Essays about: "life cycle assessment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 317 essays containing the words life cycle assessment.

  1. 1. Environmental impact of a led fitting : A conducted life cycle analysis on a led fitting

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Logistik och verksamhetsledning; Jönköping University/JTH, Logistik och verksamhetsledning

    Author : Mika Fröjd; Evelina Skårhammar; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Environmental impact; LCA; led fitting; Life cycle; use phase; end of life phase; transportation; Carbon dioxide equivalent CO2e ;

    Abstract : Purpose –The purpose of this research is to increase knowledge about how a led fitting impacts the environment. To be able to fulfil the purpose, it has been broken down into four research questions: • RQ1: What is the environmental impact during transportation? • RQ2: What is the environmental impact during the use phase? • RQ3: What is the environmental impact during the end of life phase? • RQ4: How can the environmental impact be decreased? Method: The authors worked abductive in the relation between theories and empirical data. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessment of the environmental impacts, energy performance and economic aspects of various construction materials

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

    Author : Mohsen Bayat Pour; Mohammed Labib Elsayed; [2020]
    Keywords : Bio-based Materials; Fossil-based Materials; Building Performance Simulations; Energy analysis; Environmental impact categories; Life cycle assessment LCA ; Economic analysis; Life cycle costing LCC ; Global warming potential; Climate change; Future climate analysis; Timber structure; Concrete structure; Insulation; HVAC systems; Heating demand; Cooling demand; Energy use; Hygrothermal analysis; Moisture; Thermal envelope; Thermal comfort; Indoor environmental quality; Actual case studies; Iterative workflow; Weather files; Parametric study; Reliability; Single-point rate SPR .; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Increasing CO₂ emission is considered as the main reason for global warming in the world. One of the reasons for producing CO₂ is using of fossil-based materials in the construction projects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Value and sustainability design concept assessment using Discrete Event Simulation : A case in the road constructor sector

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Natalie Kauppi; [2020]
    Keywords : Value-driven design; life cycle performances; sustainability profile; Net Present Value; Discrete event simulation; Värdedriven design; livscykelprestanda; hållbarhetsprofil; Net Present Value; Diskret händelsesimulering;

    Abstract : This master thesis has been performed in association with Blekinge Institute of Technology and in collaboration with the company Dynapac Compaction Equipment AB. The thesis aims to investigate how Discrete Event Simulation (DES) can be used for value and sustainability design concept assessments in early design stages. READ MORE

  4. 4. Life cycle assessment of a plus-energy house

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Tim Lohse; [2020]
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    Abstract : Purpose: This study analyses the environmental impacts of a plus-energy house. Such buildings produce more energy in their use-phase than they consume, by generating energy with photovoltaic cells and saving energy via extensive insulation. The entire life cycle of the building is investigated form cradle to grave. READ MORE

  5. 5. The environmental impact of introducing a potato protein for human consumption in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Malou Tromp; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; food loss; plant-based; genome-editing; potato protein; Life Cycle Assessment;

    Abstract : In this study, a Consequential Life Cycle Assessment (CLCA) was conducted on the introduction of a potato protein for human consumption in Sweden. The assessed environmental impact cathegories in the CLCA were the categories global warming potential, eutrophication and land use. READ MORE