Search for dissertations about: "green building"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 swedish dissertations containing the words green building.

  1. 1. An Approach Towards Sustainable Building

    Author : Navid Gohardani; Folke Björk; Kjartan Gudmundsson; Göran Lindahl; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; 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

    Author : Magnus Bonde; Svante Mandell; Partick McAllister; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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. In the Business of Building Green : The value of low-energy residential buildings from customer and developer perspectives

    Author : Agnieszka Zalejska-Jonsson; Hans Lind; Staffan Hintze; Leif Gustavsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; 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

  4. 4. Evaluating energy efficient buildings : Energy- and moisture performance considering future climate change

    Author : Björn Berggren; Energi och ByggnadsDesign; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Net Zero Energy Building; passive house; thermal bridge; building envelope; energy performance; moisture performance; multi criteria decision making; climate change; climate scenarios; EN ISO 13789; EN ISO 10211;

    Abstract : One of the greatest challenges the world is facing is climate change. The need of reduction of energy use and an increased use of renewable energy in buildings constitutes important climate change mitigation measures. READ MORE

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

    Author : Ann-Charlotte Stenberg; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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