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Tätskikt i klimatskal: En studie av byggentreprenörers arbetssätt
Halmstad University, School of Business and Engineering (SET).
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 180 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

As energy prices skyrocket and the environmental issues become more frequently debated, interest in energy-efficient buildings has increased sharply in the past decade. Because of this, the interest to achieve high air tightness in building envelopes have once again awakened, due to a good air tightness contributes to lower energy consumption in several ways and to a healthier indoor environment.

As the regulations for energy consumption and controls of achieved air tightness has tightened considerably in recent years, the work regarding sheets for air tightness changed significantly for construction contractors. This thesis includes a study that aims to detect what kind of manuals, recommendations or instructions contractors working according, and how a number of randomly selected construction companies in Halland, Sweden, are dealing with the matter of high air tightness of the building envelopes. The study also includes a knowledge inventory of supervisors, site managers and skilled workers, and what their opinions and attitudes are like towards work regarding the sheets of air tightness. The results have been compared with a similar survey dated to 2004, conducted by the SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden in collaboration with Chalmers University of Technology. The thesis provides a picture of the industry situation, but shouldn’t be seen as a statistical result due to its limited extent.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 50 p.
Keyword [en]
air tightness, building envelope
Keyword [sv]
Lufttäthet, tätskikt i klimatskal, tätskikt, klimatskal, täthet
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Construction Management
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-26177OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hh-26177DiVA: diva2:735290
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Construction
Available from: 2014-08-14 Created: 2014-07-24 Last updated: 2014-08-14Bibliographically approved

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