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  • Cost-effective analysis for selecting energy efficiency measures for refurbishment of residential buildings in Catalonia 

    Ortiz, Joana; Fonseca Casas, Antoni; Salom, Jaume; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Fonseca Casas, Pau (2016-09-15)
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    This paper presents the results of a detailed method for developing cost-optimal studies for the energy refurbishment of residential buildings. The method takes part of an innovative approach: two-step evaluation considering ...
  • Unveiling connectivity patterns of categories in complex systems: an application to human needs in urban places 

    Papachristou, Ioanna Anna; Rosas Casals, Martí (2016-09-06)
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    We present a methodology based on weighted networks and dependence coefficients aimed at revealing connectivity patterns between categories. As a case study, it is applied to an urban place and at two spatial levels—neighborhood ...
  • Spatial and performance optimality in power distribution networks 

    Luo, Lingen; Pagani, Giuliano A.; Rosas Casals, Martí (2016-07-27)
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    Complex network theory has been widely used in vulnerability analysis of power networks, especially for power transmission ones. With the development of the smart grid concept, power distribution networks are becoming ...
  • Utilizing international networks for accelerating research and learning in transformational sustainability science 

    Withycombe, Lauren; Wiek, Arnim; Lang, Daniel J.; Yokohari, Makoto; van Breda, John; Olsson, Lennart; Ness, Barry; Morató Farreras, Jordi; Segalàs Coral, Jorge; Martens, Pim; Bojórquez-Tapia, Luis A.; Evans, James (2016-05)
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    A promising approach for addressing sustainability problems is to recognize the unique conditions of a particular place, such as problem features and solution capabilities, and adopt and adapt solutions developed at other ...
  • Transport energy demand in Andorra. Assessing private car futures through sensitivity and scenario analysis 

    Travesset Baro, Oriol; Ó Gallachóir, Brian P.; Jover Comas, Eric; Rosas Casals, Martí (2016-09)
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    This paper presents a model which estimates current car fleet energy consumption in Andorra and forecasts such consumption as a reference scenario. The base-year model is built through a bottom-up methodology using vehicle ...
  • Accreditation of Spanish Engineering Programs, first experiences. The case of the Terrassa School of Engineering 

    Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Mata Pou, Mireia; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Marqués Calvo, José Joaquín; Espot Piñol, Carmen; Forcada Plaza, Santiago; Voltas Aguilar, Jordi; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Sellarès González, Jordi; Gil Bonet, Alfred (2016)
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    The implementation of the European Space for Higher Education has entailed new requirements for Spanish Higher Education Programs. Regulations (RD 1393, 2007) stablish that university programs, in order to have official ...
  • Properties and optimal manufacturing conditions of chicken feathers/poly(lactic acid) biocomposites 

    Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Aymerich Amorós, Jordi; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Molins Durán, Gemma; Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (2015-04-20)
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    Chicken feathers waste from poultry industry was incorporated in poly(lactic acid) matrix to obtain an environmental friendly biocomposite taking advantage of the unique properties of chicken feathers, such as low density, ...
  • Cationic poly(butylene succinate) copolyesters 

    Bautista, Mayka; Martínez de Ilarduya Sáez de Asteasu, Domingo Antxon; Alla, Abdelilah; Vives, Marc; Morató Farreras, Jordi; Muñoz Guerra, Sebastián (2016-02-01)
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    The synthesis, characterization and comparative evaluation of properties of two series of cationic PBS copolyesters bearing respectively ammonium and tributylphosphonium side groups, are reported. The copolyesters with ...
  • Comfort and economic criteria for selecting passive measures for the energy refurbishment of residential buildings in Catalonia 

    Ortiz, Joana Aina; Fonseca i Casas, Antoni; Salom Tormo, Jaume; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Fonseca Casas, Pau; Russo, Verdiana (2016-01-01)
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    This paper presents a detailed method to develop cost-optimal studies for the energy renovation of residential buildings. A realistic characterization of the building has been introduced, using measurement and survey data. ...
  • Optimal buildings’ energy consumption calculus through a distributed experiment execution 

    Fonseca Casas, Pau; Fonseca i Casas, Antoni; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Ortiz, Joana; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Solom, Jaume (2015-11-05)
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    The calculus of building energy consumption is a demanding task because multiple factors must be considered during experimentation. Additionally, the definition of the model and the experiments is complex because the problem ...

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