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Meijer, F.M. (author)
Requirements on the sustainable quality (e.g. energy performance) of new and existing buildings are one of the pillars building regulatory systems of European countries are founded on. The influence of EU policy goals and contents of EU Directives in the energy regulations of the Member States is clearly noticeable. The European Union has set...
conference paper 2017
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Wijnberg, KM (author), Nijhuis, S. (author), Hulscher, SJMH (author), van Bergen, J. (author), Meijer, Han (author), Hoonhout, B. (author), Janssen, M (author), Hoekstra, J.D. (author), de Groot, A.V. (author), Goessen, P. (author), van Gelder-Maas, C (author)
abstract 2017
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Jia, L. (author), Qian, Queena (author), Meijer, F.M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
In China, majority of residential buildings constructed before 2000 remain poor energy performances due to few regulations on energy conservation before 2000. Thus there is a great potential for energy savings in China’s residential buildings. However, in the current situation it is difficult to this make full use of this energy saving potential...
conference paper 2017
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Meijer, Han (author)
Triumph of the City is a famous book by Harvard professor Edward Glaeser, describing the city as the most important engine of prosperity, economic development, culture and innovation. The invention of cities was the best thing mankind ever did (Glaeser, 2011).
book chapter 2017
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Alsema, Erik (author), Anink, David (author), Meijer, A. (author), Straub, A. (author), Donze, Geurt (author), van Hulten, Saskia (author)
Sustainable development has been the focus of all major industries in the world, especially in the construction industry. As one of the sustainable construction modes, housing industrialization (HI) is now absorbing a growing number of attentions that lead the industry to go green. However, the implementation of HI in China is far from...
conference paper 2017
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Roungas, B.V. (author), Meijer, S.A. (author), Verbraeck, A. (author)
Thirty years of research on validation and verification (V\&V) has returned a plethora of methods, statistical techniques, and reported case studies. It is that abundance of methods that poses a major challenge. Because of overlap between methods and time and budget constraints, it is impossible to apply all the available methods in a single...
conference paper 2017
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van den Brom, P.I. (author), Meijer, A. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
The difference between actual and calculated energy is called the ‘energy-performance gap’. Possible explanations for this gap are construction mistakes, improper adjusting of equipment, excessive simplification in simulation models and occupant behaviour. Many researchers and governmental institutions think the occupant is the main cause of...
journal article 2017
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Meijer, D.H. (author), van Bijnen, J.A.C. (author), Langeveld, J.G. (author), Korving, J.L. (author), Post, J.A.B. (author), Clemens, F.H.L.R. (author)
Underground water infrastructure is essential for life in cities. The aging of these infrastructures requires maintenance strategies to maintain a minimum service level. Not all elements are equally important for the functioning of the infrastructure as a whole. Identifying the most critical elements in a network is crucial for formulating...
journal article 2018
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van Hezik, Anita (author), van den Bergh, Marian (author), Meijer, Yvonne (author)
conference paper 2018
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Lei, Q. (author), Chen, G. (author), Meijer, Jonathan (author), Wisse, M. (author)
Increasing grasping efficiency is very important for the robots to grasp unknown objects especially subjected to unfamiliar environments. To achieve this, a new algorithm is proposed based on the C-shape configuration. Specifically, the geometric model of the used under-actuated gripper is approximated as a C-shape. To obtain an appropriate...
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Banken, Herman (author), Meijer, H.J.M. (author), Gousios, Giorgos (author)
Reactive Programming is a style of programming that provides developers with a set of abstractions that facilitate event handling and stream processing. Traditional debug tools lack support for Reactive Programming, leading developers to fallback to the most rudimentary debug tool available: logging to the console. In this paper, we present the...
conference paper 2018
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Roungas, B.V. (author), Meijer, Sebastiaan (author), Verbraeck, A. (author)
Thirty years of research on validation and verification have returned a plethora of methods and statistical techniques through methodological and case studies. It is, however, this abundance of methods and techniques that poses a major challenge. Due to time and budget constraints, it is impossible to apply all the available methods and...
journal article 2018
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Hausleitner, B. (author), Muñoz Sanz, V. (author), Meijer, Han (author), Klapwijk, Anouk (author)
The Cities of Making 'Cities Report', offers an insight into urban manufacturing in three global cities - Brussels, London and Rotterdam. Each city has had a distinctive industrial heritage and is interpreting the future of manufacturing in very different ways. This report exposes unique qualities of each and common trends that may be relevant...
book chapter 2018
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Hill, Adrian Vickery (author), Warden, Josie (author), Hausleitner, B. (author), Muñoz Sanz, V. (author), Meijer, Han (author), Croxford, Ben (author), Domenech, Teresa (author), Dellot, Ben (author), Wallace-Stephens, Fabian (author), Vanin, Fabio (author), Orban, Alexandre (author), Gobatto, Federico (author), Macron, Alessandra (author), Nakhlé, Lise (author), Rebreanu, Laura (author)
Cities of making assesses the role and current state of manufacturing in three of Europe’s urban centres. Compiled by a consortium of partners in London, Brussels and Rotterdam it forms part of Cities of Making, a thirty-month programme exploring the future of urban based manufacturing in European cities. This report brings together insights...
report 2018
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Mlecnik, E. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author), Bracke, Wolf (author)
Local authorities engaged in the Interreg 2 Seas project Triple-A want to achieve a market acceleration in the owner-occupied single-family home renovation sector by increasing awareness of - and enabling access to – energy saving technologies. Various local authorities are particularly looking for opportunities to improve their communication...
report 2018
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Meijer, F.M. (author), Straub, A. (author), Mlecnik, E. (author)
Local authorities engaged in the Interreg 2 Seas project Triple-A aim to achieve a market acceleration in the owner-occupied single-family home renovation sector by increasing awareness of – and enabling access to – energy saving technologies. Various local authorities are considering using consultation centres and pop-up models (or pop-up...
report 2018
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Kleiman, F. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Meijer, S.A. (author)
Developing open government by local government is cumbersome. Many local governments have no policies or are struggling to develop policies enabling to create value from open data. Policy-making is challenging due to the wicked nature of many policy problems, unclear objectives, and the involvement of diverse stakeholders. At the same time...
conference paper 2018
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Meijer, F.M. (author), Straub, A. (author), Mlecnik, E. (author)
This report answers the question: How can HEMS be used to influence energy-saving behaviour of homeowners? Lessons regarding the feedback from HEMS to influence energy-saving behaviour have been explored and specifications of HEMS to influence energy saving by households are given.<br/>Generally, the implementation of the Triple-A HEMS should...
report 2018
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Meijer, F.M. (author), Straub, A. (author), Mlecnik, E. (author)
The housing sector is responsible for a more than a quarter of the total final energy consumption in the EU. As the majority (70%) of the EU-housing stock is owner occupied and largely consists of single family dwellings it is understandable that many countries focus their energy saving policies on homeowners. Complementary to the national...
journal article 2018
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Koorneef, Lisa L. (author), Bogaards, Marit (author), Reinders, M.J.T. (author), Meijer, Onno C. (author), Mahfouz, A.M.E.T.A. (author)
Metabolic status impacts on the emotional brain to induce behavior that maintains energy balance. While hunger suppresses the fear circuitry to promote explorative food-seeking behavior, satiety or obesity may increase fear to prevent unnecessary risk-taking. Here we aimed to unravel which metabolic factors, that transfer information about...
journal article 2018
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