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Miljöbedömning av byggnader : Kvarteret Nornan, Glumslöv

by Lif, Eva

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The building and housing sector in Sweden contributes to approximately half of the nations environmental load. It also uses up 40 percent of the countries energy consumption annually. An effort to reduce this would not only decrease the environmental impact but also contribute to a more sustainable society.In the village of Glumslöv, Skåne in the southern region of Sweden, AB Landskronahem has built Nornan, a 35-apartment complex consisting of 11 twin- and terracehouses. Nornan is built with a vision of excellent indoor comfort and convenience without the use of a traditional heating system. This study reviewed the buildings environmental status with special focus on energyconsumption and the resident’s indoor environment. The methods used for the analysis are The Environmental Classification Method and The EcoEffect Method. The basis for analysis were studies of floorplans and on site fieldstudies conducted at the Nornan complex as a follow up to a questionnaire study among the residents.The result of the environmental evaluation shows in general a positive indoor environment for the residents. The Environmental Classification Method gave Nornan the highest possible mark, as did The EcoEffect Method in showing high energyefficiency. The main concerns were minor problems with indoor temperatures and allergies among some residents after moving in.
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School:Högskolan i Gävle

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Master's Thesis

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Date of Publication:06/17/2008

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