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  • Economía circular en el sector de los residuos de construcción y demolición: análisis de iniciativas en España 

    López Ruiz, Luis Alberto; Roca Ramon, Xavier; Gassó Domingo, Santiago (Asociación Española de Ingeniería de Proyectos (AEIPRO), 2020)
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    La Economía Circular (EC) es un concepto recientemente desarrollado que ha ganado un importante reconocimiento en el ámbito político, de negocios y academia, debido a que es considerada una alternativa innovadora aplicable ...
  • Evaluation of thermal comfort in elderly care centres (ECC) 

    Forcada Matheu, Núria; Tejedor Herrán, Blanca (2020)
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    The demand for elderly care centres (ECCs) is increasing as the population ages. This paper presents a field investigation on the thermal comfort of elderly in ECC and compares the outputs of existing thermal comfort ...
  • Improving urban metabolism: bi-directional energy and environmental benefits of rooftop greenhouse and building integration 

    Muñoz Liesa, Joan; Royapoor, Mohammad; López Capel, Elisa; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Gassó Domingo, Santiago; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro (International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA), 2019)
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    Rapid global urbanisation in 21st century results in cities consuming vast resources but also offering unique opportunities for more integrated and circular resource management. This work investigates potential benefits ...
  • Sustainable business model archetypes for the electric vehicle battery second use industry: towards a conceptual framework 

    Reinhardt, Robert; Amante García, Beatriz; Christodoulou, Ioannis; Gassó Domingo, Santiago (ESCP Europe (École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris), 2019)
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    This study examines the necessity and contributes towards the development of a sustainable business model (SBM) for the emerging battery second use (B2U) market within the electric vehicle (EV) industry. Previous work ...
  • BIM LOD for facility management tasks 

    Alavi, Yesed Hamidreza; Forcada Matheu, Núria (European Council on Computing in Construction (EC3), 2019)
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    Building information modeling (BIM) widely adopted in design and construction phase of the buildings, holds undeveloped possibilities for supporting Facility Management (FM) tasks in Operation & Maintenance (O&M) phase. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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)
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    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 ...
  • First forecasts of airborne platanus and pinus pollen in Catalonia, NE Spain: use of a ground-based LiDar to estimate the model score 

    Sicard, Michaël; Jorba Casellas, Oriol; Izquierdo Miguel, Rebeca; Alarcón Jordán, Marta; Belmonte Soler, Jordina; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; De Linares, Concepción; Baldasano Recio, José María (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Pollen allergenicity plays an important role on human health and wellness. It is thus of large public interest to increase our knowledge of pollen grain behavior in the atmosphere (source, emission, processes involved ...
  • Experiencias con herramientas de gamificación en la docencia de proyectos en la enseñanza universitaria 

    Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gassó Domingo, Santiago; Domènech Mas, Josep Maria; López Grimau, Víctor (Asociación Española de Ingeniería de Proyectos (AEIPRO), 2018)
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    Este artículo presenta una serie de experiencias con la herramienta de gamificación kahoot en sesiones de teoría de asignaturas del área de proyectos de ingeniería y analiza los resultados de su implementación. La primera ...
  • La relacion entre competencias y performance, un punto de partida en el desarrollo de las prestaciones 

    Rojas, Juan; Casals Casanova, Miquel (Universitat de Barcelona. Edicions i Publicacions, 2006)
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    La aprobación de un nuevo Código Técnico para la Edificación (CTE) en España con especificaciones de performance o prestacional, provoca que la sociedad en su conjunto enfrente un cambio de paradigma en la manera de ...
  • On the bonding performance of Distributed Optical Fiber Sensors (DOFS) in structural concrete 

    Barrias, Antonio; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Villalba Herrero, Sergi (CRC Press, 2018)
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    Distributed optical fiber sensors (DOFS) is one of the most promising and exciting technolo-gies under research to be applied in civil engineering infrastructures structural health monitoring (SHM). There-fore, in this ...
  • Macro environmental analysis of the electric vehicle battery second use market 

    Reinhardt, Robert; Gassó Domingo, Santiago; Amante García, Beatriz; Christodoulou, Ioannis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    The end-of-life (EOL) strategy of repurposing degraded electric vehicle (EV) batteries in second use applications holds the potential to reduce first-cost obstacles of ...

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