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Mlecnik, E. (author)
In previous years we have seen a recognition of the significant potential that exists for reducing energy use through innovation in residential buildings. This study investigates innovation challenges and identifies opportunities that could lead to a rapid increase in the adoption of highly energy-efficient housing concepts, particularly that of...
book 2013
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Mlecnik, E. (author), Prendergast, E. (author), Rodsjo, A. (author), Haavik, T. (author), Parker, P. (author)
How do we get from demonstration projects to a volume market for very low energy demand in advanced housing renovation? The contributors to this report have been working with this issue for many years. Some worked in both IEA SHC Task 28 Sustainable Housing (2000-2005) and in SHC Task 37 Advanced Housing Renovation with Solar and Conservation....
book 2010
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Mlecnik, E. (author), Jansen, S.J.T. (author), Schuetze, T. (author), De Vries, G. (author)
Deze studie onderzocht de bewonerservaringen van 21 sociale huurders in seriematig gebouwde passiefwoningen in Nederland. Gegevens werden verzameld over de bewoners, hun motivatie om te kiezen voor hun woning, hun algemene tevredenheid met de woning en hun tevredenheid met het comfort, de klimaatregeling, het ventilatie-onderhoud en de...
conference paper 2012
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Mlecnik, E. (author)
This paper examines if and how indoor climate systems are important for passive house certification. The research subjects are passive houses in Belgium, occupied by owner-clients. These have received a quality assurance certificate from an independent organization. Through interviews with the owners, and on-site analysis of indoor climate...
conference paper 2009
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Aabrekk, S. (author), Haavik, T. (author), Mlecnik, E. (author), Paiho, S. (author), Kondrantenko, I. (author)
conference paper 2012
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Mlecnik, E. (author), Paiho, S. (author), Cre, J. (author), Kondratenko, I. (author), Stenlund, O. (author), Vrijders, J. (author), Haavik, T. (author), Aabrekk, S. (author), Vanhoutteghem, L. (author), Hansen, S. (author)
conference paper 2011
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Mlecnik, E. (author)
This study examines opportunities for the emergence of SME networks regarding highly energy-efficient housing, as well as the barriers they face. A theoretical innovation diffusion model is developed from the point-of-view of social and environmental entrepreneurship and sustainable consumption. The qualitative analysis reflects key elements...
conference paper 2011
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Cré, J. (author), Mlecnik, E. (author), Kondratenko, I. (author), Degraeve, P. (author), Van der Have, J.A. (author), Vrijders, J. (author), Van Dessel, J. (author), Haavik, T. (author), Aabrekk, S. (author), Paiho, S. (author), Stenlund, O. (author), Svendsen, S. (author), Vanhoutteghem, L. (author), Hansen, S. (author)
Within an ERANET-ERACOBUILD project, this study investigates the opportunities and barriers to establish a “one stop shop” with an integrated supply side, to counteract the fragmented offer in sustainable renovation of single-family houses and to increase the level of knowledge, skills and innovations. Aspects of providing reliable information...
conference paper 2012
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Visscher, H.J. (author), Mlecnik, E. (author)
For newly built houses national ambitions prescribe increasing levels of energy performances, even including achieving net zero energy or carbon neutral houses. This is in large contrast with the lack of quality in many building processes. The building regulations, processes and control will have to be reshaped to support these ambitions, taking...
conference paper 2009
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Mlecnik, E. (author)
According to the definition, passive houses in Europe meet a target energy demand for heating of less than 15 kWh per square meter and per year. This low level for the heating demand is based on heating by a small post-heater in the hygienic ventilation system at 52 °C maximum, while the ventilation system can be dimensioned purely for...
conference paper 2008
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Mlecnik, E. (author)
This paper examines experiences with the diffusion of the passive house concept, applied to the situation of ‘emerging’ countries like Belgium and the Netherlands. Adopter categories considering the passive house concept are defined. A marketing study based on Rogers’ theory of diffusion of innovations highlights the characteristics of actors...
conference paper 2009
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Mlecnik, E. (author)
For newly built houses and renovations European and national ambitions prescribe increasing levels of energy performances, even including achieving the passive house standard, net zero energy or carbon neutral houses. For highly energy-efficient renovation, project information from first demonstration projects is now becoming available. This...
conference paper 2010
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Mlecnik, E. (author), Haavik, T. (author), Aabrekk, S. (author), Kondratenko, I. (author)
conference paper 2012
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De Groote, M. (author), Mlecnik, E. (author), Kondratenko, I. (author), Hilderson, W. (author), Cré, J. (author), Verbeke, S. (author), Van Holm, M. (author), Vandevelde, B. (author)
The EU ‘Energy Performance of Buildings Directive’ (2010/31/EU) requires Member States to ensure that all new buildings which are constructed by 2021 are nearly zero-energy buildings. This requirement takes effect in 2019 for public buildings. Actions and measures must be taken to increase the number of nearly zero-energy buildings for both new...
conference paper 2013
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Vrijders, J. (author), Herinckx, S. (author), Mlecnik, E. (author), Kondratenko, I. (author), Cre, J. (author)
From the previous LEHR-project, it became clear that many retrofit projects are executed in a very fragmented way: many actors do a certain part of the works, without cooperation or coordination. Sometimes, there is a lack of attention for works that have been executed already, or the works that have to be executed afterwards are not kept in...
conference paper 2011
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Mlecnik, E. (author), Kondratenko, I. (author), Haavik, T. (author)
Processes for ambitious energyefficient housing renovation are at present often too fragmented between many SMEs and clients have difficulties handling all information. This brings communication, planning, coordination and execution problems. It is also difficult for customers to find single responsible parties offering integrated housing...
conference paper 2012
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Visscher, H.J. (author), Mlecnik, E. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author)
conference paper 2009
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Mlecnik, E. (author), Hilderson, W. (author), Cré, J. (author)
Europe now expects an evolution of the building sector towards „near zero energy? buildings. In Belgium, the passive house concept offers a feasible portal towards 0-energy developments. Meanwhile, for the major market of renovations, we still have to learn-by-doing what is achievable from demonstration projects. Different technological options...
conference paper 2010
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Mlecnik, E. (author)
conference paper 2012
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Mlecnik, E. (author), Kaan, H. (author), Hodgson, G. (author)
According to the popular definition, passive houses have to reach a target energy demand for heating less than 15 kWh per square meter and per year. This criterion is used as a basis for quality assurance procedures and certification of passive house projects. This paper identifies the experiences in several western European countries concerning...
conference paper 2008
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