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  • Bio-based insulation materials and their hygrothermal performance in a building envelope system (ETICS) 

    Palumbo, Mariana; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Giraldo Forero, María del Pilar; Correal Modol, Eduard (2018-09-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Bio-based insulation materials (such as wood or hemp) are emerging as a promising alternative in building envelope applications, aiming at improving in-use energy efficiency. When compared to common insulation materials ...
  • Characterization of the fire behaviour of tropical wood species for use in the construction industry 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Montón Lecumberri, Joaquín; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Giraldo, Pilar; Sotomayor, Javier; Palumbo, Mariana (Technischen Universität Graz, 2016)
    Conference report
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    It is widely acknowledged that wood is a combustible and flammable material. However, not all woods have the same fire behaviour; this can change significantly depending on the type and species of wood. Usually, hardwoods ...
  • Contratación estudio sobre las posibilidades de la ventilación natural en el marco del CTE 

    Palumbo, Mariana; Rodríguez Cantalapiedra, Inma; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Godoy Muñoz, Alfonso de Jesús; Moreno, Víctor; Acin Martínez, Alberto (2016-02-09)
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    Open Access
  • Determination of hygrothermal parameters of experimental and commercial bio-based insulation materials 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Palumbo, Mariana; Holcroft, Neal; Shea, Andy; Walker, P (2016-10-15)
    Article
    Open Access
    The development and application of bio-based insulation materials can contribute to the minimization of the environmental impacts of buildings through reduction of embodied and in-use energy demand, in addition to many ...
  • Improvement of fire reaction and mould growth resistance of a new bio-based thermal insulation material 

    Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Palumbo, Mariana; Giraldo, Pilar; Lesar, Boštjan (Elsevier, 2016-12-20)
    Article
    Open Access
    In the present paper, the performance of an innovative thermal insulation rigid board is evaluated in terms of fire behaviour and fungal resistance. The board is based on vegetal pith and a natural gum (corn pith and sodium ...
  • Roadmaps for energy (R4E): future options for smart buildings 

    Masseck, Torsten; Palumbo, Mariana; Godoy Muñoz, Alfonso de Jesús; Cuchí Burgos, Alberto (2017-04-24)
    External research report
    Open Access
    In the Roadmaps for Energy (R4E) project, the partners will work together to develop a new energy strategy: their Energy Roadmap. The difference between the regular energy strategies and action plans and these new Energy ...
  • Roadmaps for energy (R4E): future options for smart urban spaces 

    Masseck, Torsten; Palumbo, Mariana; Godoy Muñoz, Alfonso de Jesús; Cuchí Burgos, Alberto (2017-04-24)
    External research report
    Open Access
    The R4E partners work together to develop a new type of energy strategy through visions and roadmaps for the 8 partners cities, in co-creation with local stakeholders. The project supports the development of visioning and ...
  • Using a construction technique to understand it: thin-tile vaulting 

    López López, David; Domènech Rodríguez, Marta; Palumbo, Mariana (Universidade do Minho, 2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    'The conservation and restoration of monuments must have recourse to all the sci-ences and techniques which can contribute to the study and safeguarding of the architectural heritage' [1]. The Venice Charter showed a new ...