Vacation by plane, or Schiffstörn Hotel Travel? Who has the environment in mind, drives better with camper vans, as a recent study of CO2 emissions through various travel types occupied.
Marco and Sara, Mattia and Alice live in Bologna. They know each other from childhood and have a common passion: the music. So they decide to visit the festival “Umbria Jazz”, which takes place annually since 1973 in July for ten days in Perugia. It is considered one of the most important events of its kind in Europe as is typical for a rental fleet: a large alcove. The friends go the project without hassle to take around two weeks and put back a total of about 600 kilometers.
This trip would be not particularly noteworthy itself, if not Professor Paolo Fiamma of the University of Pisa had had a hand in that. He distributed to the four friends homework. They had to continually fill uniform questionnaires, which were divided into several sections: data to travel as the number of persons or mileage, and details on RV type and technical equipment, such as the performance of a solar system or the size of the fridge. But the main interest was in a meticulous record of energy consumption for cooling, hot water, heating or cooking.
Join continued consumption of fresh water, the cost of meals, as well as the amounts incurred in the disposal or waste. Professor Paolo Fiamma is a trained engineer and lectures in architecture to approaches, such as cities or houses can be planned and designed on a sustainable basis. The current study has Fiat commissioned. The objective was to answer the first time because of clear empirical evidence and not only in the theoretical method by means of a field study, the question of whether the open-air tourism is an ecological way to enjoy holiday. Meticulously case was logged, such as carbon dioxide (CO2) is thereby actually produced. Paolo Fiamma did not rely only on the four friends from Bologna. He analyzed the course of nearly two years 12? 800 data from hundreds of other motorhome users and differentiated according to the structure types Integrated Alcove Beyond matching products on Amazon.de !, part Built and vans. He took into account the duration and the number of persons. He compared his results with the type of holiday “car plus Hotel2und presented them in summer, 2015.