Search for dissertations about: "Building Barriers"

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  1. 1. Managing information to unblock supplier-led innovation in construction : barriers to client decision-making on industrialized building in Sweden

    Author : Susanne Engström; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Träbyggnad; Timber Structures;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to further the understanding of the role of the construction client as a decision-maker on supplier-led innovation. The analysis targets the ability of Swedish professional building clients to manage information about innovations extending beyond their current frames of reference. READ MORE

  2. 2. Building-related renewable electricity production with storage and energy-efficient buildings : Exploring barriers, drivers and quality assurance

    Author : Anna-Lena Lane; Mathias Cehlin; Thomas Olofsson; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Energy efficiency gap; energy performance gap; ByggaE; battery storage; barriers; drivers; Non-energy benefits NEB; questionnaire; quality assurance; PV; energieffektivisering; energieffektiva byggnader; kvalitetssäkring; byggprocessen; ByggaE; solel; batterilager; hinder; drivkrafter; enkätstudie; Hållbar stadsutveckling; Sustainable Urban Development;

    Abstract : There is a need to reduce unsustainable use of fossil fuels. Increased usage of renewable energy by combined use of photovoltaic solar panels (PV) with battery storage is one way. Another way is to increase awareness of energy usage and reduce the energy performance gap by building energy-efficient buildings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Industrialised house building : fundamental change or business as usual?

    Author : Carina Unger; Örjan Wikforss; Graham M Winch; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industrialised house building; organisational change; organisational competence; embedded knowledge and action; Industrial engineering and economy; Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract : Criticism concerning quality deficiencies and high production costs for housing has made many construction companies make efforts to improve performance, inspired by ideas from the manufacturing industry and in particular the car industry. This is often referred to as industrialised building. READ MORE

  4. 4. Collaborative Product Development : a Purchasing Strategy for Small Industrialized House-building Companies

    Author : Jarkko Erikshammar; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Träbyggnad; Timber Structures;

    Abstract : Purchasing, is an important part of the production process in industrialized house-building. Uncoordinated purchasing is one of the causes for low productivity increase within the sector. Traditional purchasing strategies, used by large construction companies, may not be applicable to small and medium-sized companies. READ MORE

  5. 5. The transition of industrialised house-building towards improved production control

    Author : Martin Lennartsson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Träbyggnad; Timber Structures;

    Abstract : Production control is the coordination of supply chain and production activities within manufacturing systems to achieve specific delivery flexibility and delivery reliability with a minimum of cost. Swedish industrialised house-building is a part of housing construction, employing an engineer-to-order production strategy, meaning that products (buildings) are engineered (designed) and produced to order. READ MORE