Essays about: "passive housing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the words passive housing.

  1. 1. The Kiruna town move : Unearthing the possibilities for full-scale fire tests

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Byggkonstruktion och brand; Luleå tekniska universitet/Byggkonstruktion och brand

    Author : Henrik Pettersson; Adam Thörn; [2021]
    Keywords : Full-scale fire tests; Kiruna town move; SFPE roadmap; Fire tests; Kiruna s housing-stock; Fullskaliga brandförsök; Kiruna stadsflytt; Brandförsök; Kirunas Byggnadsbestånd;

    Abstract : The work with this thesis started during the last semester at the Fire Protection Engineering program at Luleå University of Technology. Kiruna has relied on the iron ore resources of Luossavaara and Kiirunavaara since the creation of the town. The iron ore stretches underneath the current city center. READ MORE

  2. 2. Living Together With Nature

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Linda Östrand; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Housing; Cultivation; Food production; Passive Solar Design; Byggemenskap; Ecovillage; Community;

    Abstract : In a development area of Trollbäcken, a suburb half an hour south of central Stockholm, I have created a sustainable housing project in the form of a byggemenskap/baugemeinschaften with a focus on sustainability. With the help of friends and family members and their wishes for a future home as basis for my programme, I investigated what sustainable housing could be with a special interest in the relationship between material and immaterial sustainability, between the buildings and the community that inhabits and maintains them, aiming to create a built environment that supports the sustainable lifestyles of the residents. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Study on the Effectiveness of Passive Solar Housing in Ladakh

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Leo Björkman; Rita Nordström; [2020]
    Keywords : Energy; Ladakh; Passive Solar Technology; Trombe Wall; Numerical Modelling;

    Abstract : Energy use in buildings account for 32% of total global final energy consumption, and consequently, a large portion of energy - related greenhouse gas emissions. Passive Solar Designs are sustainable building techniques that use solar energy to heat or coo l living spaces without the aid of mechanical or electrical devices. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Study in Solar Housing Technology: The Impact of Trombe Walls in Ladakh

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Sebastian Arora-Jonsson; [2020]
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    Abstract : The aim of this bachelor’s thesis is to examine the effect of installing a Trombe Wall in houses in Ladakh, India, and to evaluate its impacts for energy-saving, improvement in life quality, and its financial viability. Trombe Walls are a passive solar technology that use a dark wall with a glass covering to slowly heat living spaces by storing solar energy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluating the economic feasibility of the Passive House in China

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Jiaying Chen; [2020]
    Keywords : Passive House; economic feasibility; cost benefit analysis; Passivhus; ekonomisk genomförbarhet; kostnadsnyttoanalys;

    Abstract : The Passive House as a type of energy-efficient and cost-efficiency housing, has been implemented widely around the world, and made great contribution to energy saving and environment protection. Although the Passive House requires higher investment in early stage compared to conventional houses, it has many benefits including improving indoor climate and saving energy consumption. READ MORE