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    • Ålen stavkirke; en gjenoppdagelse gjennom handverket - å lage en middelalderportal 

      Jenssen, Henrik (Bachelor thesis, 2019)
      Denne oppgaven er del av en pågående undersøkelse av Haltdalen stavkirke og de øvrige stavkirkene fra Trøndelag. Hovedmålet med prosjektet er å bygge en kopi av Haltdalen stavkirke til en middelaldergård på Trondarnes i ...
    • Balanced Evaluation of Structural and Environmental Performances in Building Design 

      Lamperti Tornaghi, Marco; Loli, Arian; Negro, Paolo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The design of new buildings, and even more the rehabilitation of existing ones, needs to satisfy modern criteria in terms of energy efficiency and environmental performance, within the context of adequate safety requirements. ...
    • Balancing competing parameters in search of optimal configurations for a fix louvre blade system with integrated PV 

      Cachat, Ellika Traveres; Bøe, Kristian; Lobaccaro, Gabriele; Goia, Francesco; Grynning, Steinar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      In this paper, a parametric analysis of the configuration of a fix louvre-blade system with integrated PV coating is presented. The study evaluates different exploitations of solar energy focusing on the competing functions ...
    • Between Research and Practice: Experts on Implementing Sustainable Construction 

      Bharathi, Krishna; Nicol, Lee Ann (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Despite documented political support for energy reduction measures in Switzerland’s built environment, as well as high international regard for its construction and research sectors, design practitioners and researchers ...
    • Bioclimatic Design of Green Buildings 

      Finocchiaro, Luca; Lobaccaro, Gabriele (Chapter, 2017)
      Technological development of digital processors and simulation software of different kind has made it possible nowadays to simultaneously handle complex systems of equations behind buildings’ environmental performance. ...
    • Boosting solar accessibility and potential of urban districts in the Nordic climate: A case study in Trondheim 

      Lobaccaro, Gabriele; Carlucci, Salvatore; Croce, Silvia; Paparella, Rossana; Finocchiaro, Luca (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The harvesting of solar energy still encounters many barriers in Scandinavia. This paper proposes a set of solar urban planning recommendations to enhance the solar accessibility and potential and thereby increase the ...
    • Building Bioclimatic Design in cold climate office buildings 

      Ness, Maria Coral Albelda-Estellés; Andresen, Inger; Kleiven, Tommy (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Building Bioclimatic Design (BBCD) understands architecture as a filter between outdoor climate and indoor comfort. This way, it encourages the exploitation of freely available climatic resources, before adding any HVAC ...
    • Building Integration of Aerogel Glazings 

      Gao, Tao; Jelle, Bjørn Petter; Gustavsen, Arild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The recent building practices have shown that aerogel glazings can be used as a multifunctional building envelope component for different purposes. Nevertheless, the distinctive physical properties and energy performance ...
    • Bustad og beiteland 

      Skålnes, Sunniva (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2003:51, Doctoral thesis, 2003)
      Dette arbeidet er eit bidrag i rekkja av studiar av vår tids folkearkitektur, og skal handla om bustaden i samiske strøk på 1990-talet. Det er såleis ei historie om regulerte byggefelt og masseframstilte, ”norske” kataloghus. ...
    • Carbon dioxide-based occupancy estimation using stochastic differential equations 

      Wolf, Sebastian; Cali, Davide; Krogstie, John; Madsen, Henrik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      In the existing building stock, heating, cooling and ventilation usually run on fixed schedules, in many cases, even all day. In particular, ventilation systems often run with a constant air flow rate that is adjusted based ...
    • Case study of personal heaters in a Plus energy building – Simulations of potential energy savings and results from a field test 

      Lassen, Niels (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Personal Comfort Systems (PCS) for heating, such as foot warmers, heated chairs and infrared heaters, can compensate for a lowering of up to 10°C in ambient temperatures in a heating situation. They are found to lead to a ...
    • Categorisation of Colour Terms Using New Validation Tools: A Case Study and Implications 

      Arbab, Shabnam; Brindle, Jonathan A.; Matusiak, Barbara Szybinska; Kløckner, Christian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      This article elaborates on the results of a field experiment conducted among speakers of the Chakali language, spoken in northern Ghana. In the original study, the Color-aid Corporation Chart was used to perform the focal ...
    • CFD Study of Diffuse Ceiling Ventilation through Perforated Ceiling Panels 

      Nocente, Alessandro; Arslan, Tufan; Grynning, Steinar; Goia, Francesco (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Diffuse Ceiling Ventilation (DCV) is a promising concept to address internal air quality and thermal comfort requirements in contemporary buildings. Sound-absorbing perforated ceiling panels are common in office rooms and ...
    • Characteristics that matter in a climate façade: A sensitivity analysis with building energy simulation tools 

      Gelesz, Adrienn; Catto Lucchino, Elena; Goia, Francesco; Serra, Valentina; Reith, András (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Double skin façades (DSFs) are considered façade technologies that can reduce energy use and improve occupant comfort due to their advanced features. Their design requires reliable simulations due to their complex ...
    • Climate change impacts and fungal decay in vulnerable historie buildings at Svalbard 

      Flyen, Anne Cathrine; Flyen, Cecilie; Mattsson, Johan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      This paper emphasises on degradation of wood in cultural heritage structures at Svalbard. Nowhere else does global heating occur faster. Negative impacts of climate change will increase the strain on wooden structures ...
    • climify.org: an online solution for easy control and monitoring of the indoor environment 

      Cali, Davide; Kindler, Ekkart; Ebrahimy, Razgar; Bacher, Peder; Hu, Kevin; Østrup, Michelle Lind; Bachalarz, Magnus; Madsen, Henrik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Real energy performance of new and retrofitted buildings often consistently differs from expectations. While occupants might complain about poor indoor climate, the energy use in such buildings is often higher than expected, ...
    • Co-Creating Local Energy Transitions Through Smart Cities: Piloting a Prosumer-Oriented Approach 

      Gall, Tjark; Carbonari, Giulia; Ahlers, Dirk; Wyckmans, Annemie (Chapter, 2020)
    • Co-Creation of Positive Energy Blocks 

      Ahlers, Dirk; Driscoll, Patrick Arthur; Wibe, Håvard; Wyckmans, Annemie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      A main challenge in building carbon-neutral built environments is the ability to scale and replicate solutions. We examine how to develop low-carbon neighbourhoods and districts, while aiming at climate-friendly and ...
    • Co-simulation and validation of the performance of a highly flexible parametric model of an external shading system 

      Taveres-Cachat, Ellika; Goia, Francesco (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The article presents a validation study of a modelling approach implemented in a numerical script for external louvred shading systems based on an experimental analysis in a full-scale test facility. The model developed ...
    • CO2-based grey-box model to estimate airflow rate and room occupancy 

      Wolf, Sebastian; Alonso, Maria Justo; Cali, Davide; Krogstie, John; Mathisen, Hans Martin; Madsen, Henrik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      In the existing building stock, heating, cooling and ventilation often run on fixed schedules assuming maximal occupancy. However, fitting the control of the HVAC system to the building’s real demand offers large potential ...