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Visscher, H.J. (author), Majcen, D. (author), Itard, L.C.M. (author)
conference paper 2009
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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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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
Building regulations set minimum requirements for safe, healthy, energy-efficient and accessible buildings. To guarantee that these requirements are applied, a building control system is indispensable. The trend towards a common market for construction products and services justifies gaining a better insight into the building control systems in...
conference paper 2011
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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
The purpose of this paper is to compare technical building regulations in European Union (EU) countries. Three research questions are addressed: what are the main differences and similarities? what are the main types of organization and formulation? what are the main trends and developments? The following tasks were carried out in order to...
conference paper 2010
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Tambach, M. (author), Meijer, F. (author), Visscher, H. (author)
Dutch municipalities are faced with an ageing private housing stock, of which parts show a diversity of quality backlogs, including their energy quality. Dutch municipalities are in the process of developing a combination of communicative and economic policy instruments to seduce private homeowners to invest in their dwellings’ quality....
conference paper 2011
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Roders, M.J. (author), Straub, A. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
Over the past years, research has clearly enunciated the necessity of adaptation to climate change in the built environment. Policy is being developed on national and municipal levels to have adaptations implemented. However, for the actual application of the measures, property owners are the actors that have to commission the construction...
conference paper 2013
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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
conference paper 2008
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Meijer, F.M. (author), Tambach, M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
Home-owners are in principal responsible for maintaining the physical quality of their dwellings. It is in their own interest to do this in an adequate manner, but all kinds of constraints can and do occur in practice. Lack of financial means and insufficient (technical or practical) knowledge are only two of the possible barriers. The quality...
conference paper 2012
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Kroese, R.J. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
conference paper 2009
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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
Building regulations set minimum requirements for safe, healthy, energy-efficient and accessible buildings. To guarantee that these requirements are applied, a building control system is indispensable. The trend towards a common market for construction products and services justifies gaining better insight into the building control systems in...
conference paper 2009
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Visscher, H.J. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author)
conference paper 2006
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van der Heijden, J.J. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author)
conference paper 2006
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Guerra Santin, O. (author), Itard, L.C.M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
In the Netherlands the energy consumption of new buildings is subject to performance based legislation, based on the Energy Performance Coefficient (EPC). The norm has been compulsory for almost 15 years, but only three surveys, one of them by the authors, were conducted to assess its effectiveness to reduce the actual energy use. The research...
conference paper 2010
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Visscher, H.J. (author), Itard, L.C.M. (author), Guerra Santin, O. (author)
Since a few years the attention for building regulatory systems and enforcement procedures is growing. Various developments in society, politics and the construction industry have influenced changes in the systems of building control in the last 20 years. The influence of climate change and the related demands on buildings will have a very...
conference paper 2010
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van der Bos, A. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author)
conference paper 2004
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Visscher, H.J. (author), Sheridan, L. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author)
conference paper 2004
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Visscher, H.J. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author)
conference paper 2006
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Meijer, F.M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
conference paper 2006
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Visscher, H.J. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author)
conference paper 2006
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Visscher, H.J. (author), Sheridan, L. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author)
conference paper 2005
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