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Schöffer, Samuel (author)
New technologies are being developed to produce electricity cleaner and more efficient. A promising technology among these is the solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC). It electrochemically converts chemical energy into electricity. This process is highly efficient and several types of fuel are suitable. Furthermore, the SOFC operates at a high...
master thesis 2017
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Wolswinkel, Judith (author)
Monuments are often not energy efficient, yet improving the energy performance without harming the cultural values is still a complex process. By only conserving a building without making adaptations, a mismatch can arise between the demand of the user and the building. Next to that, using Building Information Modeling (BIM) to assess the...
master thesis 2017
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Giouri, Evina (author)
Zero energy high rise buildings aim for a more sustainable urban environment, by reducing energy use demand, producing energy from renewable systems, but at the same time maintaining high thermal comfort levels. This research aims to implement a new integrated strategy, by means of an integrated optimization of various design variables of a high...
master thesis 2017
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Banjad Pečur, Ivana (author), Bagarić, Marina (author), Milovanović, Bojan (author), Carević, Ivana (author)
The framework of the research presented in the paper is a project oriented to promote the use of construction and demolition waste (CDW) as a new resource for constructing sustainable and very low-energy buildings. Intensive research activities have been carried out in application of recycled concrete and recycled brick as a replacement of...
conference paper 2017
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Ruiz-González, F. (author), Nadargi, D. (author), Philippe, K. (author), Goiti, E. (author), Ocejo, M. (author), Vegas, I. (author)
Since the Industrial Revolution, humanity’s use of natural resources has been basically the same: TAKE, MAKE and THROW AWAY; which consequently led to the indispensable problems of waste materials. Around 461 million tons of Construction & Demolition Waste (C&DW), excluding excavation materials, are yearly generated in EU28. This undoubtedly...
conference paper 2017
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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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Raji, B. (author), Tenpierik, M.J. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author)
Decisions made at early stages of the design are of the utmost importance for the energy-efficiency of buildings. Wrong decisions and design failures related to a building’s general layout, shape, façade transparency or orientation can increase the operational energy tremendously. These failures can be avoided in advance through simple changes...
journal article 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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de Santoli, Livio (author), Lo Basso, Gianluigi (author), Nastasi, B. (author)
This paper deals with the potential role of new hybrid CHP systems application providing both electricity and heat which are compatible with the building architectural and landscape limitations. In detail, three different plant layout options for high temperature heat production along with the electricity generation were investigated and...
conference paper 2017
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Gana, J.A. (author), Hoppe, T. (author)
The adoption of energy efficient electrical appliances by households has a great potential to reduce electricity consumption in Nigeria. A well-formulated and implemented policy (mix) to spur adoption is said to be required to drive this process. This article presents an assessment of policies that aim to spur adoption among households, and the...
journal article 2017
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Bier, H.H. (author), Schmehl, R. (author), Mostafavi, Sina (author), Anton, A.M. (author), Bodea, I.S.B. (author)
Building technologies employed today in 2nd and 3rd world countries are imported, expensive, outdated and unsustainable. Highly developed countries, on the other hand, rapidly advance in developing affordable, numerically controlled and robotically supported material- and energy-efficient methods for building on demand. The research team...
conference paper 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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Alders, E.E. (author)
Calculation of various strategies for the heating of, and the prevention of overheating in, a Dutch standard dwelling that includes (automated) adaptive ventilation systems and solar shading to maintain indoor temperatures at acceptably comfortable temperatures informs this analysis of the costs, impacts and benefits of the use of related...
journal article 2017
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Jones, Robin (author), Diehl, J.C. (author), Simons, Leon (author), Verwaal, M. (author)
Preparation of Injera, the cultural staple bread food
item in Ethiopia, is known for its intensive energy consuming
cooking. Baking this food item in the traditional three stone stoves,
with an efficiency of 5-15%, consumes huge amounts of firewood
and causes consequent problems like deforestation, global warming
and...
conference paper 2017
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de Santoli, Livio (author), Mancini, Francesco (author), Nastasi, B. (author), Ridolfi, Serena (author)
Buildings with architectural constraints and recognized historical values entail careful design process, especially, when the aim is to improve the energy efficiency. Foreseeable interventions consist of preservation and improvement of building envelope energy performance as well as the adaptation of the built environment to modern use and its...
conference paper 2017
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Pineda Quijano, Diego (author), van der Pal, Michel (author), Infante Ferreira, C.A. (author), Boer, de, Robert (author), Vollenbroek, Jasper (author)
The last step in the production of milk powder is drying, an energy intensive process that demands 30% to 40% of the total energy input of a typical plant. It takes place in Spray Dryers (SD), where concentrated milk is sprayed and placed in direct contact with hot and dry air that cools down and gains humidity as water is evaporated from milk....
conference paper 2017
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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 modelling calculations. However, recent research has shown that the predicted energy consumption differs largely from the actual...
conference paper 2017
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Visscher, H.J. (author)
The European Union formulated high ambitions of energy reductions to be realised in the built environment. The existing housing stock covers a major share of energy use and is seen as high potential to contribute to the savings. This should be realised in the first place by reducing the energy demand for heating by renovation of the existing...
conference paper 2017
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Raji, B. (author), Tenpierik, M.J. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author)
Tall buildings are being designed and built across a wide range of cities. A poorly designed tall building can tremendously increase the building’s appetite for energy. Therefore, this paper aims to determine the design strategies that help a high-rise office building to be more energy efficient. For this purpose, a comparative study on...
journal article 2016
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