Search for dissertations about: "thesis on green building construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on green building construction.

  1. 1. Building Green - Perspectives on Environmental Mangagement in Construction

    Author : Pernilla Gluch; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; construction; environmental information; social practices; decision making; organising processes; corporate environmental management; communication; green building practice; construction projects;

    Abstract : Over the last two decades the construction industry has made efforts to develop green building practices. Researchers within the field have provided theoretical knowledge on how to design green buildings and analytical environmental management tools have been developed to guide the practitioners. READ MORE

  2. 2. Management of Sustainability in Construction Works

    University dissertation from Division of Construction Management, Lund Institute of Technology

    Author : Urban Persson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; construction works; assessment model; sustainability; Management;

    Abstract : The present global environmental condition is a consequence of the increasing consumption of natural resources whose depletion exceeds what is physically possible to sustain in the long term. The construction sector is a considerable contributor to this resource depletion and sustainability is adopted in the form of the theory of ecological modernization. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Division of Construction Management, Lund 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

  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. Green procurement of buildings: estimation of environmental impact and life-cycle cost

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Eva Sterner; [2002]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Stålbyggnad; Steel Structures; Byggproduktion; Construction Engineering and Management;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on environmental impact reduction and life-cycle cost estimations in building procurement. The aim for the work presented in this thesis is to contribute to the understanding of whether costs and environmental impact of a building can be integrated in a, from the users perspective, practical model applied for tender evaluation. READ MORE