Essays about: "building refurbishment LCA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words building refurbishment LCA.

  1. 1. Climate impact of energy retrofitting measures : An analysis of energy and carbon payback times for replacing windows

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Energisystem och byggnadsteknik

    Author : Mari Rosenkvist; [2022]
    Keywords : energy payback time; carbon payback time; building refurbishment LCA;

    Abstract : The European Commission has proposed a “renovation wave” to increase energy efficiency in buildings. Retrofitting can decrease operational energy usage but requires material production. READ MORE

  2. 2. Circular economy in the Swedish building sector: Investigating options for old windows

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

    Author : Amra Lukac; Tarik Ljajic; [2021]
    Keywords : Circular economy; reuse; recycle; windows; LCA; LCC; embodied energy; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The construction industry is expected to generate 2.2 billion tons of waste by the year 2025 and was responsible for 39 % of GHG emissions generated by the building processes and energy consumption, in 2017. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Environmental and cost-effective refurbishment of million program building, integrating daylight and architectural design

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Energi och byggnadsdesign

    Author : Aija Baumane; Lowe Dahlin; [2017]
    Keywords : Cost-effective renovation measures; energy reduction; renovation; million program building; LCA; LCC; Co-benefits; daylight; architectural design; shading.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Sweden’s substantial building stock from the million programs is in need of renovations. These residential buildings were built without major attention to energy demand or architectural aesthetics. Until now, property owners have hesitated to carry out energy renovations due to the investment cost. READ MORE