Essays about: "Life cycle Cost-Benefit Analysis"

Found 5 essays containing the words Life cycle Cost-Benefit Analysis.

  1. 1. Re-thinking green roof design : The prospect of a carbon sink structure investigated through a life cycle cost-benefit analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Aziliz Le Rouzo; [2020]
    Keywords : Carbon Footprint; Green Roof Design; Carbon Sink; Cost-Effectiveness; Life cycle Cost-Benefit Analysis; Green Roofs; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Green Roofs (GRs) have been used worldwide as a solution for greening cities, while providing useful services to society such as storm water management, improved air quality, energy savings, and increased biodiversity, to name a few. However, the environmental impact of their structure has been understudied, and more importantly, the carbon cost related to the use of materials that have a high carbon footprint has received little to no attention. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluating the economic feasibility of the Passive House in China

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Jiaying Chen; [2020]
    Keywords : Passive House; economic feasibility; cost benefit analysis; Passivhus; ekonomisk genomförbarhet; kostnadsnyttoanalys;

    Abstract : The Passive House as a type of energy-efficient and cost-efficiency housing, has been implemented widely around the world, and made great contribution to energy saving and environment protection. Although the Passive House requires higher investment in early stage compared to conventional houses, it has many benefits including improving indoor climate and saving energy consumption. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vidareutveckling av metod för bedömning av miljöpåverkan i samhällsekonomiska analyser vid investeringar i det svenska elstamnätet

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Elinda Andersson; [2016]
    Keywords : miljöpåverkansbedömning; livscykelanalys; stamnät; elnät; ekonomisk värdering; Svenska kraftnät;

    Abstract : Svenska kraftnät, which is the authority responsible for the Swedish national grid, performs cost-benefit analysis (CBA) to assess which of different investment projects that are of greatest benefit to society. The environmental impacts are also estimated during this analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Possibility of Integrated Product Service Engineering for a Swedish Utility Supplier toward Economic and Environmental Sustainability

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik

    Author : Akram Fakhri; [2011]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The energy demand of today, with increasing population and the price of fossil fuels in one hand and consequent environmental issues such as climate change and global warming on the other hand, has resulted in global consideration concerning increasing energy efficiency in distribution network. Integrated product/service engineering (IPSE) has been frequently applied to propose integrated product/service offering at different physical product manufacturing companies. READ MORE

  5. 5. The financial benefits of building ?green? An analysis of New York City high performance law

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Alessandro Pereira Sanches; [2004]
    Keywords : Environmental design; design strategies; Int. No. 324; financial benefits; Leadership on Energy and Environmental Design; LEED; high performance buildings; New York City; Environmental studies; Miljöstudier; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In New York City, in the United States as a whole, and in the rest of the world, there are many projects with high performance features and environmental ambitions already completed or being built. Unfortunately, few projects are consistently followed-up and evaluated, which means that valuable information is lost. READ MORE