Search for dissertations about: "ACES"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word ACES.

  1. 1. Promotion of sustainable renovation in the built environment : An early stage techno-economic approach

    Author : Navid Gohardani; Folke Björk; Bo-Göran Hellers; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Refurbishment; retrofitting; renovation; energy consumption; Vacuum Insulation Panels; ACES;

    Abstract : According to the Swedish Government's set targets for energy use and environmental quality imposed by the European Union, the total energy per heated unit area in residential and commercial buildings will have to be decreased by 20% in 2020 and 50% by 2050 in relation to the annual consumption of 1995. The building sector should additionally be completely independent of fossil fuels for energy usage, with the increasing sector of renewable energy continuously growing until 2020. READ MORE

  2. 2. Measurement and control of oxygen fugacity by means of gaseous oxygen buffers

    Author : Sven Berglund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Fundamental and practical aspects of oxygen buffering are reviewed, with particular reference to the gaseous oxygen buffer as a tool in elevated temperature oxide chemistry. An oxygen buffer capacity concept and a classification scheme for oxygen buffers are proposed; their application is demonstrated. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Approach Towards Sustainable Building

    Author : Navid Gohardani; Folke Björk; Kjartan Gudmundsson; Göran Lindahl; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sustainability; Built environment; Sustainable renovation; High-efficient insulation materials; Sweden Green Building Council; Vacuum Insulation Panels VIP ; Decision making; GreenBuilding; Early stage; Stakeholders; A Concept for promotion of sustainable retrofitting and renovation in Early Stages ACES ; Early Stage Primary Energy Estimation Tool ESPEET ;

    Abstract : The motivation for development of energy efficiency and implementation of novel advanced materials applied in buildings can be traced to increasing energy costs in conjunction with an enhanced environmental awareness among people. This doctoral dissertation presents contributions towards sustainable building, where factors such as building technology, energy efficiency in buildings, workers' health issues during construction measures, and certain economic considerations for renovation of buildings have been considered. READ MORE

  4. 4. Measuring Pregnancy Planning and the Effect of Childhood Abuse on Reproductive Health

    Author : Jennifer Drevin; Mats G. Hansson; Susanne Georgsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : pregnancy planning; unplanned pregnancy; childhood abuse; adverse childhood experiences; reproductive health; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : The London Measure of Unplanned Pregnancy (LMUP) and the Swedish Pregnancy Planning Scale (SPPS) are two measurements of pregnancy planning. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and childhood abuse are stressful events that have been suggested to have both short- and long-term effects. READ MORE