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Geldermans, R.J. (author), Wandl, A. (author), Van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author)
Metropolitan airports are focal points of large amounts of essential resource flows, such as energy, materials, water and food. These flows are predominantly linear, whilst externalising both the negative and positive impacts associated with them. Moreover, qualitative and quantitative understanding regarding the throughput of these flows is...
conference paper 2014
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Geldermans, R.J. (author)
Multiple system-based concepts exist to analyse and manage urban throughput of resource flows, examples are Urban Metabolism, Industrial Ecology and Energy Potential Mapping. Common threads in these propositions are fundamental principles valid in nature, notably homeostasis and thermodynamics. Those and likeminded concepts are valuable links in...
conference paper 2014
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Broersma, S. (author), Fremouw, M.A. (author), Van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author)
It is difficult to fully satisfy the energy demand of today’s society with renewables. Nevertheless, most of the energy we use is lost as non-functional waste energy, whereas a large part of the built environment’s energy demand is only for low-quality energy, so the initial demand for primary, high-quality energy can be reduced by more...
journal article 2013