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Guerra Santin, O. (author), Bosch, H. (author), Budde, P (author), Konstantinou, T. (author), Boess, S.U. (author), Klein, T. (author), Silvester, S. (author)
A number of facade solutions have been developed in recent years to solve the problem of large-scale renovation of housing. In the Netherlands, housing associations have the ambition to achieve an energy-neutral renovation approach, and so, some aim at energy neutrality. However, few address the complexity of multi-family rental dwellings and...
journal article 2018
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Guerra Santin, O. (author), Boess, S.U. (author), Konstantinou, T. (author), Romero Herrera, N.A. (author), Klein, T. (author), Silvester, S. (author)
Large differences between the expected and actual energy consumption have been found in energy efficient dwellings. Research has shown that these differences are partially caused by occupant behaviour. The financing and payback periods of low carbon technologies are often uncertain because of the impact of the occupants on building...
journal article 2017
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Konstantinou, T. (author), Klein, T. (author), Guerra Santin, O. (author), Boess, S.U. (author), Silvester, S. (author)
Although refurbishment is a necessary step to reach the ambitious energy and decarbonisation targets for 2020 and 2050, which require an eventual reduction up to 90% in CO2 emissions, the rate of renovation is still relatively low. There is an increasing demand to upgrade both the physical condition and the performance of the building, with the...
conference paper 2015