Search for dissertations about: "Marita Wallhagen"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Marita Wallhagen.

  1. 1. Environmental Assessment Tools for Neighbourhoods and Buildings in relation to Environment, Architecture, and Architects

    Author : Marita Wallhagen; Göran Finnveden; Tove Malmqvist; Ola Eriksson; Josefin Wangel; Koen Steemers; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; architects; architecture; buildings; environment; environmental assessment tools; environmental sustainability; neighbourhoods; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis explores Neighbourhood and Building Environmental Assessment Tools’ (NBEATs’) function as assessment tools and decision support, and their relation to environment, architecture and architects. This is done by analysing, testing, and discussing a number of NBEATs (LEED-NC, Code for Sustainable Homes, EcoEffect, LEED-ND, BREEAM-C, and ENSLIC-tool), their manuals and use. READ MORE

  2. 2. Environmental Assessment of Buildings and the influence on architectural design

    Author : Marita Wallhagen; Göran Finnveden; Mauritz Glaumann; Tove Malmqvist; Ole Jörgen Hanssen; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; green building; sustainable building; environmental assessment; assessment tool; architectural design; CO2 Carbondioxide ; Civil engineering and architecture; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis examines environmental assessment tools for buildings. This is done by investigating, analysing, comparing and testing how different environmental assessment tools measure the environmental performance of buildings and examining the consequences this may have on architectural design. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tradeoffs between self and environment in environmental judgment and decision making

    Author : Hanna Andersson; Patrik Sörqvist; Ulla Ahonen-Jonnarth; Fredrik Bökman; Marita Wallhagen; Lars-Olof Johansson; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; tradeoff; environmental concern; anchoring effect; normative message; travel time; avvägning; miljöoro; förankringseffekt; normativt budskap; restid; Hållbar stadsutveckling; Sustainable Urban Development;

    Abstract : One of the greatest challenges of today is to change our behavior to act more pro-environmentally to reduce global warming. We need to make sacrifices for the environment, e.g., use a means of transportation that take a longer time but causes less CO2 emission. READ MORE

  4. 4. Life cycle assessment and life cycle cost analysis of a single-family house

    Author : Bojana Petrovic; Ola Eriksson; Marita Wallhagen; Xingxing Zhang; Åsa Wahlström; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Building; carbon-dioxide equivalent emissions; global warming potential; primary energy use; life cycle assessment; life cycle cost; Byggnad; koldioxidekvivalenta utsläpp; global uppvärmningspotential; pri-märenergianvändning; livscykelbedömning; livscykelkostnad; Hållbar stadsutveckling; Sustainable Urban Development;

    Abstract : The building industry is responsible for 35% of final energy use and 38% of CO2 emissions at a global level. The European Union aims to reduce CO2 emissions in the building industry by up to 90% by the year 2050. Therefore, it is important to consider the environmental impacts buildings have. READ MORE