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  • Energy Renovation of Buildings the Skin of a Building 70's Housing Developments in Barcelona Montbau's Housing Developments Renovation 

    Rieradevall Pons, Josep Maria; Avellaneda Diaz-Grande, Jaime; Roset Calzada, Jaime (2017-02)
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    This study, considering the current conditions of our planet, proposes to analyze how efficient is to renovate building skins to meet energy, economic, and CO2 emission criteria. A building envelope is the part of a ...
  • Renewable energy sources-integrated refurbishment approach for low-rise residential prefabricated building in Belgrade, Serbia 

    Matic, Dubravka; Roset Calzada, Jaime; Todorovic, Marija S. (SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC, 2016-07-20)
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    The refurbishment of the existing housing stock has a twofold aim: to decrease consumption of fossil fuels and to reduce the CO2 emissions. The main focus of the presented paper is the evaluation of the integrated design ...
  • Criterios para practicas de evaluación de calidad 

    Cadenato, Ana; Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario; Gallego Fernández, María Isabel; Amante García, Beatriz; Jordana Barnils, José; Farrerons Vidal, Óscar; Isalgue Buxeda, Antonio; Fabregat Fillet, Jaume (2012-07-31)
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    El grupo de innovación GRAPA ( GRupo de la Evaluación de la Práctica Académica ) d el proyecto RIMA de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya ha elaborado una serie de criterios , en forma de rúbrica, como buenas prácticas ...
  • Solar energy as a form giver for future cities 

    Curreli, Alessandra; Serra Coch, Glòria; Isalgue Buxeda, Antonio; Crespo Cabillo, Isabel; Coch Roura, Helena (2016-07-14)
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    Accés obert
    Energy is considered as a main influence on urban configurations. However, there is a difficulty on translating the city models based on theoretical renewable energy concepts into practical applications. This study considers ...
  • Solar access assessment in dense urban environments: the effect of intersections in an urban canyon 

    García Nevado, Elena; Pagès Ramon, Anna; Coch Roura, Helena (2016-10-06)
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    The urban canyon model has been recurrently used as a basis for many solar access studies. However, its conception as endless structures disregards the effect of street intersections, despite being characteristic elements ...
  • Dailight management in mediterranean cities: when sortage is not the issue 

    López Besora, Judit; Serra Coch, Glòria; Coch Roura, Helena; Isalgue Buxeda, Antonio (2016-09-15)
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    Accés obert
    Natural resources such as daylight and sunlight are highly appreciated in countries with prevailing overcast skies. Taking advantage of this scarce resource contributes to saving energy on arti¿cial lighting. In contrast ...
  • CEMs and Faraday rotation study of ¿-Fe2O3- Fe3O4films obtained by a new pyrolisis technique 

    Cusidó Fàbregas, Joan Antoni; Obradors Berenguer, Xavier; Fontcuberta, Josep; Isalgue Buxeda, Antonio; Canal Bienzobas, Fernando; Joubert, Jean C.; Langlet, M. (1987-01)
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    Thin film iron oxides prepared by a new pyrolisis technique are studied by means of CEM spectroscopy and Faraday rotation measurements. It is shown that Fe3O4spinel oxides are obtained when the deposition is performed under ...
  • Shop-window lighting in the Mediterranean countries: the use of sun to improve visual appeal and reduce energy demand 

    Anagnou, Eleni; Coch Roura, Helena; Crespo Cabillo, Isabel (2015-07)
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    The present study deals with the potential reduction of energy consumption for lighting of shop window displays in the Mediterranean countries. Urban commerce has a very high impact on economics and it is a highly ...
  • Human thermal comfort conditions and urban planning in hot-humid climates: the case of Cuba 

    Rodríguez Algeciras, José Abel; Coch Roura, Helena; de la Paz Pérez, Guillermo; Chaos Yeras, Mabel; Matzarakis, Andreas (2015-12)
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    Accés restringit per política de l'editorial
    Climate regional characteristics, urban environmental conditions, and outdoors thermal comfort requirements of residents are important for urban planning. Basic studies of urban microclimate can provide information and ...
  • Behavior of NiTi wires for dampers and actuators in extreme conditions 

    Isalgue Buxeda, Antonio; Auguet Sangrá, Carlota E.; Grau, R.; Torra Ferré, Vicenç; Cinca Luis, Nuria; Fernández, J. (2015-09-01)
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    Shape memory alloys are considered smart materials because of their singular thermo-mechanical properties, due to a thermoelastic martensitic transformation, enabling possible uses as actuators (because of mechanical ...

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