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  • The value of the colour temperature in a low light intensity design 

    Espinoza Cateriano, Edgard Eduardo; López Besora, Judit; Alonso Montolio, Carlos; Coch Roura, Helena; Crespo Cabillo, Isabel (Springer, 2021-09-29)
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    The study focused on low light intensity spaces. The research helps to find strategies for the reduction of energy consumption. It aims to highlight the role of colour temperature in the lighting design of historic buildings. ...
  • Monitoring and Calculation Study in Mediterranean Residential Spaces: Thermal Performance Comparison for the Winter Season 

    Santana, Bruno Oliveira; Torres Quezada, Jefferson; Coch Roura, Helena; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio (2022-03-09)
    Article
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    In cold regions, the reduction in envelope thermal transmittance is often the dominant parameter in ensuring thermal comfort in buildings. However, countries in warmer climates have also adopted this same strategy, often ...
  • Assessing the cooling effect of urban textile shading devices through time-lapse thermography 

    García Nevado, Elena; Beckers, Benoit; Coch Roura, Helena (Elsevier, 2020)
    Article
    Open Access
    The overheating of the street surfaces has negative impacts on pedestrian comfort and cooling energy consumption. During the past few decades, extensive research has been carried out on heat mitigation technologies. However, ...
  • Characterization of library lighting design: a study of dynamic and static space 

    Espinoza Cateriano, Edgard Eduardo; Coch Roura, Helena; Crespo Cabillo, Isabel (Universidade da Coruña, 2020)
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    The use of space is a fundamental variable in the creative process, so it is included in the lighting design. This paper presents a key to characterize the lighting space, to be used in the initial stages of architectural ...
  • Building circular economy: a case study designed and built following a BIM-based life cycle assessment approach 

    Berardi, Umberto; Alfaro Garrido, Licinio José; Procházkova, Zuzana; Pich-aguilera Baurier, Felipe; Manca, Mauro (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2020)
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    The awareness of the environmental impact of buildings during their entire whole life cycle has seen a growing interest in recent years. In fact, as buildings become more energy-efficient, life cycle impacts become ...