Nearly Zero Energy Building Refurbishment: A Multidisciplinary Approach (Paperback)

Nearly Zero Energy Building Refurbishment: A Multidisciplinary Approach By Fernando Pacheco Torgal (Editor), Marina Mistretta (Editor), Artūras Kaklauskas (Editor) Cover Image

Nearly Zero Energy Building Refurbishment: A Multidisciplinary Approach (Paperback)

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Policy instruments: The case of Germany.- Built environment life cycle process and climate change.- Benefits of refurbishment.- Building energy prediction based on occupant behavior.- Uncertainty in refurbishment investment.- Energy performance of buildings: a comparison of standard assessment methods.- Life cycle energy performance evaluation.-Retrofit scenarios to shift nearly net ZEBs towards net ZEB target.- A multiple-case study of passive house retrofits of school buildings in Austria.- State-of-the art on retrofit strategies selection using multi-objective optimization and genetic algorithms.- Multiple criteria analysis of life cycle of energy-efficient built environment.- Toxicity issues: Indoor air quality.- Toxicity issues: Radon.- Ventilation rate: thermal efficiency and health aspects.- Insulation materials made with vegetable fibres.- High performance insulation materials.- Thermal energy storage technologies.- Phase change materials in nearly zero energy building refurbishment.- Nanogel windows.- Switchable glazing technology: Electrochromic fenestration for energy efficient buildings.- Solar photovoltaic/termal tecnologies: Their application in building retrofitting.

Product Details ISBN: 9781447169963
ISBN-10: 1447169964
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: August 23rd, 2016
Pages: 658
Language: English