Search for dissertations about: "sustainable renovation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words sustainable renovation.

  1. 1. Towards sustainable renovation : three research projects

    Author : Marina Botta; Sonja Vidén; Anne Vernéz Moudon; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Swedish housing; housing renovation; careful renovation; environmentally friendly renovation; ecological refurbishment; sustainable renovation; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : The focus of this dissertation is on existing housing areas: in industrialised western countries, in 2005, the number of existing buildings that are taken care of, maintained, repaired, renovated or restructured for other functions is higher than the number of buildings that are (new) built. This is a review dissertation, based on empirical material and further reflections from previous research projects dealing with Swedish housing renovation: private-owned old single-family housing areas and large housing areas from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, mainly owned by housing companies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Building Sustainability : Studies on incentives in construction and management of real estate

    Author : Lovisa Högberg; Hans Lind; Tina Karrbom Gustavsson; Marja Elsinga; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; sustainability; sustainable buildings; sustainable renovation; sustainable construction; sustainable management; housing; sustainable building certification; energy efficiency; incentives; Real Estate and Construction Management; Fastigheter och byggande;

    Abstract : This thesis summarizes the results from several studies with connection to sustainability in construction and management of real estate. Here, the concept sustainability includes environmental, social and economic dimensions and focus is on the actors with the best possibilities to impact real estate, namely the real estate owners and the developers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Promotion of sustainable renovation in the built environment : An early stage techno-economic approach

    Author : Navid Gohardani; Folke Björk; Bo-Göran Hellers; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Refurbishment; retrofitting; renovation; energy consumption; Vacuum Insulation Panels; ACES;

    Abstract : According to the Swedish Government's set targets for energy use and environmental quality imposed by the European Union, the total energy per heated unit area in residential and commercial buildings will have to be decreased by 20% in 2020 and 50% by 2050 in relation to the annual consumption of 1995. The building sector should additionally be completely independent of fossil fuels for energy usage, with the increasing sector of renewable energy continuously growing until 2020. READ MORE

  4. 4. Energy efficient renovation in a life cycle perspective : A case study of a Swedish multifamily-building

    Author : Ricardo Ramirez Villegas; Ola Eriksson; Thomas Olofsson; Harpa Birgisdottir; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Buildings; renovation; greenhouse gas emissions; district heating; energy efficiency; building environmental assessment tools; energy use; space heating; life cycle assessment; life cycle costing; payback; scenarios simulation; Byggnadsrenovering; växthusgasutsläpp; fjärrvärme; energieffektivitet; system för miljöcertifiering av byggnader; energianvändning; byggnadsuppvärmning; livscykelanalys; livscykelkostnader; återbetalning; scenariosimulering; Hållbar stadsutveckling; Sustainable Urban Development; Hållbar stadsutveckling; Sustainable Urban Development; Reesbe företagsforskarskola; Reesbe företagsforskarskola; Energy Technology; Energiteknik;

    Abstract : Energy use in the European Union is increasing. At the same time, it is estimated that by the year 2050 most of the EU population will be living in currently existing buildings. Some of these buildings are or will be in need of renovation, and they have identified a target to reduce overall energy use. READ MORE

  5. 5. A methodology to assess impacts of energy efficient renovation : a Swedish case study

    Author : Ricardo Ramirez Villegas; Ola Eriksson; Thomas Olofsson; Sofia Lidelöw; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Buildings; renovation; greenhouse gases emissions; district heating; energy efficiency; building environmental assessment tools; energy use; heating; Byggnader; renovering; växthusgasutsläpp; fjärrvärme; energieffektivisering; byggnadsmiljöprestanda verktyg; energianvändning; värme; Hållbar stadsutveckling; Sustainable Urban Development; Reesbe företagsforskarskola; Reesbe företagsforskarskola;

    Abstract : The European Union aims to reduce energy use and CO2-emissions by 40 % by the year 2030. The building sector has been identified as having a great potential to reduce emission of CO2 by increasing its energy efficiency. READ MORE