BYGGBRANSCHENS EGENKONTROLLER - DERAS BETYDELSE UR ENERGISYNPUNKT
Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
DISCRETIONARY INSPECTIONS IN CIVIL CONSTRUCTIONS - THEIR INFLUENCE ON ENERGY ASPECTS (English)
In order to accomplish that a construction is correctly built, it is critical to obtain a well functioning control mechanism throughout the project. The way to enable this is not by having an independent inspector constantly at your side. Today it is praxis to use check lists and have people responsible of quality to make sure that these are followed. This is where discretionary inspections play their part. These among others are documents needed to com-plete the check list. Documented discretionary inspections are based on a control mechanism that allows the entrepreneurs to, in their own organizations, self check the performed task, and by that ensure that the quality of each task is executed in a satisfying way. Due to the fact that most projects today are suffering by lack of time during construction, it is most likely to presume that the discretionary inspections can fall out of the priority, be performed in an unsatisfying way or not be performed at all.
However, experience from construction business tells us that calculated energy consumption often differs from the actual, once the building is completed. This anomaly strikes hardest to apartment blocks and therefore we intend to find a connection between poorly executed dis-cretionary inspections and high energy usage. Discretionary inspections are used by most contractors in the construction business to ensure that the work in progress always serves en-vironmental lines of thoughts.
During the progress in our writing we have achieved a good insight in routines and how the business works, for good and for bad. The report finishes with a discussion considering the overall concept of discretionary inspections, how to improve them and potential ways of supporting the concept in the future.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2009. , 57 p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-17184ISRN: LIU-IEI-TEK-G--09/00094--SEOAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-17184DiVA: diva2:202249
2009-01-19, Norrköping, 00:00 (Swedish)
Gustafsson, Stig-Inge, Professor