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  • Side-view atmospheres under outdoor midday high luminance 

    Uriarte Otazua, Urtza; Hernandez Minguillon, Rufino J.; Zamora i Mestre, Joan-Lluís; Isalgue Buxeda, Antonio (2016-12-01)
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    This work deals with daylighting for indoor quality atmospheres, considering building skins and side-views. We also tested the vision perception provided by highly glazed façades. Several Spanish restaurants were analyzed, ...
  • Environmental assessment of 9 European public bus transportation systems 

    Nanaki, Evanthia; Koroneos, Christopher; Roset Calzada, Jaime; Tiziana, Susca; Christensen, T.H.; De Gregorio Hurtado, Sonia; Rybka, Adam; Kopitovic, J.; Heidrich, Oliver; López Jiménez, P.Amparo (Elsevier, 2016-08-29)
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    Accés restringit per política de l'editorial
    The transportation sector is one of the largest sources of EU’s greenhouse gas emissions. In 2011, transportation represented approximately 25 percent of total EU’s greenhouse gas emissions. Urban mobility accounts for 40% ...
  • Assessing the urban heat island and its energy impact on residential buildings in Mediterranean climate: Barcelona case study 

    Salvati, Agnese; Coch Roura, Helena; Cecere, Carlo (2017-04-14)
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    The Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect is particularly concerning in Mediterranean zone, as climate changeand UHI scenarios foresee a fast growth of energy consumption for next years, due to the widespread ofair conditioning ...
  • Application of the cost-optimal methodology to urban renewal projects at the territorial scale based on statistical data—A case study in Spain 

    Aguacil Moreno, Sergi; Lufkin, Sophie; Rey, Emmanuel; Cuchí Burgos, Alberto (2017-06-01)
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    As tomorrow’s cities are already largely built, many strategies stress the importance of urban renewal processes to address current energy issues. This paper focuses on the Spanish residential building stock built until ...
  • 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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    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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    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 ...

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