Search for dissertations about: "environmental load profile"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words environmental load profile.

  1. 1. Barriers for implementation of the Environmental Load Profile and other LCA-based tools

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Karolina Brick; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Built environment; Life Cycle Assessment; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : The building sector is a vital part in the progress towards environmental sustainability, because of its high potential to decrease the environmental impact. However, the building industry remains one of the most critical industries for the adoption of environmental sustainability principles, because of several unique characteristics in terms of e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Environmental assessment of the urban environment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Kemiteknik

    Author : Anna Forsberg; KTH.; [2003]
    Keywords : environmental assessment; urban district; environmental load profile; hammary sjöstad; life cycle assesssment;

    Abstract : This thesis gives a systematic description of theEnvironmental Load Profile (ELP), an environmental assessmenttool developed for the urban environment. The purpose of thework was to improve the stringency of the system boundaries andfunctional units of the tool. READ MORE

  3. 3. Phosphorus speciation in Swedish arable soils with high leaching potential

    University dissertation from ; Department of Soil and Environment, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Frank Schmieder; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2019]

    Abstract : Eutrophication is threatening biodiversity and ecosystem functions in inland water bodies and estuaries world-wide. Phosphorus (P) export from arable land by e.g. leaching is a major contributor to eutrophication, with high P leaching losses from long-term manured mineral soils and cultivated organic soils (Histosols). READ MORE

  4. 4. Restructured district heating price models and their impact on district heating users

    University dissertation from Västerås : Malardalen University

    Author : Jingjing Song; Mälardalens högskola.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; district heating; restructured price model; price model survey; pricing strategy; consumption profile; consumption pattern; alternative cost; Energy- and Environmental Engineering; energi- och miljöteknik;

    Abstract : District heating (DH) is considered to be an efficient, environmentally friendly and cost-effective method for providing heat to buildings, since electricity is usually co-generated in biomass fuelled combined heat and power (CHP) plants. This gives it an important role in the mitigation of climate change. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Shield against Distraction from Environmental Noise

    University dissertation from Gävle : Gävle University Press

    Author : Niklas Halin; Högskolan i Gävle.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental noise; distractibility; task engagement; working memory capacity; office-related tasks; miljöljud; distraktion; engagemang i uppgiften; arbetsminneskapacitet; kontorsrelaterade arbetsuppgifter;

    Abstract : Working in noisy environments can be detrimental to cognitive performance. In order to perform well people have to find a way to attenuate distraction. READ MORE