Ytterväggar: En jämförelse och livscykelskostnadsanalys
Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
This report discusses the constructionof different types of exterior wallconstructions and analyses wall layers.Standard wall constructions from theSwedish building contractors NCC andSkanska and also from the materialproducer Isover have been chosen for theresearch. Life cycle cost analysis hasbeen made to conclude the mostprofitable wall type, seen from asustainable and economic perspective.The calculations have been made for aperiod of 50 years.The report shows that building with wellinsulated walls is a more profitablesolution both economically and whatconcerns sustainability even though thehigher investment. However, when wallssimilar insulation properties are beingcompared, the study proves that lowerinvestment cost is more profitable.The report introduces requiredconstruction techniques of walls inorder that the reader should understandwall constructions with different layersand properties. The essay shows theimportance of properly constructed wallsto avoid air leakage and moisturedamage.The essay has been implemented byliterature studies, contacts with NCCand Skanska and by energy calculationsmade by hand and using the software VIPEnergy.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 61 p.
Examensarbete vid Institutionen för geovetenskaper, ISSN 1650-6553
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-159127ISRN: UTH-INGUTB-EX-B-2011/10-SEOAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-159127DiVA: diva2:442495
Bachelor Programme in Construction Engineering