied to any further extent is the variability in environmental impacts caused by wind turbine erection and manufacturing. Also, it is not known how economic incentives could affect these impacts. READ MORE

  4. 4. LCA Based Water Footprint Assessment for a White Shirt

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Raveena Muthukumar; [2020]
    Keywords : Water footprint; water scarcity indicator; LCA; organic cotton; reuse of shirt;

    Abstract : The white shirt is widely chosen attire by the people for its comfort and aesthetics. With rising population growth and demand for clothing, the production of white cotton shirts will be increased. The production of the white cotton shirt has various environmental impacts and also leads to water scarcity issues. READ MORE

  5. 5. Strategic Assessment of Drinking Water Production Systems Environmental impacts from a Life cycle perspective : A case study of Norrvatten future drinking water production alternatives

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Rahul Aggarwal; [2020]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment LCA ; Drinking water treatment; Environmental impacts; Sustainability; Global warming; Nanofiltration; Conventional water treatment; Ultrafiltration; Expansion alternatives; Water Quality; Water treatment plant; Environmental optimization; Drinking water quality;

    Abstract : Climate change is a global challenge that requires proactive action from municipalities, companies, and other organizations to prioritize sustainability in their daily operations. In the past few decades, life cycle assessment (LCA) approach has been successfully applied for environmental assessments in the drinking water sector. READ MORE