Essays about: "sustainable buildings"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 245 essays containing the words sustainable buildings.

  1. 1. The place of meaningfulness: A study about how tourism affects the residents’ place attachment in Mirissa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Helena Sjöberg; Caroline Påhlsson; [2019-10-23]
    Keywords : Place attachment; Tourism; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to contribute to a deeper understanding of the local residents’ perceptions of the tourism in Mirissa, Sri Lanka, and how their place attachment is affected by changes related to tourism. In order to fulfil the purpose, two research questions are answered. READ MORE

  2. 2. Load Identification from Aggregated Data using Generative Modeling

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

    Author : Tanay Rastogi; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In the view of an exponential increase in demand for energy, there is a need to come up with a sustainable energy consumption system in residential buildings. Several pieces of research show that this can be achieved by providing real-time energy consumption feedback of each appliance to its residents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gottsunda culturehouse

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Nastaran Ravadgar; [2019]
    Keywords : Culturehouse; Gottsunda; Uppsala; Kulturhus;

    Abstract : The purpose of this project was to design a Culturehouse in Gottsunda Uppsala.The new culturehouse in Gottsunda started from a form bearing function concept. It is situated in the heart of Gottsunda centrum Uppsala regioen, where all the public communications and locals meet. READ MORE

  4. 4. Experimental investigation of ventilation performance of corner placed stratum ventilation in an office environment

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Energisystem och byggnadsteknik

    Author : Gasper Choonya; [2019]
    Keywords : Stratum ventilation; local air change index; air change efficiency; ventilation effectiveness; draught rate; percentage dissatisfied; heat removal effectiveness;

    Abstract : Energy use in buildings account for about one third of the total global energy supply and contributes as much as 30% of the anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. It is estimated that energy use in buildings will increase to 67% by 2030. READ MORE

  5. 5. Automated climate calculations and 3D value-based visualizations : An Integration of BIM and LCA

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : José Arturo Leon Perlasca; [2019]
    Keywords : Building Information Modelling BIM ; Life Cycle Assessment LCA ; Data Visualization; Carbon footprint; Automated climate calculations; Building Information Modeling BIM ; livcykel analys LCA ; datavisualisering; koldioxidavtryck; automatiserad klimatberäkningar;

    Abstract : The Swedish Government has set a goal to reach net zero emissions of greenhouse gases by 2045, which together with the commissioning to the Swedish Housing Agency to prepare requirements for a climate declaration that shall reduce the climate impact from buildings, has enforce the AEC industry to provide solutions that help reach these targets. The introduction of the integration of BIM technologies, together with the LCA methodology has been suggested as a key solution to solve this problem. READ MORE