Essays about: "construction materials"

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  1. 1. Fire Safety of Facades

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Bogdan-Grigore Branisteanu-Albulescu; [2019]
    Keywords : polystyrene; graphene; façade; pyrolysis; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Façade fires are a big concern due to past incidents and the large number of victims encountered. Vertical flame spread mechanism specific to this type of fires is a complex phenomenon with parameters that are often difficult to be coupled. READ MORE

  2. 2. Structural Change and Income Inequality: evidence from Latin America’s Sectoral Composition (1950 – 2012)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Juan Pablo Julia Ciarelli; [2019]
    Keywords : Structural Change; Income Inequality; Employment; Sectors; Latin America; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Latin America is and has been one of the most unequal regions in the World. Since the end of the Second World War, income inequality has been influenced by the high dependency on exports of agricultural products and raw materials, an early deindustrialization and the rise of low productivity service sectors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate Neutral Management : Implement Circular Economy in the Construction Industry

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Science, Mathematics and Engineering Education Research (SMEER)

    Author : Linnéa Weinesson; [2019]
    Keywords : Circular economy; Project management; Construction industry; Waste management; 3R concept; Cirkulär ekonomi; Projektledning; Byggbranschen; Avfallshantering; 3R koncept;

    Abstract : The construction industry releases a great amount of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere, uses loads of resources and generates a lot of waste. These actions are not sustainable, and the industry has therefore created a roadmap of how to become climate neutral until 2045. READ MORE

  4. 4. The climate impact of different building systems : A study regarding materials in residential buildings and their environmental impact

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper

    Author : Maria Darle; Saga Lindqvist; Bezawit Tsegai; [2019]
    Keywords : Building system; LCA; construction phase; CO2-equivalent emissions; multi-family houses;

    Abstract : This report was done on behalf of Uppsala municipality with the aim to investigate how much the CO2-equivalent emissions differ between different building systems during the construction phase, considering the different choice of material used in the frames. Several multi-family houses with different building systems were therefore studied and compared by using previous LCA from collected climate reports regarding each construction project. READ MORE

  5. 5. Automated climate calculations and 3D value-based visualizations : An Integration of BIM and LCA

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : José Arturo Leon Perlasca; [2019]
    Keywords : Building Information Modelling BIM ; Life Cycle Assessment LCA ; Data Visualization; Carbon footprint; Automated climate calculations; Building Information Modeling BIM ; livcykel analys LCA ; datavisualisering; koldioxidavtryck; automatiserad klimatberäkningar;

    Abstract : The Swedish Government has set a goal to reach net zero emissions of greenhouse gases by 2045, which together with the commissioning to the Swedish Housing Agency to prepare requirements for a climate declaration that shall reduce the climate impact from buildings, has enforce the AEC industry to provide solutions that help reach these targets. The introduction of the integration of BIM technologies, together with the LCA methodology has been suggested as a key solution to solve this problem. READ MORE