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Energy efficient office refurbishment

Author: Simon Burton
Publisher: London : James & James, [2001] ©2001
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Little has been published on the subject of energy-efficient refurbishment of offices, despite the growing need to refurbish older office building stock throughout Europe, and the global requirement to conserve energy. The book suggests the most energy efficient and environmentally friendly way to refurbish offices using examples of real buildings and designs wherever possible. Each case study includes a building  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Energy efficient office refurbishment
(OCoLC)42952226
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Burton
ISBN: 9781134273867 113427386X
OCLC Number: 861692498
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (v, 185 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; CONTRIBUTORS; PART I --
THE HANDBOOK; 1 INTRODUCTION; 1.1 European Office Buildings; 1.2 Office Refurbishment; 1.3 Energy and Comfort in Offices; 1.4 Other Environmental Issues in Offices; 1.5 Background to the Handbook; 2 OFFICE BUILDINGS IN EUROPE; 2.1 Office Building Typologies; 2.2 Office Energy Consumption; 3 RETROFITTING STRATEGIES AND TECHNOLOGIES; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Space Heating; 3.3 Ventilation; 3.4 Avoiding Overheating and Providing Cooling; 3.5 Lighting; 3.6 Domestic Hot Water; 3.7 Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS); 3.8 Acoustic Control. 3.9 Fire Safety in Refurbished Offices3.10 Occupier Issues; 4 DESIGN STANDARDS; 4.1 Thermal Comfort; 4.2 Ventilation; 4.3 Energy Use; 5 DESIGN TOOLS; 5.1 The Need for Design Tools in Low Energy Refurbishment; 5.2 Using Design Tools; 5.3 Classification of Design Tools; 5.4 Physical Modelling; 6 ORME: OFFICE RATING METHODOLOGY FOR EUROPE; 6.1 What is a Rating Methodology?; 6.2 The Rating Method; 6.3 The Ranking Method; 6.4 Conclusions; PART II --
CASE STUDIES; Climate area 1 --
Northern Europe Introduction; DANFOSS HEADQUARTERS, NORDBORG, DENMARK; Building Characteristics. Mechanical and Electrical EquipmentBuilding's Energy Performance; Energy Retrofitting Scenarios; Evaluation; SENTRALBYGG 1, NTNU, TRONDHEIM, NORWAY; Building Characteristics; Mechanical and Electrical Equipment; Building's Energy Performance; Energy Retrofitting Scenarios; Evaluation; KROKSLATT 149, GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN; Building Characteristics; Mechanical and Electrical Equipment; Building's Energy Performance; Energy Retrofitting Scenarios; Evaluation; Climatic Area 2 --
Continental Europe Introduction; POSTBANK BERLIN, BERLIN, GERMANY; Building Characteristics. Mechanical and Electrical EquipmentBuilding's Energy Performance; Energy Retrofitting Scenarios; Evaluation; CITY WEST BUILDING, BERN, SWITZERLAND; Building Characteristics; Mechanical and Electrical Equipment; Building's Energy Performance; Energy Retrofitting Scenarios; Evaluation; LESO BUILDING, LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND; Building Characteristics; Mechanical and Electrical Equipment; Building's Energy Performance; Energy Retrofitting Scenarios; Evaluation; LE RECAMIER, LYON, FRANCE; Building Characteristics; Mechanical and Electrical Equipment; Building's Energy Performance. Energy Retrofitting ScenariosEvaluation; Climatic Area 3 --
Mid-European Introduction; CENTRAL AND WEST HOUSES, LONDON, UK; Building Characteristics; Mechanical and Electrical Equipment; Building's Energy Performance; Energy Retrofitting Scenarios; Evaluation; Climatic Area 4 --
Mediterranean Introduction; AGET BUILDING, ATHENS, GREECE; Building Characteristics; Mechanical and Electrical Equipment; Building's Energy Performance; Energy Retrofitting Scenarios; Evaluation; FLORENCE BANK 'CASSA DI RISPARMIO DI FIRENZE', FLORENCE, ITALY; Building Characteristics; Mechanical and Electrical Equipment.
Responsibility: editor Simon Burton.

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