Essays about: "Building refurbishment retrofit"

Found 2 essays containing the words Building refurbishment retrofit.

  1. 1. Aspiring for Added Value with Energy Efficient Building Renovation : REN2017 – a method for component-based selection and evaluation of building refurbishment options

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik

    Author : Johannes Leo; Peter Hansen; [2017]
    Keywords : Building refurbishment retrofit; Energy saving; Refurbishment via environmental rating tools; Added values; CCE; CSR; Post-occupancy-evaluation building assessment;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to develop and propose a heuristic prescriptive method, REN2017, for identifying and evaluating component-based refurbishment options from an energy-economic and added value standpoint; and to evaluate the method in terms of its usefulness in a real life scenario.  This study uses an abductive single-case study approach with threads of action research encompassing primary data, from the study object and two reference objects, of on-site inspections, unstructured interviews with professionals and staff surveys. READ MORE

  2. 2. Environmental and cost-effective refurbishment of million program building, integrating daylight and architectural design

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign

    Author : Aija Baumane; Lowe Dahlin; [2017]
    Keywords : Cost-effective renovation measures; energy reduction; renovation; million program building; LCA; LCC; Co-benefits; daylight; architectural design; shading.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Sweden’s substantial building stock from the million programs is in need of renovations. These residential buildings were built without major attention to energy demand or architectural aesthetics. Until now, property owners have hesitated to carry out energy renovations due to the investment cost. READ MORE