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    • Decision support for planning sustainable energy management in underground stations 

      Giretti, Alberto; Ansuini, Roberta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Amorós Gabarrón, Francesc; Constantini, Valerio; Pescatori, Giovanni (2014)
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      This paper outlines the decision support system that is being developing for the performance and financial analysis of the SEAM4US system, concerned with the implementation of an Intelligent Energy Management system for ...
    • ENCOURAGEing results on ICT for energy efficient buildings 

      Le Guilly, Thibaut; Skou, Arne; Olsen, Petur; Madsen, Per Pritz; Albano, Michele; Ferreira, Luis Lino; Pinho, Luis Miguel; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta (IEEE Press, 2016)
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      This paper presents how the ICT infrastructure developed in the European ENCOURAGE project, centered around a message oriented middleware, enabled energy savings in buildings and households. The components of the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Energy mapping of existing building stock in Spain 

      Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Cuerva Contreras, Eva (2016-01-20)
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      Energy performance certificate databases are a key tool for mapping national building stock and thus fostering greater overall energy efficiency. This paper presents an insight into the energy performance of residential ...
    • Energy performance assessment of an intelligent energy management system 

      Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Giretti, Alberto (2016-03-01)
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      Although energy management systems are expected to result in decreased energy consumption, it is important not to overlook the energy used until commissioning (including raw materials acquisition, manufacturing and ...
    • Energy savings in underground metro stations through the implementation of an environmental aware control system 

      Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel (CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group, 2014)
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      This paper is aimed at describing an intelligent environmental aware energy management system for underground stations, developed under the auspices of the European project Sustainable Energy mAnageMent for Underground ...
    • Environmental impacts related to the commissioning and usage phase of an intelligent energy management system 

      Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Giretti, Alberto (2015-01-15)
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      This paper presents for the first time the results of a life cycle assessment study for an intelligent energy management system. We considered material acquisition, manufacturing, transportation, assembly, operation and ...
    • Estimación del consumo de energía primaria y de las emisiones de CO2 de los edificios de viviendas de una ciudad de tamaño medio 

      Fuertes Casals, Alba; Hernández Sánchez, Juan Manuel; Roca Ramon, Xavier; Domènech Mas, Josep Maria; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Vilella, Quirze; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Forcada Matheu, Núria (2010)
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    • Estimation of a room ventilation air change rate using a stochastic grey-box modelling approach 

      Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Giretti, Alberto (2018-08)
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      The measurement of ventilation air change rate is a difficult, expensive task in buildings. Usually, the tracer-gas mass balance equation is used to determine ventilation air change rates. This method uses an ordinary ...
    • Estudio de los escenarios de uso del modelo desarrollado y las consiguientes estrategias para la visualización 

      Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel (2020-01-13)
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      Este informe representa el hito número 9 del proyecto de investigación EOFF - Soluciones individualizadas ambientalmente y económicamente sostenibles para la rehabilitación energética del parque de edificios de oficinas ...
    • Evaluación del ahorro energético asociado a la aplicación de las medidas de mejora energética 

      Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel (2019-09-06)
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      Este informe representa el hito número 3 del proyecto de investigación EOFF - Soluciones individualizadas ambientalmente y económicamente sostenibles para la rehabilitación energética del parque de edificios de oficinas ...
    • Exploring the potential of a gamified approach to reduce energy use and carbon emissions in the household sector 

      Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Forcada Matheu, Núria (2021-03)
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      This paper analyzes the impact of an innovative approach based on gamification to promote reduced energy consumption in social housing. The game was developed and validated under the auspices of the EU-funded project ...
    • Factors affecting rework costs in construction 

      Forcada Matheu, Núria; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Macarulla Martí, Marcel (2017-08)
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      Rework adversely impacts the performance of building projects. In this study, data were analyzed from 788 construction incidents in 40 Spanish building projects to determine the influence of project and managerial ...
    • Field study on thermal comfort in nursing homes in heated environments 

      Forcada Matheu, Núria; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Tejedor Herrán, Blanca; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia (2021-08)
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      Considering the progressive population aging, the fact that old people spend around 90% of their time indoors and the high energy expenditure of heating systems, thermal comfort in nursing homes should be analysed. The aim ...
    • Guía de actividades docentes para la formación en integración e igualdad de oportunidades por razón de discapacidad en las enseñanzas técnicas: accesibilidad universal y diseño para todos 

      Guasch Murillo, Daniel; Corbalán Fuertes, Montserrat; Dotras Ruscalleda, Pilar; Llinares Fité, Montserrat; Aguado Roca, María Teresa; Bestraten Castells, Sandra Cinta; Bordas Eddy, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Catala Roig, Neus; Salán Ballesteros, Maria Núria; Ruiz Vela, Inmaculada; Román Jiménez, José Antonio; Roca Ramon, Xavier; Lamich Arocas, Manuel; Jaen Fernandez, Carles; Hormias Laperal, Emilio; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Ferrán Gonzálvez, Carlos; Esquerra Llucià, Ignasi; Simó Mezquita, Ester; Usandizaga Calparsoro, Miguel M. (2010-11-12)
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    • Handover defects: comparison of construction and post-handover housing defects 

      Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel (2016-03)
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      Although inspections occur during construction or at handover, customers do not normally participate. This situation creates a gap between the quality perceived by both contractors and customers. An analysis of 52 552 ...
    • Human comfort modelling for elderly people by infrared thermography: Evaluating the thermoregulation system responses in an indoor environment during winter 

      Tejedor Herrán, Blanca; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Forcada Matheu, Núria (2020-12)
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      Elderly people are vulnerable to cold environments, due to aging’s impact on the density of nerve fibers. Nevertheless, automatic controls of HVAC systems do not consider the user’s real-time thermal sensation and most of ...
    • Identificación de estrategias para la optimización energética de edificios de oficinas 

      Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel (2018-09-20)
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      Este informe representa el hito número 2 del proyecto de investigación EOFF - Soluciones individualizadas ambientalmente y económicamente sostenibles para la rehabilitación energética del parque de edificios de oficinas ...
    • Identifying potential environmental impacts at the pre-construction stage 

      Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gassó Domingo, Santiago; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Roca Ramon, Xavier; Fuertes Casals, Alba (2009)
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      This paper introduces a systematic approach for dealing with potential adverse environmental impacts at the pre-construction stage. The proposed methodology serves as an assessment tool for construction projects to measure ...
    • Identifying potential health and safety risks at the pre-construction stage 

      Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Roca Ramon, Xavier; Fuertes Casals, Alba; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Vilella, Quirze (2010)
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      Previous researches have demonstrated that decisions made during the pre-construction stage have a big influence on the construction worker safety. This paper introduces a systematic approach for dealing with health and ...