Advances in Housing Retrofit
Processes, Concepts and Technologies
October 2011 - PDF 8.96MB
Editor: Sebastian Herkel and Florian Kagerer
With 60 documented retrofitted buildings, task 37 shows the different strategies and technologies available for advanced housing renovation in twelve participating countries. Detailed analysis shows that the step to Net Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) is coming more to reality.
This source book deals with processes, concepts, economy and technologies which are all relevant to achieve the approach of a significant reduction of the energy demand in combination with an efficient energy supply from renewable sources. This book represents an impressive source of information from collaborative work of more than 30 experts from 12 countries.
The book gives a comprehensive insight in advances achieved within Task 37. It addresses professionals in the building sector as well as the scientific community. The book includes thematic chapters of Processes and design methodology, Building envelope, Ventilation, Energy supply systems, Solar Thermal in Renovation, Design Solutions and Performances of demonstration buildings.