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dc.contributor.authorGuimarães, Erika Tinocopor
dc.contributor.authorBragança, L.por
dc.contributor.authorAlmeida, Manuela Guedes depor
dc.contributor.authorMateus, Ricardopor
dc.identifier.citationGuimarães E., Bragança L., Almeida M. G., Mateus R. Analysis of Portuguese Residential Buildings’ Needs and Proposed Solutions, EURO ELECS 2015, Vol. volume 2, Issue Chapter 9: Sustainable building technology and management, pp. 1271-1280, 2015-
dc.description.abstractThe Portuguese housing sector experienced a significant growth throughout the 20th century, particularly in the last quarter, after the democratic revolution in 1974. In fact, the number of buildings built between 1970 and 1990 is more than one third of the buildings actually existing in Portugal. Therefore most of them were built before the publication of the first regulation concerning the energy efficiency in buildings. Regarding this scenario, it would be expected that rehabilitation activities would represent most of the current construction activities. However, given some remaining barriers from old social policies, this situation is not observed; actually building retrofitting is the least significant sector, accentuating the degradation level of major part of the Portuguese housing stock. Several studies show that the main problems are found in the buildings envelope elements, such as roofs and façades. Based on this context, the aim of this paper is to introduce some examples of building retrofitting systems that, adapted to the Portuguese main needs and requirements may represent sustainable solutions to overcome the identified needs of Portuguese buildings' envelope.por
dc.subjectEnergy Retrofittingpor
dc.subjectHousing Envelopespor
dc.subjectSustainable Retrofitting.por
dc.titleAnalysis of portuguese residential buildings’ needs and proposed solutionspor
oaire.citationConferenceDate21 Jul. - 23 Jul. 2015por
oaire.citationIssueChapter 9: Sustainable building technology and management-
oaire.citationConferencePlaceGuimarães, Portugalpor
oaire.citationTitleEURO ELECS 2015por
oaire.citationVolumevolume 2-
dc.subject.fosEngenharia e Tecnologia::Engenharia Civilpor
sdum.conferencePublicationEURO ELECS 2015por
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