Essays about: "Refurbishment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the word Refurbishment.

  1. 1. Application of an energy sensitivity analysis when refurbishing buildings in Sweden

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

    Author : Gabriela Miti Tsuge Costa; Denise Hermansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sensitivity analysis; Energy performance; Million program project; Refurbishment; IDA ICE; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The European commission have set targets regarding the reduction of emission of greenhouse gases, the improvement of the energy efficiency and the use of renewable resources of energy respectively by 20 % by the year of 2020. Swedish targets are even more ambitious compared to the European Commission that aims to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions by 40 %, improve the energy efficiency by 20 % and make 50 % of the energy be produced from renewable resources. READ MORE

  2. 2. Omprojektering av parkeringsytor : en väg mot multifunktionella gröna ytor

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Linn Carlsson; Daniel Björfors; Jessica Persson; [2019]
    Keywords : förtätning; ekosystemtjänster; dagvatten; parkeringsytor; klimatanpassning; Lomma kommun; hårdgjorda ytor; hållbart stadsbyggande; multifunktionella ytor;

    Abstract : Densification that takes place in both Sweden and the rest of the world can lead to the nature around the cities being protected but can also mean that greenery and good habitats within the cities are lost. In the discussion about densification, the handling of unused surfaces is a factor. READ MORE

  3. 3. Energy performance of built heritage in the subarctic climate zone of northern Sweden : Applying existing standards and methodologies for improving energy efficiency of built heritage

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Petter Vilhelmsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Cultural heritage; cultural value assessment; energy improvement; energy performance; refurbishment measures; Energibesparing; energiprestanda; kulturarv; kulturvärdesbedömning; renoveringsåtgärder;

    Abstract : In Sweden, as well as in Europe, buildings are estimated to consume 40 % of the total energyuse. Moreover, one third of the European building stock consists of buildings with some sort ofdistinguable cultural or historic significance, and it follows logically that a considerablepercentage of Sweden’s and Europe’s total energy is consumed by this category of buildings –historic buildings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Waste prevention of ICT products towards circular economy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Hanna Wadsten; [2018]
    Keywords : ICT products; waste; waste prevention systems; circular economy; municipalities; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is something that drives our society forward, but how we are consuming these products is rather something that harm our environment rather than pushing our society forward. This thesis investigates our unstainable consumption of ICT products and takes a look at waste prevention solutions in order to reach circular economy with a focus on Swedish municipalities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Minimizing disturbances in pipe replacement projects

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Armin Bajramivic; Berwar Kahraman; [2018]
    Keywords : Risk management; Critical success factors; Pipe replacement; Riskhantering; Kritiska framgångsfaktorer; Stambyte;

    Abstract : The market for maintenance of dwellings in the construction industry is only getting more significant due to the time factor. Dwellings are only getting older, and demands for refurbishment are getting more obligatory for tenant-owned cooperatives. READ MORE