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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...
journal article 2019
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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...
journal article 2019
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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...
journal article 2019
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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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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...
journal article 2018
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Zhou, H. (author)
The research presented in this thesis focuses on the use of hydrate slurries in the air conditioning and refrigeration areas. Both experimental and mathematical methods have been used. Hydrate slurries have been suggested as promising cold storage materials that can be used in air conditioning systems due to their high latent heat (193 kJ/kg and...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Carvajal Carreño, W. (author)
Energy consumption reduction is one of the priorities of metro operators, due to financial cost and environmental impact. The new signalling system Communications- Based Train Control (CBTC) is being installed in new and upgraded metro lines to increase transportation capacity. But its continuous communication feature also permits to improve the...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Wang, K. (author), Yan, Xinping (author), Yuan, Yupeng (author), Jiang, X. (author), Lodewijks, G. (author), Negenborn, R.R. (author)
In the case of the global energy crisis and the higher sound of energy saving and emission reduction, how to take effective management measures of ship energy efficiency to achieve the goal of energy saving and emission reduction, put forward a new challenge for the development of shipping technology. The application of big data technology...
conference paper 2017
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Filippidou, F. (author), Nieboer, N.E.T. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
emissions. Energy renovations in dwellings offer unique...
journal article 2017
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Raji, B. (author), Tenpierik, M.J. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author)
The building envelope is the interface between the interior of the building and the outdoor environment. A building's energy consumption to a large extent depends on certain envelope design elements. As a consequence, for achieving high levels of energy-saving in buildings, design measures with high impact should be firstly defined and then...
journal article 2016
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Holck Sandberg, N. (author), Sartori, I. (author), Heidrich, O. (author), Dawson, R. (author), Dascalaki, E. (author), Dimitriou, S. (author), Vimm-r, T. (author), Filippidou, F. (author), Stegnar, G. (author), Sijanec Zavrl, M. (author), Brattebø, H. (author)
A dynamic building stock model is applied to simulate the development of dwelling stocks in 11 European countries, over half of all European dwellings, between 1900 and 2050. The model uses time series of population and number of persons per dwelling, as well as demolition and renovation probability functions that have been derived for each...
journal article 2016
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Satyavada, Harish (author), Baldi, S. (author)
Energy efficiency in building heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment requires the development of accurate models for testing HVAC control strategies and corresponding energy consumption. In order to make the HVAC control synthesis computationally affordable, such control-oriented models are typically a simplified version...
journal article 2016
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Campos Martins, G. (author), Serdijn, W.A. (author)
Some systems like RF energy harvesters have power transfer efficiency as one of the most important specifications. Therefore, the efficiency of the matching network, which affects the entire system’s efficiency, plays an important role. When the impedance transformation factor between the antenna and its load is high, the matching network...
journal article 2016
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Jiang, J. (author), Chang, Z.Y. (author), Pertijs, M.A.P. (author)
This paper presents an energy-efficient readout circuit for micro-machined resonant sensors. It operates by briefly exciting the sensor at a frequency close to its resonance frequency, after which resonance frequency and quality factor are determined from a single ring-down transient. The circuit employs an inverter-based trans-impedance...
journal article 2015
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Visscher, H.J. (author)
Energy performance contracting is based on the idea that the investments for the improvements of the energy performance of a building through better insulation and more efficient installations will be covered by the savings of the use of energy in the use phase. The external contractor takes care of all the investments costs and guarantees the...
conference paper 2014
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Verdaasdonk, B.W. (author), Koopman, H.F.J.M. (author), Van der Helm, F.C.T. (author)
Like human walking, passive dynamic walking—i.e. walking down a slope with no actuation except gravity—is energy efficient by exploiting the natural dynamics. In the animal world, neural oscillators termed central pattern generators (CPGs) provide the basic rhythm for muscular activity in locomotion. We present a CPG model, which automatically...
journal article 2009
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