Search for dissertations about: "Management of Sustainability in Construction"

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  1. 1. Management of Sustainability in Construction Works

    University dissertation from Division of Construction Management, Lund Institute of Technology

    Author : Urban Persson; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; construction works; assessment model; sustainability; Management;

    Abstract : The present global environmental condition is a consequence of the increasing consumption of natural resources whose depletion exceeds what is physically possible to sustain in the long term. The construction sector is a considerable contributor to this resource depletion and sustainability is adopted in the form of the theory of ecological modernization. READ MORE

  2. 2. Construction Performance Measurement: Site Managers in Refurbishment Projects

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Ahmet Anil Sezer; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; productivity; refurbishment; waste management; construction industry; monitoring; sustainability; Performance; ICT; resource use;

    Abstract : Firms use management accounting, controls and performance measurement to ensure that employee activities are aligned with organizational goals and strategies. Performance is measured at different levels: industry, firm, project and activity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Building Sustainability : Studies on incentives in construction and management of real estate

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Lovisa Högberg; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainability; sustainable buildings; sustainable renovation; sustainable construction; sustainable management; housing; sustainable building certification; energy efficiency; incentives;

    Abstract : This thesis summarizes the results from several studies with connection to sustainability in construction and management of real estate. Here, the concept sustainability includes environmental, social and economic dimensions and focus is on the actors with the best possibilities to impact real estate, namely the real estate owners and the developers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Integrated structural and construction engineering – A study of project team performance in Swedish bridge design

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Daniel P T Ekström; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; constructability; project competence; integrated project teams; conceptual design; sustainability; interprofessional dialogue; project culture; collaboration in construction; bridges; integration in construction; concrete structures; integrated design; pre-construction indicators; performance; structural design; inter-disciplinary; buildability;

    Abstract : The Swedish Transport Administration (STA) ambitiously strives to increase the level of productivity and innovation within its operations while meeting and surpassing national sustainability objectives. In this effort, the STA has concluded that climate gas emissions from construction, operation, and maintenance of the infrastructure must be reduced for Sweden to maintain its position as a pioneer and to reach both national and global climate goals. READ MORE

  5. 5. Contractor Monitoring of Productivity and Sustainability in Building Refurbishment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Ahmet Anil Sezer; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; sustainability; construction industry; measurement; refurbishment; productivity;

    Abstract : The aging building stock in Europe and regulatory requirements to decrease energy consumption make sustainable refurbishment a valuable alternative to other construction activities. The construction industry appears to suffer from low productivity growth, and the construction productivity debate concludes that productivity measurement is difficult, not least due to changes in input and output qualities. READ MORE