Essays about: "circular construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 essays containing the words circular construction.

  1. 1. The different roles of a brand for purchasing reused materials in B2B

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Lisa Jodlovsky; Hanadi Secerovic; [2021-07-02]
    Keywords : Brands; business-to-business B2B ; circular economy; purchasing; reused materials; circular branding; construction industry;

    Abstract : There is a growing trend of circular economy within the B2B sector and limited research has been conducted regarding the role of the brand in this setting. This paper focuses on purchasing experiences of reused materials in the construction industry. READ MORE

  2. 2. Life Cycle Assessment of Circular Kitchen : A Case study at Chainable

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Keteki Anand; [2021]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment; Circular Economy; kitchens-as-a-service; kitchen;

    Abstract : The building sector is resource intensive and contributes significantly to Climate change. In recent times, many initiatives are being undertaken to make today’s situation better. Among them, the Circular economy has become an attractive topic for implementation of sustainability in various sectors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Opportunities and Challenges for a Contractor in a Change Towards a Circular Economy

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Jessica Gottmarsson; Sandra Valdani; [2021]
    Keywords : circular economy; organizational change; circular construction; motivational factors; cirkulär ekonomi; organisationsförändring; cirkulärt byggande; motivationsfaktorer;

    Abstract : Few have missed out on the fact that the world's carbon dioxide emissions need to be reduced, and the need to switch to a circular economy in order to save earth’s resources is increasingly discussed. In Sweden, the construction sector accounts for more than a third of all generated waste and almost a quarter of all hazardous waste. READ MORE

  4. 4. Developing a grading tool for sustainable design of structural systems in buildings

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik

    Author : Andres Oswaldo Zabala Mejia; [2021]
    Keywords : Construction; Design for Deconstruction; Design for Adaptability; Material efficiency; Structural Design; Sustainability.;

    Abstract : Construction is known for consuming large quantities of raw materials and high amounts of energy. In 2018, the construction industry was responsible for 6% of global energy consumption, 11% of global CO2 emissions, and approximately 36% of the total waste in the European Union. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluation of the test procedure for a Rubber Balloon Soil Densitometer

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

    Author : Mohammad Minhajur Ahmed; [2021]
    Keywords : Rubber Balloon Soil Densitometer; compacted soil; density; volumetric measurement; artificial pits.;

    Abstract : A Rubber Balloon Soil Densitometer is one of the essential apparatuses in Geotechnical Engineering to measure the in-place volume of compacted soil to calculate the soil density. In 2019, some renowned institutions and organizations, Vattenfall, Luleå University of Technology, Uppsala University, Lund University, and HydroResearch AB, were involved in a research project. READ MORE