Building Refurbishment for Energy Performance A Global Approach

In Europe, the building sector accounts for 40% of energy consumption which has a strong influence on greenhouse gas emissions. The book deals with efficient methodologies aimed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the building sector. This includes analyses of the building envelopes, the heating s...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Magrini, Anna (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
Series:Green Energy and Technology
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Opaque Building Envelope
  • Transparent Building Envelope - Windows and Shading Devices Typologies for Energy Efficiency Refurbishments
  • Improving the Energy Efficiency of Heating Systems in Europe’s Residential Buildings
  • Solar Energy
  • The Calibration Process of Building Energy Models