• Adapting Green-Blue Roofs to Nordic Climate 

      Thodesen, Bridget; Kvande, Tore; Tajet, Helga Therese Tilley; Time, Berit; Lohne, Jardar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      This paper reviews research literature on the subject of the potential role of green-­blue roofs within a Nordic urban environment, to find potential implications for stormwater handling of research carried out and knowledge ...
    • Anvisning for massivtrebygging 

      Wahlstrøm, Simen (Master thesis, 2019)
      Masteroppgaven bygger videre på fordypningsprosjektet med tittel Erfaringer med bygging i massivtre (Wahlstrøm, 2018). Med bakgrunn i 19 intervjuer med aktører i byggenæringen, avdekker fordypningsprosjektet et kunnskapshull ...
    • Betong som elektrisk isolator i aluminiumsproduksjon 

      Fossum, Bjarne Eie (Master thesis, 2014)
      Produksjon av aluminium foregår i store elektrolyseanlegg og drives ved hjelp av kraftige likestrømsstyrker. I slike anlegg er det svært viktig å forhindre elektrisk kortslutning og elektromagnetisk eksponering. Da betong ...
    • Climate Adaptation Framework for Moisture-resilient Buildings in Norway 

      Lisø, Kim Robert; Kvande, Tore; Time, Berit (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      In the next decades, buildings and infrastructure will be exposed to significantly different climatic strains than they are today. Still, building standards and design guidelines presuppose use of historic weather data. ...
    • Climate Adaptation in Maintenance Operation and Management of Buildings 

      Grynning, Steinar; Gradeci, Klodian; Gaarder, Jørn Emil; Time, Berit; Lohne, Jardar; Kvande, Tore (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The aim of this paper is to analyze the basic criteria, trends, applications, and developments related to climate adaptation in building maintenance and operation management (MOM) practices in Norway. Investigations conducted ...
    • Climate adaptation of buildings through MOM- and upgrading - State of the art and research needs 

      Grynning, Steinar; Wærnes, Elisabeth Gaal; Kvande, Tore; Time, Berit (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      This study presents an overview of research initiatives and projects addressing climate adaption in management operation and maintenance (MOM) and upgrade of existing buildings. The aim was to identify knowledge needs and ...
    • Climate adaptation of pitched wooden roofs 

      Gullbrekken, Lars (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2018:124, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      In this thesis, wooden roofs are defined as roof structures where the load-bearing structure consists of wood. Such structures are normally built with a ventilated air cavity between the underlayer roof and the roofing. ...
    • Climate Change Adaptation Measures for Buildings—A Scoping Review 

      Stagrum, Anna Eknes; Andenæs, Erlend; Kvande, Tore; Lohne, Jardar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Abstract:As the climate changes globally and locally, the built environment will be subject to differentclimatic exposure than in the past. Adaptation measures are required to ensure the long-termintegrity and successful ...
    • Durability of ETICS with Rendering in Norway—Experimental and Field Investigations 

      Kvande, Tore; Bakken, Noralf; Bergheim, Einar; Thue, Jan Vincent (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems (ETICS) with Rendering are widely used in both rehabilitation and new building projects, even in areas with harsh climates such as the western regions of Norway. However, we ...
    • Efficiency of BIPV system – Field study in Norwegian climate 

      Gullbrekken, Lars; Bunkholt, Nora Schjøth; Grynning, Steinar; Bellman, Martin; Kvande, Tore (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Use of solar cells (PV) and solar collectors are key remedies in buildings where a large part of the energy supply should be based on renewable energy. The aim of this work has been to evaluate calculated and measured solar ...
    • Eksperimentell studie av termisk oppdrift i tak med luftet tekning 

      Bunkholt, Nora Schjøth (Master thesis, 2019)
      Skrå tretak ventileres gjennom en luftespalte under takets tekning for å fjerne varme og fuktighet fra takkonstruksjonen. Luftingen er avgjørende for å unngå fuktskader i konstruksjonen og redusere snøsmelting på taket. ...
    • Experimental Study of Thermal Buoyancy in the Cavity of Ventilated Roofs 

      Bunkholt, Nora Schjøth; Säwén, Toivo; Stockhaus, Martina; Kvande, Tore; Gullbrekken, Lars; Wahlgren, Paula; Lohne, Jardar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Pitched wooden roofs are ventilated through an air cavity beneath the roofing in order to remove heat and moisture from the roof construction. The ventilation is driven by wind pressure and thermal buoyancy. This paper ...
    • Flat Roofs Defects – Norwegian Building Sector Perspectives 

      Andenæs, Erlend; Engebø, Atle; Kvande, Tore; Bohne, Rolf André; Lohne, Jardar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Flat roof constructions covered with flexible roofing is a common feature on large buildings, as they are robust and require little maintenance. However, faults in flat roof design or their assembly could lead to costly ...
    • Fuktmåling i LVL med trådløse sensorer 

      Birkeland, Inger Merete (Master thesis, 2019)
      Masteroppgaven har til hensikt å undersøke fuktopptak i LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) og forskjellige målemetoder for å finne fuktinnholdet eller ”moisture content” (MC) i treverk utsatt for klima med forskjellig fuktighet. ...
    • Fuktopptak i plastisolasjon 

      Stagrum, Anna Eknes (Master thesis, 2018)
      Hensikten med denne oppgaven er å finne ut hvor mye fukt som blir absorbert i ekspandert polystyren (EPS) og ekstrudert polystyren (XPS) når de er utsatt for stående vanntrykk og fuktmettet luft. I tillegg er påvirkningen ...
    • Fuktsikre bygningsdeler mot terreng 

      Lund, Sondre Dahlen (Master thesis, 2017)
      Undersøke fuktiskre konstruksjoner som skal takle større fuktpåkjenning pga. fremtidige klimaendringer
    • Grunnmur i murverk av lettklinkerblokk 

      Norum, Magnus (Master thesis, 2016)
      Denne oppgaven omhandler praktiske forsøk av veggelementer laget av Leca isoblokk 30cm armert med enten stige- eller sikksakkarmering. Sikksakkarmeringen blir brukt til armering av isoblokker under terreng for å sikre ...
    • Heftsonekarakterisering i teglmurverk 

      Sandvik, Hanna Vebjørnsen (Master thesis, 2016)
      Når det regner på en teglsteinsfasade vil noe av vannet trenge innover i konstruksjonen. Fasaden må derfor være utført på en slik måte at veggen ikke får reduserte uttørkningsmuligheter og kan ikke akkumulere fukt. Hovedmålet ...
    • Hot-Box measurements of highly insulated wall, roof and floor structures 

      Gullbrekken, Lars; Uvsløkk, Sivert; Kvande, Tore; Time, Berit (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The purpose of this study was to investigate how natural convection in air-permeable glass wool insulation affects the thermal transmittance in walls, roofs and floor structures. The results can be used to evaluate the ...
    • Influence of Local Weather Conditions on Ventilation of a Pitched Wooden Roof 

      Bunkholt, Nora Schjøth; Gullbrekken, Lars; Kvande, Tore (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      This paper investigates the influence of temperature and wind conditions on ventilation of the air cavity beneath the roofing in a full-scale pitched wooden roof construction. The potential for condensation in the air ...