Essays about: "carbon neutral buildings"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the words carbon neutral buildings.

  1. 1. Energy renovation packages for the decarbonisation of Swedish multifamily buildings

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

    Author : Bhavik Daya; Hugh Nolan; [2022]
    Keywords : Decarbonisation; Renovation; Multi-family homes; Life Cycle Assessment; Life Cycle Costing; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Sweden and Europe aim to be carbon neutral by 2045 and 2050 respectively. Upgrading the existing building stock has been identified as having great potential in assisting to realise these goals. READ MORE

  2. 2. Parametric study of energy retrofit options for a historical building

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Energisystem och byggnadsteknik

    Author : Khaled El Tayara; [2022]
    Keywords : Energy Retrofitting; Building Performance; Thermal Comfort; Shading; Building Orientation; Location; Low-E films; Solar Gains;

    Abstract : Retrofitting measures in old buildings aimed at reducing energy consumption has become a widespread subject and an urgent matter to counteract the effects of climate change and GHGs emissions. The globe has reaffirmed its agreement taken in COP21 to reduce emissions in COP26. READ MORE

  3. 3. Decarbonisation potential of multi-family Swedish Homes

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

    Author : Hanxiao Qi; [2022]
    Keywords : Building Energy; OpenStreetMap; EPCs; BETSI; Machine Learning; Automated process; carbon neutral buildings; net zero energy; decarbonisation.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Global warming is mainly caused by greenhouse gas emissions. The building sector is responsible for a significant share of energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. Most of the existing buildings in Europe were built before 2001 and the vast majority will remain in place after 2050 when EU aims to achieve climate neutrality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Climate-neutral buildings – Impact of existing definitions on building design

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

    Author : Nishat Tasnia Aive; Roberts Razna; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate neutrality; Climate-neutral buildings; Climate impact; Climate compensation measures; Climate-neutral certifications; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Climate change poses one of the most substantial threats to humanity today global greenhouse gas emissions are not reduced drastically in the near future, it can lead to severe consequences worldwide. To address this issue, global and national goals have been developed which aim to foster climate-neutral societies and industries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Investigating the possibility of Jakobsgårdarna district in Borlänge, Sweden becoming a Positive Energy District (PED)

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    Author : Rayan El Sawalhi; [2022]
    Keywords : Positive Energy District PED ; Building energy Modeling; IDA ICE; urban scale; district heating; heat pumps; photovoltaic panels; energy demands; energy production;

    Abstract : Climate change is a global phenomenon that strongly affect cities and urban areas. Due to the intensive industrial activities and global population growth leading to more fossil energy demands for the last century, the global warming effect appeared to have been significantly exacerbated. READ MORE