Essays about: "need construction"

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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. Investigating catchwork water-meadows as a social-ecological conservation opportunity with focus on Jämtland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : John Lind; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Archaeology; Wetlands; Meadows; Jämtland; GIS;

    Abstract : Wetlands are crucial for respecting the planetary boundaries and reaching the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, but wetland areas in Sweden has decreased significantly. The need for restoration, stronger protection, and land-sharing opportunities requires exploration of the subsistence practices involving wetlands in the past. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pre-renovation considerations for a Swedish single-family house : Analysis of energy saving potential

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Energisystem och byggnadsteknik

    Author : Meghdeepa Choudhury; [2021]
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    Abstract : According to United Nations 7th sustainable development goal, increased use of fossil fuels in energy accounts for around 60 percent of total global greenhouse gas emissions and in order to debacle this crisis of global warming, the European Union aimed to reduce energy use by 32.5 % within 2030 by improving energy efficiency. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Concrete in vertical slipforms : A process for determining a suitable concrete composition

    University essay from KTH/Betongbyggnad

    Author : Ellen Gegerfelt; Alva Hasselqvist; [2021]
    Keywords : Slipforming; fresh concrete; workability; consistency; alternative binders; slipform rate; lifting cracks; delamination; lump formation; Glidformsgjutning; färsk betong; arbetbarhet; konsistens; alternativa bindemedel; glidformshastighet; lyftsprickor; delaminering; klumpbildning;

    Abstract : In the construction industry of today, many projects are getting bigger, higher and more complicated than ever before. The most important material in these projects is concrete and the process of casting has developed a lot during the last century. READ MORE