Search for dissertations about: "green building"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 swedish dissertations containing the words green building.

  1. 1. An Approach Towards Sustainable Building

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Navid Gohardani; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sustainability; Built environment; Sustainable renovation; High-efficient insulation materials; Sweden Green Building Council; Vacuum Insulation Panels VIP ; Decision making; GreenBuilding; Early stage; Stakeholders; A Concept for promotion of sustainable retrofitting and renovation in Early Stages ACES ; Early Stage Primary Energy Estimation Tool ESPEET ;

    Abstract : The motivation for development of energy efficiency and implementation of novel advanced materials applied in buildings can be traced to increasing energy costs in conjunction with an enhanced environmental awareness among people. This doctoral dissertation presents contributions towards sustainable building, where factors such as building technology, energy efficiency in buildings, workers' health issues during construction measures, and certain economic considerations for renovation of buildings have been considered. READ MORE

  2. 2. Green Buildings Exploring performance and thresholds

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Magnus Bonde; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Green Buildings; Energy-Efficient Buildings; EPC; Indoor Environment Quality IEQ ; Real Options Analyses ROA ; Real-Estate Economics; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this research project is to study green/energy-efficient real estate from an economic perspective. The thesis summarizes the results from five different studies with a connection to green/energy-efficient real estate. READ MORE

  3. 3. Flight strategies in migrating birds: when and how to fly

    University dissertation from Martin Green, Dept. of Animal Ecology, Ecology Building, S-223 62 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Martin Green; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; geese; waders; terns; Animal ecology; Djurekologi; wind tunnel; radio telemetry; satellite telemetry; radar; formation flight; flight speed adjustment; wind drift; energy savings; departure decisions; bird migration; wind;

    Abstract : Wind has a profound influence on migrating birds since it inevitably will influence travel time and energy expenditure. In this thesis I investigate how migrating birds are affected by, and use winds. READ MORE

  4. 4. In the Business of Building Green The value of low-energy residential buildings from customer and developer perspectives

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Agnieszka Zalejska-Jonsson; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; sustainability; green buildings; residential buildings; low-energy; energy-efficiency; construction cost; profitability; occupant satisfaction; indoor environment quality IEQ ; hållbarhet; gröna byggnader; bostäder; låg-energi; energieffektivitet; byggkostnad; lönsamhet; boende nöjdhet; inomhusmiljö;

    Abstract : An overarching aim of this research was to investigate the comprehensive value of green residential buildings as seen from two perspectives: that of the developer and that of the occupant (the customer). The dissertation consists of studies presented in seven papers. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Social Construction of Green Building: Diachronic and Synchronic Perspectives

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Ann-Charlotte Stenberg; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Travel of ideas; Rhetorical community; Social construction; Framing; Community of practice and action; Sensemaking; Green building;

    Abstract : AbstractAlthough environmental issues have been on the agendas of governments, businesses and scientists for at least three decades, there still remain conceptual difficulties concerning what environment or green actually encompass. The concepts are in constant flux, shifting as actors who represent different social relevant groups struggle to find support for their specific interests. READ MORE