Search for dissertations about: "sustainable building materials"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 swedish dissertations containing the words sustainable building materials.

  1. 1. Sustainability of Social Housing in the Urban Tropics

    Author : Corinna Salzer; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Asia-Pacific; Urban Housing; Holistic Sustainability; Sustainable Building; Alternative Building Materials and Methods; Bamboo; Stakeholder Needs;

    Abstract : The Licentiate thesis looks at sustainable building approaches for social housing in emerging economies. It combines theoretical concepts with practical applications of sustainability and underlines the relevance and strength of multi-dimensional development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Integrated Life Cycle Design - Applied to concrete multi-dwelling buildings

    University dissertation from Division of Building Materials, LTH, Lund University

    Author : Mats Öberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; livslängd; materialval; energianvändning; inomhusklimat; livscykelanalyser; livscykelkostnader; hållbar utveckling; Sustainable construction; Building construction; Service life design; Multiple Attribute Decision Analysis; Energy efficient buildings; Life Cycle Assessment; projektering; betongkonstruktioner; flerbostadshus; Byggnadsteknik; Integrated life cycle design; Life Cycle Costing;

    Abstract : The objective of this work is to explore ways of enhancing the overall lifetime quality, including cost and environmental efficiency, of Swedish concrete multi-dwelling buildings. The building and its characteristics, as well as the procedures for whole life optimisation, are addressed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mechanical activation of clay a novel route to sustainable cementitious binders

    University dissertation from Luleå University of Technology

    Author : Ilda Tole; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; clay; sustainability; mechanical activation; ball milling; supplementary cementitious materials; alkali-activated materials; Byggmaterial; Building Materials;

    Abstract : EU Sustainable Development Strategy planned to achieve improvement of life-quality by promoting sustainable production and consumption of raw materials. On November 2018, EU Commission presented a long-term strategy, aiming among others a climate-neutral economy by 2050. Cement production is contributing to 6-10% of the anthropogenic CO2 emissions. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Lifetime Performance Assessment of Thermal Systems Studies on Building, Solar and Disctrict Heating Applications

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Bojan Stojanovic; Högskolan i Gävle.; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Building engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Byggnadsteknik; TECHNOLOGY Materials science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Teknisk materialvetenskap; lifetime performance; degradation; assessment; modelling; field exposure; thermal components and systems; Lifetime performance; thermal components and system;

    Abstract : The main questions today concerning thermal systems are their economical and environmental impacts. These entities are generally, at present, assessed on the basis of operation performances of newly installed/designed systems, during an assumed lifetime period. READ MORE