Indoor environment (thermal comfort, indoor air quality, acoustics)

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Bringing Retrofit Innovation to Application - BRITA in PuBs Glossy Brochure

Brochure on the project results of the EU 6FP Ecobuildings project BRITA in PuBs. The booklet includes a documentation of all demonstration buildings and a introduction into the reports, guidelines, tools, training material and other outcomes of the...
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Bürogebäude mit Zukunft

A textbook presenting different aspects for the design of energy efficient and up-to-date office buildings. It is accompanied by a CD-Rom with teaching material and additional information.
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Gebäude sanieren - Schulen

A guide for the energy efficient retrofit of school buildings including the experiences of demonstration projects.
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Energieeffizient Sanieren

The book "energy efficient retrofit" gives an introduction into the legal provisions for energy efficiency, the calculation of energy performance and the standards for energy efficient retrofits. The main part of the book is the nearly complete...
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Studentisches Wohnen in Niedrigenergie- und Passivhäusern

The student residences "Neue Burse" in Wuppertal, as well as the "Bildungsherberge" of the distance university in Hagen have been realised according to the passive house concept, as retrofit (Wuppertal) or new building respectively (Hagen). The...
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Nutzerzufriedenheit in Bürogebäuden

This dissertation analyses the interrelation between different comfort parameters at the work space. It takes into account thermal, visual and acoustical characteristics as well as air quality and office equipment.
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Leitfaden für die energetische Sanierung von Laboratorien

A guide for the energy efficient retrofit of labaratory buildings with information, design guidance, needs and assessment criteria based on the realised retrofit project of a laboratory building at the research centre in Jülich.
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Natural Ventilation in the Urban Environment - assessment and design

Throughout the world, there is an increasing interest in ecological design of buildings, and natural ventilation has proved to be the most efficient low-energy cooling technique. Its practical application, however, is hindered by the lack of...
Energy in the Urban Built Environment: The Role of Natural Ventilation The Role of Ventilation The Physics of Natural Ventilation Wind and Temperature in the Urban Environment Noise Level and Natural Ventilation Potential in Street...