Essays about: "refurbish"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the word refurbish.

  1. 1. Stroller Service System : How to make customer products sustainable within the planetary boundaries - using the case product ‘stroller’, PSS and a Design Thinking approach

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Maskinkonstruktion

    Author : Gustav Thorslund; [2019]
    Keywords : Product Service System; PSS; Circular Economy; Service Design; Sustainability; Planetary Boundaries; Stroller; Design Thinking; Product Development; Wood; b2c; refurbish;

    Abstract : Physical customer products have an environmental impact, such as greenhouse gas emissions, due to the use of virgin resources from cradle-to-grave, especially when the origin of the material is from fossil resources. This thesis aims to create a circular business model, by investigating the product ‘stroller’ and place it in a Product Service System, where the user subscribes to the Stroller Service System. READ MORE

  2. 2. Energy-efficient sports hall with renewable energy production Retrofitting a sports hall in Landskrona

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign

    Author : Mohammed Al-Husinawi; [2018]
    Keywords : Building Integrated Photovoltaics Systems; energy retrofitting; building envelope; Low energy house; sports hall.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In today's society, much energy is used and all energy use (e.g. heat, electricity) affects the environment. Greenhouse gas emissions from energy affect the climate of the earth and increase the natural greenhouse effect. READ MORE

  3. 3. Additive Manufacturing Applications for Wind Turbines

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.); KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.)

    Author : Niklas Wahlström; Oscar Gabrielsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Additive Manufacturing; Wind Power Plant; Rotating Union; Additiv Tillverkning; Vindkraftverk; Roterskarv;

    Abstract : Additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D-printing is an automated manufacturing process in which the component is built layer upon layer from a predefined 3D computer model. In contrast to conventional manufacturing processes where a vast volume of material is wasted due to machining, AM only uses the material that the component consists of. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards a circular economy : A qualitative study on how to communicate refurbished smartphones in the Swedish market

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Sebastian Holmström; Harald Böhlin; [2017]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; It consumption; Sustainability; Refurbish; Refurbishment; Remanufacturing; Smartphones; Smartphone consumption; Consumer behaviour; Circular consumption; communication; second-hand products; sustainable IT consumption; advertisment; Hållbarhet; Cirkulär ekonomi; rekonditionering;

    Abstract : As there are more than 1.4 billion smartphones sold every year in the world and around four million smartphones in Sweden. In recent years there has been a growing concern to move from a linear economic system to a circular economic system. Smartphones and other electronic equipment stand for the largest growing waste streams in the European Union. READ MORE

  5. 5. Designing sustainable innovations : Opportunities for new life cycles within the furniture industry

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för design (DE)

    Author : Zeno Comacchio; [2016]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; Life Cycle Design; Design for Environment; reuse; recovery; disassembly; remanufacturing; system thinking; innovation; sustainability; sustainable development; furniture industry; IKEA;

    Abstract : The Linear Economy cannot any longer be sustained by the eco-system: virgin resources are limited and destined to terminate soon if the contemporary production and consumption model will be maintained. For this reason, in the last few years Circular Economy has become an increasingly discussed topic worldwide. READ MORE