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van Nie, Casper (author)
The data-driven decision support system gives a competitive advantage by the cost-effective improvement of the fleet’s energy efficiency and by the controlled compliance with the IMO Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy. The conceptual Business Intelligence Design provides the foundation for data-driven decision support about energy efficiency for...
master thesis 2019
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Hoppe, T. (author), Coenen, Frans (author), Bekendam, Maria T. (author)
Little is known about how renewable energy cooperatives (REScoops) try to influence energy conservation among households and the resulting impact. In this article the main research question is: What is the predictive value of renewable energy cooperatives on intention to save energy, engagement in energy-saving actions, and self-reported energy...
journal article 2019
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Raji, B. (author), Tenpierik, M.J. (author), Bokel, R.M.J. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author)
This paper investigates the potential use of natural ventilation strategies to reduce the energy demand for cooling and mechanical ventilation for high-rise buildings in summer. A 21-storey office building was selected to represent a mechanically ventilated high-rise design in temperate climates. Six natural ventilation scenarios were developed...
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Wolf, Malte (author)
Humanity is facing large scale environmental challenges emerging from the anthropogenic climate change. Greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) are widely considered to be the main driver of the changing climate. With the built environment currently being accountable for about 40% for our total GHG emissions there is a great urgency to act and change our...
master thesis 2019
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Wang, P. (author), Goverde, R.M.P. (author)
This paper proposes a novel approach for energy-efficient timetabling by adjusting the running time allocation of given timetables using train trajectory optimization. The approach first converts the arrival and departure times to time window constraints in order to relax the given timetable. Then a train trajectory optimization method is...
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Elderenbosch, Stijn (author)
The telecommunication sector is characterised by a huge energy consumption that is still increasing. Mobile network operators seek for new operating techniques to minimise their energy costs and their carbon footprint. One of these energy saving techniques is the use of energy efficient collaborations among the base stations (antennas) in their...
master thesis 2019
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Jiang, H. (author), Nihtianov, S. (author), Makinwa, K.A.A. (author)
to block dc common-mode voltages, the bridge’s bias voltage may exceed the ROIC’s supply voltage, allowing...
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Hesselink, Laurens X.W. (author), Chappin, E.J.L. (author)
Increasing the adoption of energy efficient technologies by households is one of the formulated strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This paper presents a systematic review of agent-based modelling studies on the adoption of energy efficiency by households. It starts with an overview of barriers for adoption, of energy efficiency...
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de Vries, G. (author), Rietkerk, M. (author), Kooger, R. (author)
In order to reach climate goals, policymakers stimulate homeowners to invest in sustainable measures in and around their house. Unfortunately, however, the number of green home measures lacks behind. This article introduces perceived hassle as an important reason for this shortfall. It is claimed that homeowners perceive hassle during different...
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Mlecnik, E. (author), Straub, A. (author), Haavik, T (author)
In the EU, housing retrofit rates have to increase to about 2.5–3% of the housing stock per year to achieve policy goals. The development of new business models and collaboration of SMEs in a fragmented market is expected to result in an increase in home renovations. This study presents a way to better understand the usefulness of the...
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Filippidou, F. (author), Nieboer, N.E.T. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
Energy renovations offer unique opportunities to increase the energy efficiency of the built environment and for the existing housing stock; they are the most important solution. Usually, energy savings are based on modeling calculations. However, recent research has shown that the predicted energy consumption differs largely from the actual...
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Jagadeeshwar, Hemanth (author)
The Delfi-n3Xt was the second nanosatellite developed at the Delft University of Technology, and launched in 2013. Its successor Delfi-PQ is expected to be launched in first half of 2019. The Attitude of a satellite can be referred to as its orientation in space with respect to inertial reference frame. The Delfi-n3Xt was the first satellite...
master thesis 2018
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Prieto Hoces, A.I. (author)
Increasing cooling demands in the built environment present an important and complex challenge for the design of sustainable buildings and cities. Even though the first course of action should always aim to reduce energy consumption through saving measures and passive design; these are often not enough to avoid mechanical equipment altogether,...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Hallulli, Anisa (author)
Increasing urbanization and climate change are encouraging architects and engineers to use water as building land, adopting floating structures as a favorable solution. Floating architecture not only could help coastline cities to develop through seas and face sea level rise, but presents many other positive aspects among which particular...
master thesis 2018
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Kishore Kumar, Rushil (author)
This thesis presents the most energy-efficient BJT-based CMOS temperature-to-digital converter (TDC) reported to date. It is based on a continuous-time front-end, which avoids the kT/C noise limit incurred by previous discrete-time (switched-capacitor) front-ends. An energy-efficient capacitively-coupled instrumentation amplifier (CCIA) boosts...
master thesis 2018
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Raji, B. (author)
With the aim to limit the number of ineffective designs, this dissertation has investigated the impact of architectural design strategies on improving the energy performance of and thermal comfort in high-rise office buildings in temperate, sub-tropical and tropical climates. As the starting-point of this research, a comparative study between...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Basarkar, Pratik (author)
The present-day industrialized nations reached high standards of living using cheap fossil fuel energy. The high CO2 emissions as a result of burning these fuels over the years have started outpacing the natural carbon...
master thesis 2018
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Zhang, Yuxin (author)
The project is in cooperation with PHYSEE. The Company provides completely transparent windows, that generate data by sensing the environment condition and convert solar power into electricity, simultaneously.
During the project, to create more values to the company, and to fulfil the personal goal of the designer, the Meaning-Driven...
master thesis 2018
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Suárez, Rafael (author), Escandon, R. (author), López-Pérez, Ramón (author), León-Rodríguez, Ángel Luis (author), Klein, T. (author), Silvester, S. (author)
According to the IPCC Climate Change projections by 2050 temperatures in southern Spain will have increased noticeably during the summer. Housing-in its current form-will not be able to provide a suitable response to this new climate scenario, and will in turn prompt an increase in cooling energy consumption and a series of problems relating...
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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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