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  • A comparison of standardized calculation methods for in situ measurements of facades U-value 

    Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta (2016-10-15)
    Article
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    In recent years, a growing concern has been how to determine the actual thermal behaviour of façades in their operational stage, in order to establish appropriate energy-saving measures. This paper aims at comparing ...
  • Adaptación de las titulaciones técnicas al EEES. El caso de arquitectura técnica en la EPSEB - UPC 

    Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia; Jordana Riba, Francisco de Paula; Núñez Andrés, María Amparo; Rodríguez Jordana, Juan (2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    La armonización de los diferentes estudios universitarios en Europa y la creación del EEES ha supuesto un cambio de mentalidad en el diseño los nuevos planes de estudios y en la forma de contabilizar el proceso ¿enseñanza ...
  • Adaptation of the EHEA standards in degree programs 

    Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia; Núñez Andrés, María Amparo; Rodríguez Jordana, Juan; Jordana Riba, Francisco de Paula (2014-01-01)
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    In Spain, the model of education proposed by the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) represents a change in teaching methodology and planning that affects all involved in a degree course. The question is where this change ...
  • Classifying system for façades and anomalies 

    Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta (2016-02)
    Article
    Open Access
    Façades play an important role in buildings’ energy demand, and their state of conservation obviously influences thermal performance. The energy performance gap in existing residential buildings due to façade conservation ...
  • Consideraciones para el buen gobierno de una empresa: la prevención de riesgos laborales, el código ético y los valores corporativos 

    Armengou Marsans, Luis María; García Pellicer, Maria Carmen; Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia; López Domínguez, Mercedes; Pérez Arenas, Olga Karina; Quiñones Ruiz, José Miguel; Ventosa García-Murato, Montserrat (2007-06-09)
    Conference lecture
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    Sin duda la responsabilidad social en las empresas es una cuestión fundamental en lo que al buen gobierno de las organizaciones se refiere. Es por este motivo que siempre se ha tenido en cuenta en el ámbito empresarial ...
  • Creation and design of a guidelined model for the management of public urban spaces and services 

    Avellaneda López, Alina; Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia; Gibert Armengol, Vicente; Jordana Riba, Francisco de Paula (Escuela Universitaria de Arquitectura Técnica . Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 2009)
    Conference report
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    The objective of this project is the creation of a guidelined management model to optimize public spaces and urban services. The indicators composing the computerized Balanced Scorecard of the model provide information ...
  • Energy benchmarking of existing office stock in Spain: trends and drivers 

    Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Ferré Bigorra, Jaume; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia; Tejedor Herrán, Blanca (2019-11-12)
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    Buildings play a central role in the clean energy transition, which is why it is vital to understand how energy is consumed in this sector. Energy performance certificate databases are considered a key source of information ...
  • Individualized sustainable and cost optimal energy retrofitting solutions for the existing office building stock 

    Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Puig Engel, Ariadna; Ferré Bigorra, Jaume; Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia (Instituto de Investigação e Desenvolvimento Tecnológico para a Construção, Energia, Ambiente e Sustentabilidade, 2019)
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    Formulating cost-effective and environmentally friendly energy retrofitting strategies for the existing building stock is a complex task due to the heterogeneity of this sector. The aim of this paper is to present an ongoing ...
  • Influence of admission marks on the academic performance of technical architecture students 

    Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia; Núñez Andrés, María Amparo; Rodríguez Jordana, Juan; Jordana Riba, Francisco de Paula (Tempus Publications, 2016)
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    Traditionally, students from higher training cycle and upper secondary school education access higher technical education with a wide range of access marks in each group. The purpose of this article is to analyse how ...
  • In situ measurement of façades with a low U-value: avoiding deviations 

    Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta (2018-04-17)
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    In situ measurements of low thermal transmittance façades are required to ensure compliance with en- ergy performance strategies for new nearly zero-energy buildings (nZEB) and with energy policies for the transition of ...
  • Office representatives for cost-optimal energy retrofitting analysis: a novel approach using cluster analysis of energy performance certificate databases 

    Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Ferré Bigorra, Jaume; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia; Tejedor Herrán, Blanca (2020-01-01)
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    A large number of buildings must be evaluated to formulate energy retrofitting policies for existing building stock. In this context, it is crucial to identify reference buildings that can effectively represent the entire ...
  • Review of criteria for determining HFM minimum test duration 

    Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta (2018-10-01)
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    The actual thermal behaviour of façades is important to identify suitable energy-saving measures and in- crease the energy performance of existing buildings. However, the accuracy of in situ measurements of façades’ U-values ...