Search for dissertations about: "Eco-Labels"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the word Eco-Labels.

  1. 1. Green Public Procurement : Legal Instruments for Promoting Environmental Interests in the United States and European Union

    Author : Jason J. Czarnezki; Jan Darpö; Roberto Caranta; Katerina Mitkidis; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; environmental law; procurement law; green public procurement; sustainable public procurement; eco-labels; life-cycle costing; comparative law; Public Sector Directive 2014 24 EU; neoliberal regulation; sustainability; private environmental governance; public procurement; market participant exception; commerce clause; dormant commerce clause;

    Abstract : While public environmental law, regulation and governance have paved the traditional road towards environmental and natural resource protection, the pathway has been expanded to include a broader orbit of interest areas and regulatory tools in an effort to achieve sustainability. Through the lens of comparative law and policy, this thesis evaluates one such expansion of environmental law—attempts to further environmental interests through public procurement in the European Union (EU) and United States (U. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Policy Analytical Approach of Assessing Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling for Appliances

    Author : Lei Zeng; Jinyue Yan; Siaw Kiang Chou; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Energy Efficiency Standards; Minimum Energy Performance Standard MEPS ; Energy Labels; Energy Efficiency Labels; Eco-Labels; Appliance Energy; Energy- and Environmental Engineering; energi- och miljöteknik;

    Abstract : China is the world’s largest producer and consumer of household appliances, lighting and commercial equipment. China first adopted Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) in 1989. READ MORE

  3. 3. Influences, effects and changes from interventions by eco-labelling schemes - What a Swan can do?

    Author : Åke Thidell; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Direct effect; Eco-labelling; Intervention theory; Environmental labelling; Nordic Swan; Measurement method; Indirect effect;

    Abstract : Eco-labelling is a voluntary and informative policy instrument aiming at stimulating environmentally beneficial product development through using the market forces. The Nordic Swan eco-labelling scheme has been in operation since 1989. READ MORE

  4. 4. Combined solar and pellet heating systems : Study of energy use and CO-emissions

    Author : Frank Fiedler; Rebei bel Fdhila; Wolfgang Streicher; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Solar heating; pellet heating; Environmental engineering; Miljöteknik; Energi- och miljöteknik; Pellet and solar heating systems; CO-emissioins;

    Abstract : In this study 4 solar and pellet heating systems have been studied with the help of annual dynamic simulations. Two of the systems comprised a pellet stove and two systems were solar combisystems; one with a store integrated pellet burner, the other with a separate pellet boiler. READ MORE

  5. 5. Life Cycle Thinking in Environmentally Preferable Procurement

    Author : Elisabeth Hochschorner; Göran Finnveden; Anna Björklund; Ann-Marie Tillman; KTH; []
    Keywords : Life Cycle Thinking; Life Cycle Assessment; Environmental Procurement; Life Cycle Costing; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Products generate environmental impacts during their life cycle by consuming raw materials and energy, releasing emissions and producing waste. A procurement organisation can be a considerable driving force for more environmentally friendly products e.g. by requiring that products meet certain environmental criteria. READ MORE