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Measured indoor temperatures, thermal comfort and overheating risk: Post-Occupancy evaluation of low energy houses in the UK
There is growing concern in Western Europe that higher insulation and air tightness of residential buildings may lead to increased overheating risk during the summer. This risks undoing the energy savings as it may lead ...
Thermal performance exploration of 3D printed cob
(Taylor & Francis, 2019-04-17)
Delivering sustainable buildings in retail construction
(Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM)., 2012-09-03)
The demand for high performance 'green' or 'sustainable' buildings is becoming increasingly important in the retail industry. Large construction companies in this sector have started to show leadership by working with their ...
A Decision Making System for Selecting Sustainable Technologies for Retail Buildings
(International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction., 2013-05-06)
The implementation of sustainable technologies can improve the energy and carbon efficiency of existing retail buildings. However, the selection of an appropriate sustainable technology is a complex task due to the large ...
eViz - Energy Visualisation for Carbon Reduction
Measured indoor temperatures, thermal comfort and overheating risk: Post-occupancy evaluation of low energy houses in the UK
There is growing concern in Western Europe that higher insulation and air tightness of residential buildings leads to increased overheating risk. This paper discusses temperature monitoring from identical houses in the ...
The actual performance of aspiring low energy social houses in the United Kingdom
This paper compares the actual energy performance of six flats and two houses built to low energy standards (Code for Sustainable Homes Levels 4 and 5) with a near identical flat and house built to minimum compliance only ...
A New Methodology for the Selective Measurement of building Performance and Safety
© 2017 The Authors. This paper evaluates the present evidence of smoke spread due to problems in compartmentation and also reviews different test methods which can be employed to identify these problems during construction ...