Search for dissertations about: "energy saving"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 165 swedish dissertations containing the words energy saving.

  1. 1. Energy Management in Large scale Solar Buildings The Closed Greenhouse Concept

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Amir Vadiee; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Thermal Energy Storage; Energy Saving; Thermoeconomic Assessment; Energy Management Scenario; Micro Climate Control; Solar Building; Closed Greenhouse; SRA - Energy; SRA - Energi;

    Abstract : Sustainability has been at the centre of global attention for decades. One of the most challenging areas toward sustainability is the agricultural sector. Here, the commercial greenhouse is one of the most effective cultivation methods with a yield per cultivated area up to 10 times higher than for open land farming. READ MORE

  2. 2. Process Utility Performance Evaluation and Enhancements in the Traditional Sugar Cane Industry

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Eyerusalem Deresse Birru; KTH.; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sugar cane; energy saving; heat loss; steady state; transient state; CO2 emission; absorption chiller; pellet; bagasse drying; energy perfor-mance; traditional mills; modern mills; waste water; surplus power; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : The need to achieve sustainable development has led to devising various approaches for the efficient utilization of natural resources. Renewable energy technology and energy efficiency measures feature prominently in this regard, and in particular for industries such as sugar production:  the sugar cane industry’s eponymous feedstock is a renewable resource, and mills have potential for increased energy savings via improvements to cogeneration units, electric drive retrofitting, and other measures. READ MORE

  3. 3. Simulation of Indoor Radon and Energy Recovery Ventilation Systems in Residential Buildings

    University dissertation from Sweden : Mälardalen University

    Author : Keramatollah Akbari; Mälardalens högskola.; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Energy saving; Radon; Heat recovery ventilation; Residential building; CFD; Energy- and Environmental Engineering; energi- och miljöteknik;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate the effects of ventilation rate, indoor air temperature, humidity and using a heat recovery ventilation system on indoor radon concentration and distribution.Methods employed include energy dynamic and computational fluid dynamics simulation, experimental measurement and analytical investigations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lighting Control Systems for Energy Saving and User Acceptance: State-of-the-art and future directions

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Engineering

    Author : Niko Gentile; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Indoor lighting; lighting control system; lighting control; energy saving; energy efficiency; user acceptance; human factor; occupancy strategies; absence sensor; presence sensor; lighting switch; manual switch; daylight harvesting system; daylight-linked system; photoelectric dimming; photosensor.;

    Abstract : Lighting accounts for one-fifth of global electricity use. In Sweden, energy demand for lighting corresponds to 20% of the total electricity use in office buildings. Lighting retrofit measures are considered to be among the most cost-efficient way to reduce energy use in buildings. READ MORE

  5. 5. A systematic approach for major renovation of residential buildings

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Linn Liu; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; energy efficiency; renovation; residential buildings; listed buildings; simulation; optimization; LCC; categorization; energy efficiency measure package; indoor environment; energy targets; CO2 emission; primary energy use; energieffektivisering; renovering; bostäder; historiska byggnader; simulering; optimering; LCC; kategorisering; energieffektiviseringsåtgärdspaket; inomhusmiljö; energimål; CO2-utsläpp; primärenergianvändning;

    Abstract : In Sweden, buildings are responsible for about 40 % of total energy use and about 10 % of total CO2 emissions Today more than 60 % of existing Swedish residential buildings are over 40 years old and are in need of major renovation. In addition, 15 % of all multi-family buildings and 27 % of all single-family houses were built before 1945. READ MORE