LTH Profile Area: Circular Building Sector

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A circular building sector is an important part of the transition to carbon neutrality and a sustainable society. The profile area contributes knowledge where there are gaps and addresses the industry's major challenges regarding carbon impact and energy use in the production of materials and constructions, use of natural resources and reduction of waste.

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Coordinators: Ulla Janson and Dennis Johansson

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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