Essays about: "Refurbishment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 essays containing the word Refurbishment.

  1. 1. Demolish or Refurbish an Existing Building? : A bachelor thesis on the climate impact of different methods of renewing a building

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Desirée Lennermark; Victoria Bjellerup; Lisa Bäckström; Lisen Wedman; [2020]
    Keywords : Building; Demolish; Refurbish; renovation; Environmental impacts; Embodied carbon; Energy use; LCA; Life cycle assessment;

    Abstract : The purpose of this bachelor thesis is to evaluate different alternatives of renewal regarding an already existing building. The case study building is located in the Ulleråker area in Uppsala, Sweden and is an old mental hospital building from the 1950’s which Uppsala Municipality wishes to restore as part of a bigger investment in the neighborhood. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate Change Mitigation Measures of Load-Bearing Structure - A comparison of alternative structural designs using Life Cycle Assessment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Konstruktionsteknik

    Author : Mirass Jalil; [2020]
    Keywords : Life Cycle Assessment; LCA; Load-Bearing Structure; Livscykelanalys; Byggnadsstomme; stomalternativ; structural engineering; span length; cross-section depth; precast concrete slab; in-situ concrete slab.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : I mars 2015 nådde den globalt genomsnittliga koldioxidhalten 400 ppm för första gången på tre miljoner år. Därför satte den svenska regeringen, år 2017, upp målet att Sverige ska vara klimatneutralt år 2045. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pointing in circles is not a way to circular economy : Barriers to a circular use of ICT products from a user organisation’s perspective

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Catja Carlson; Sara Österberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Circular economy; Sustainability; ICT products; Circular electronics; Reuse; Refurbishment; Barriers to circular economy; Management; Cirkulär ekonomi; Hållbarhet; ICT-produkter; Cirkulär elektronik; Återanvändning; Rekonditionering; Barriärer för en cirkulär ekonomi; Ledning;

    Abstract : The circular economy, in which products, materials and resources circle back into the system rather than ending up as waste, offers the possibility to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation. For the sector of information and communication technologies (ICT), where the products contain a wide range of critical raw materials and have a large environmental impact during their manufacturing phase, a shift from today’s linear consumption is especially important. READ MORE

  4. 4. Off-grid Solar Products Going Circular: Exploring the potential for repair, refurbishment and remanufacturing strategies and business models for Solar Home Systems and Solar Lanterns in India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Lucyl Staub; [2019]
    Keywords : circular economy; business model; circular strategy; off-grid; photovoltaics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Off-grid solar products play an essential role in increasing and improving rural energy access, thereby reducing poverty and mitigating climate change. Experiencing fast market growth in Central and Southern Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, off-grid solar products will represent 50% of the newly established electricity connections in the world between 2017 and 2030. READ MORE

  5. 5. Landskapets lekvärden : Harald Aronssons park då, nu och i framtiden

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

    Author : Lisa Jonsén-Skanebo; [2019]
    Keywords : leklandskap; lek; Rosta; Harald Aronssons park; Örebro;

    Abstract : Världshälsoorganisationen (WHO) rekommenderar att barn utövar någon form av fysisk rörelse minst 60 minuter per dag. Fysisk inaktivitet är ett växande samhällsproblem, barn rör på sig allt mindre i vardagen och aktivitetsnivåerna tenderar att ytterligare försämras under helgerna. READ MORE