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  • Problemática de los sistemas pasivos de climatización en zonas tropicales cálido-húmedas 

    Guzmán-Hernández, Ignacio Alejandro; Franco González, Fidel; Roset Calzada, Jaime (2019-07)
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    Este artículo se enfoca en expresar algunas problemáticas con las que se encuentra la implementación de algunos sistemas de climatización pasiva para proyectos habitacionales ubicados en zonas climáticas cálido-húmedas, ...
  • 3E-analysis of a bio-solar CCHP system for the Andaman Islands, India: a case study 

    Wegener, Moritz Benjamin Gustave; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Malmquist, Anders; Martin, Andrew (2019-03)
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    Energy services are especially expensive on remote islands due to longer and more unstable fuel supply chains. In this paper, different renewable energy systems utilizing locally available biomass and solar energy are ...
  • La luz, un sabor inolvidable 

    Uriarte Otazua, Urtza; Hernandez Minguillon, Rufino J.; Zamora i Mestre, Joan-Lluís; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio (2017-01-20)
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    La iluminación natural es un parámetro de diseño, el cual permite configurar diferentes ambientes interiores con bajo consumo energético. Actividades con una vista-lateral son muy comunes. Es una de las más antiguas ...
  • Climatic performance of urban textures: analysis tools for a Mediterranean urban context 

    Salvati, Agnese; Monti, Paolo; Coch Roura, Helena; Cecere, Carlo (2019-02-15)
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    Urban heat island effect is almost always neglected in building energy simulations, due to difficulties in obtaining site-specific climate data with a district-scale resolution. This study aims at filling this gap for the ...
  • Graphical approach to assess urban quality: mapping walkability based on the TOD-standard 

    Serra Coch, Glòria; Chastel, Charlotte; Campos, Sergio; Coch Roura, Helena (2018-06-01)
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    Graphical expression through mapping can be an essential tool to conduct urban analysis, capable of expressing contextual spatial distribution and providing complementary information to numerical analysis. Although urban ...
  • Exergy as an indicator for enhancing evaluation of environmental management performance in the hospitality industry 

    Stylos, Nikolaos; Koroneos, Christopher; Roset Calzada, Jaime; González-Sánchez, Cynthia; Xydis, George; Muñoz Salinas, Francisco (2018)
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    The importance of investigating both energy and exergy flows for assessing the environmental profile of buildings has long been acknowledged. Nevertheless, although an ample number of standalone case studies have performed ...
  • Assessment of advanced natural ventilation space cooling potential across southern European coastal region 

    Pesic, Nikola; Roset Calzada, Jaime; Muros Alcojor, Adrián (2018-09)
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    Analyzing the Köppen–Geiger climate classification and available climate data for the southern European Mediterranean coast, eight reference geolocations were selected for this analysis: the cities of Valencia, Barcelona, ...
  • Natural ventilation potential of the Mediterranean coastal region of Catalonia 

    Pesic, Nikola; Roset Calzada, Jaime; Muros Alcojor, Adrián (2018-03-30)
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    Most of the Catalonian population and urban areas are located along the Mediterranean coastal zone and for this analysis three largest Catalonia’s cities are chosen: Barcelona, Terrassa and Tarragona. Each city is a ...
  • Ordering kinetics evaluation of FeAl powders 

    Cinca i Luis, Núria; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Auguet Sangrá, Carlota E.; Concustell, Amadeu; Cano, I. G.; Guilemany Casademont, Josep Maria; Fauth, F. (2017-12-01)
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    In this study, time resolved X-ray diffraction experiments using synchrotron X-ray radiation have been performed to get insight on the time and temperature dependent atomic ordering of an intermetallic Fe-40Al (at.%) ...
  • Methodology for the study of the envelope airtightness of residential buildings in Spain: a case study 

    Feijó Muñoz, Jesús; Poza Casado, Irene; González Lezcano, Roberto Alonso; Pardal March, Cristina; Echarri, Victor; Assiego de Larriva, Rafael; Fernández-Agüera, Jesica; Dios-Viéitez, María Jesús; del Campo-Díaz, Víctor José; Montesdeoca Calderín, Manuel; Padilla-Marcos, Miguel Ángel; Meiss, Alberto (2018)
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    Air leakage and its impact on the energy performance of dwellings has been broadly studied in countries with cold climates in Europe, US, and Canada. However, there is a lack of knowledge in this field in Mediterranean ...
  • Esa escuela del Vallès 

    Paricio Ansuategui, Ignacio; Pardal March, Cristina (2018-01)
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    A través de un minucioso proceso de investigación y diseño, cada proyecto de Harquitectes busca la coherencia entre imagen y funcionamiento energético. Through a detailed process of research and design, each project by ...
  • Effects of urban compactness on the building energy performance in Mediterranean climate 

    Salvati, Agnese; Coch Roura, Helena; Morganti, Michele (2017-09)
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    This work explores the double effect of urban compactness on building energy performance in a Mediterranean climate, namely the increase of urban heat island (UHI) intensity and the decrease of solar radiation availability ...

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