Search for dissertations about: "sustainable building materials"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 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. Mechanical activation of clay a novel route to sustainable cementitious binders

    University dissertation from Luleå University of Technology

    Author : Ilda Tole; Andrzej Cwirzen; Mirja Illikainen; [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

  3. 3. An Approach Towards Sustainable Building

    University dissertation from Luleå University of Technology

    Author : Navid Gohardani; Folke Björk; Kjartan Gudmundsson; Göran Lindahl; []
    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

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Bojan Stojanovic; Christer Sjöström; Per Jostein Hovde; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Lifetime performance; degradation; assessment; modelling; field exposure; thermal components and system; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Building engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Byggnadsteknik; TECHNOLOGY Materials science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Teknisk materialvetenskap;

    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

  5. 5. Documentation and Maintenance Planning Model – DoMaP A response to the need for conservation and long-term maintenance of façades of modern multi-apartment buildings Based on case studies in Göteborg in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Pär Meiling; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; public housing companies; façade-materials; Sustainable integrated conservation; long-term maintenance operations; deterioration; optical measurement techniques; generic multi-apartment buildings;

    Abstract : Sustainable maintenance and renovation of façades on generic multi-apartment buildings from late 1950s through 70s constitute vital challenges for the housing companies owned by City of Göteborg. These challenges comprise a wide array of issues, such as deterioration and damages in occurring façade materials, status assessments, technical improvements, reduction of energy consumption, and up-keeping of housing qualities and tenants attraction. READ MORE