Essays about: "environmental product declaration"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words environmental product declaration.

  1. 1. Ecolabelling as a means for encouraging sustainable lifestyles? : a case of the Nordic Swan Ecolabel in Sweden through a paradox perspective

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Lotta Karlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Consumers; Ecolabel; Paradox perspective; Sustainability communication; Sustainable consumption; Sustainable lifestyles;

    Abstract : Humans’ rapidly growing consumption of natural resources have caused severe damage on the planet which has led to climate change and deranged ecosystems. When looking at actions taken for establishing sustainable consumption of natural resources, ecolabelling is a possible matter to look closer into. READ MORE

  2. 2. Life Cycle Assessment of Civil Engineering Works : And Application of European Standards on the Mälar Project

    University essay from KTH/Materialvetenskap

    Author : Malin Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment; life cycle inventory; civil engineering works; sustainability assessment; environmental product declaration; sustainable development goals; global warming; construction products; construction materials; concrete; steel; CEEQUAL; standardisation;

    Abstract : In this thesis, a framework is constructed for a life cycle assessment within a civilengineering project. There are various methods available on how to conduct lifecycle assessments and this thesis explores one method related to civil engineeringworks. READ MORE

  3. 3. Life cycle analysis as a tool for CO2 mitigation in the building sector

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för tillämpad fysik och elektronik

    Author : Ida Östling; [2018]
    Keywords : LCA; Global Warming; Building sector; EPD; LCA software; One Click LCA; e-tool; BM; Paris Agreemant;

    Abstract : After the Paris agreement 2015 the Energy Commission in Sweden proposed a goal for Sweden of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045. The focus in this report has been on how buildings in Sweden could reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Integrated Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) to Building Information Modelling (BIM)

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Firat Can Köseci; [2018]
    Keywords : Building Information Modelling BIM ; Life Cycle Assessment LCA ; Interoperability; Building Information Modelling BIM ; Livscykelanalys LCA ; Interoperabilitet;

    Abstract : Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) are at the core of construction projects. LCA is one of the key elements of sustainability in the construction projects and an improved LCA process can be achieved through the adoption of BIM. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessment of water footprint for civil construction projects

    University essay from

    Author : Katarina Wärmark; [2015]
    Keywords : Water Footprint; Water Footprint Network; Life Cycle Analysis; Civil Construction; CEEQUAL; Water Consumption; Water Use; Vattenavtryck; Vattenfotavtryck; Water Footprint Network; Livscykelanalys; Anläggning; CEEQUAL; Vattenanvändning; Vattenkonsumtion;

    Abstract : Water is an irreplaceable resource and the strain on it is getting tougher. Around 40 per cent of the water withdrawn in Europe is for industrial use. With a growing population and an increased demand for food and energy per capita, the demand and pressure on our water resources will increase. READ MORE