Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:

Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorAlmeida, Manuela Guedes depor
dc.contributor.authorFerreira, Marcopor
dc.identifier.citationAlmeida M. G., Ferreira M. Benefits from energy related building renovation beyond costs, energy and emissions, 6th International Building Physics Conference, IBPC 2015, doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.199, 2015-
dc.description.abstractThe relevance of the building sector in the global energy use as well as in the global carbon emissions, both in the developed and developing countries, makes the improvement of the overall energy performance of existing buildings an important part of the actions to mitigate climate changes. Regardless of this potential for energy and emissions saving, large scale building renovation has been found hard to trigger, mainly because present standards are mainly focused on new buildings, not responding effectively to the numerous technical, functional and economic constraints of the existing ones. One of the common problems in the assessment of building renovation scenarios is that only energy savings and costs are normally considered, despite the fact that it has been long recognized that investment on energy efficiency and low carbon technologies yield several benefits beyond the value of saved energy which can be as important as the energy cost savings process. Based on the analysis of significant literature and several case studies, the relevance of co-benefits achieved in the renovation process is highlighted. These benefits can be felt at the building level by the owner or user (like increased user comfort, fewer problems with building physics, improved aesthetics) and should therefore be considered in the definition of the renovation measures, but also at the level of the society as a whole (like health effects, job creation, energy security, impact on climate change), and from this perspective, policy makers must be aware of the possible crossed impacts among different areas of the society for the development of public policies.por
dc.subjectBuilding renovationpor
dc.subjectEnergy Efficiencypor
dc.subjectCarbon emissions reductionspor
dc.subjectLife cycle costspor
dc.titleBenefits from energy related building renovation beyond costs, energy and emissionspor
oaire.citationConferenceDate14 - 17 Jun. 2015por
oaire.citationConferencePlaceTorino, Italypor
oaire.citationTitle6th International Building Physics Conference. IBPC 2015por
dc.subject.wosScience & Technologypor
sdum.journalEnergy Procediapor
sdum.conferencePublication6th International Building Physics Conference. IBPC 2015por
Appears in Collections:C-TAC - Comunicações a Conferências Internacionais

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
2180-IBPC15_Benefits from energy related building renovation.pdf656,98 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

Partilhe no FacebookPartilhe no TwitterPartilhe no DeliciousPartilhe no LinkedInPartilhe no DiggAdicionar ao Google BookmarksPartilhe no MySpacePartilhe no Orkut
Exporte no formato BibTex mendeley Exporte no formato Endnote Adicione ao seu ORCID