Search for dissertations about: "Jenny Palm"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words Jenny Palm.

  1. 1. Energy efficiency in Swedish SMEs : Exploring barriers, knowledge creation and the role of municipal energy efficiency programs

    Author : Fredrik Backman; Jenny Palm; Patrik Thollander; Max Åhman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Policy programs; energy efficiency networks; Community of Practice COPs ; barriers; knowledge creation; Policyprogram; energieffektiviseringsnätverk; Community of Practice COP ; barriärer; skapande av kunskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to analyze how municipalities support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in their work to improve their energy efficiency. The purpose of this study is to increase the current understanding of how the methods and tools used by municipalities to assist SMEs in improving their energy efficiency influence the end results in terms of achieved energy efficiency, and how knowledge related to energy efficiency is created within SMEs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Building as active elements of energy systems

    Author : Mehmet Börühan Bulut; Björn Karlsson; Fredrik Wallin; Peter Stigson; Jenny Palm; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; smart grid; smart home; cooperation; energy; buildings; Energy- and Environmental Engineering; energi- och miljöteknik;

    Abstract : Buildings account for approximately 40% of the energy demand and 33% of the total greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union. Accordingly, there are several efforts that target energy efficiency in buildings both at the European and Swedish levels. The role of buildings in climate change mitigation, however, is not limited to energy savings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Practice makes perfect? : Sustainable practices with ICT and daily travel

    Author : Miriam Börjesson Rivera; Mattias Höjer; Greger Henriksson; Josefin Wangel; Jenny Palm; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social practice theory; sustainable practices; ICT; mobility; second order effects; cargo bikes; mediated meetings; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : The thesis shows how practice theory can be applied in different ways when exploring how daily life can be supported to become more environmentally sustainable. Ultimately the thesis aims to contribute to new knowledge on how to design policies and interventions that aim at facilitating environmentally sustainable practices. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Role of Kidney Oxygen Homeostasis for the Development of Kidney Disease

    Author : Carla Carvalho; Fredrik Palm; Peter Hansell; Malou Friederich; Jenny Nyström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Oxygen; Kidney mitochondria; Hypoxia-inducible factors; Prolyl hydroxylase; von Hippel-Lindau; Diabetes; Aging; Kidney; Sodium; RAAS; Fysiologi; Physiology;

    Abstract : The relation between oxygen supply and demand determines tissue oxygen tension (PO2). When intrarenal tissue PO2 decreases, any compensatory increase in oxygen supply via increased renal blood flow is likely to increase glomerular filtration rate. READ MORE

  5. 5. Caring for Corporate Sustainability

    Author : Maria Eidenskog; Jenny Palm; Lotta Björklund Larsen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Actor network theory; care practice; corporate sustainability; CSR; environmental labels; ISO 26000; matters of care; thinking with care; SME; Att tänka med omsorg; aktör-nätverksteori; CSR; företagens samhällsansvar; hållbarhet; ISO 26000; miljömärkning; omsorgspraktiker; små och medelstora företag;

    Abstract : Corporate sustainability comes in a variety of shapes and the boundaries defining what can be called sustainability are disputed. This thesis explores the making of sustainability at a medium-sized company in Sweden, in this study called HygieneTech, that actively works with sustainability. READ MORE