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Title: Evaluation of refurbishment strategies for post-war office buildings
Authors: Duran, Ozlem
Taylor, Simon
Lomas, Kevin J.
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: © International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA)
Citation: DURAN, O., TAYLOR, S. and LOMAS, K.J., 2015. Evaluation of refurbishment strategies for post-war office buildings. IN: Mathur, J. and Garg, V. (eds). Proceedings of the 14th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (BS2015), 7th-9th December 2015, Hyderabad, India, pp. 138 - 145.
Abstract: Multiple combinations of energy saving refurbishment measures were applied to representative models of post-war office buildings using EnergyPlus. Based on energy consumption, thermal comfort and costs, a range of heating and cooling refurbishment features were evaluated under a parameter study. The evaluation shows that although refurbished post-war offices with high insulation consume negligible amounts of heating energy, thermal comfort could only be provided by additional active cooling which results in higher costs and lower greenhouse gas reductions.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Sponsor: This research was made possible by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) support for the London-Loughborough Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Consumption (Grant EP/H009612/1).
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/21177
Publisher Link: http://www.ibpsa.org/proceedings/BS2015/p2463.pdf
ISBN: 9789352301188
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers (Civil and Building Engineering)

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