Essays about: "Refurbishment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 essays containing the word Refurbishment.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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