Essays about: "construction industry"

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  1. 1. Innovation Adoption for Eco Materials in the Construction Industry in Sweden: How Three Players Can Actively Foster the Adoption Process - A Case Study on the Material Hempcrete with the Company House of Hemp

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Anna Marija Jefimova; Sophia Tafertshofer; [2021-07-06]
    Keywords : Swedish construction industry; innovation adoption; hempcrete; eco material;

    Abstract : The construction industry is currently experiencing environmental problems associated withgreenhouse gas emissions, in particular due to the extensive use of unsustainable materials. Inthis regard, the industry is in need of alternative solutions, one of which is the introduction ofinnovative green materials. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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 : MSc in Marketing and Consumption.... 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. Clothes Make the (Wo)man: A Qualitative Study on the Construction and Expression of a Green Identity through Second-Hand Clothing

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Julia Deutschen; Gloria Moll; [2021]
    Keywords : Identity Construction; Green Identity; Sustainability; Second-Hand Clothing; Sustainable Fashion Alternatives; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Thesis Purpose: This study aims to deepen the understanding of green identity construction and expression among female Gen Z consumers in relation to second-hand clothing. Theoretical Perspective: By applying a sociological and a consumer perspective, identity construction and sustainability act as two research domains in which this study is positioned. READ MORE