Search for dissertations about: "Sustainable construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 153 swedish dissertations containing the words Sustainable construction.

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

    Author : Lovisa Högberg; Hans Lind; Tina Karrbom Gustavsson; Marja Elsinga; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; sustainability; sustainable buildings; sustainable renovation; sustainable construction; sustainable management; housing; sustainable building certification; energy efficiency; incentives; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    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

  2. 2. Industrial Management Models with Emphasis on Construction Waste

    Author : Jan Stenis; Byggproduktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Commercial and industrial economics; ekonomisk politik; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk teori; Management of enterprises; Industriell ekonomi; Technological sciences; management; Företagsledning; Building construction; Teknik; Byggnadsteknik; Ekologi; Ecology; sustainable development; Polluter-Pays Principle; contribution margin analysis; cost benefit analysis; construction waste; Economic models; integrated industrial waste management; kontroll av utsläpp; Miljöteknik; Environmental technology; pollution control; Economics; Environmental Law; Morallära; Moral science; Miljömedicin; Environmental health; Miljörätt; economic theory; econometrics; economic systems; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; economic policy;

    Abstract : Increased attention is nowadays devoted to waste management. The objective of this work is to analyse how commonly known business economic models and methods, as well as the Polluter-Pays Principle, can be applied to waste management in general and to waste fractionation in particular, so as to facilitate environmental optimisation of industrial and construction waste fractionation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Management of Sustainability in Construction Works

    Author : Urban Persson; Byggproduktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; 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

  4. 4. Construction client collaboration for inter-organizational innovation : do too many cooks really spoil the broth?

    Author : Susanna Hedborg Bengtsson; Tina Karrbom Gustavsson; Stefan Olander; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction industry; client; inter-organizational innovation; multi-project context; client collaboration; receptive context; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : Our built environment has the power to influence where we live and work, how we transport ourselves, how and what we consume and many other behaviors in our everyday lives, in other words, it has a significant impact on our global environment and economy. Given the notable need for more sustainable development of both the global environment and economy, sustainability has become a critical factor also in the area of urban development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Industrial Ecology Methods within Engagement Processes for Industrial Resource Management

    Author : Graham Aid; Nils Brandt; Maria Malmström; Enell Magnus; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Resource Management; Recycling; Stakeholder Participation; Industrial Symbiosis; Construction and Demolition;

    Abstract : The global use of resources such as materials, energy, and water has surpassed sustainable levels by many accounts.  The research presented here was explicitly normative in its aim to improve the understanding of, and make sustainable change toward highly systemic issues of resource management. READ MORE