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Intro -- EnviBUILD Buildings and Environment 2013 -- Preface -- Table of Contents -- Chapter 1: Energy Efficient Buildings -- Analysis of Energy and Internal Environment Improvements in a Single Family House -- Application of BIM Process by the Evaluation of Building Energy Sustainability -- Comparison of Simulated and Actual Energy Use of a Hospital Building in Austria -- Energy Consumption and CO2 Emission of Buildings Built with Industrialized Technology: The Case of Debrecen and Future Trends -- Evaluation of Energy Efficiency in Retrofitting Residential Buildings with Large-Panel Structures -- Exergy Quality of Buildings -- Indoor Environment and Energy Performance of Office Buildings Equipped with a Low Temperature Heating / High Temperature Cooling System -- House in Passive Standard - Thermal Bridges -- Interaction of New Physical-Energy Quantification of Buildings and Renewable Energy Sources as a Dominant Production Technology of Natural Capital -- Nearly Zero-Energy Requirements and the Reference Buildings -- The Effects of the Soils Thermal Field onto the Energy Performance of Buildings -- Thermal Bridges Minimizing through Typical Details in Low Energy Designing -- Thermal Bridges Minimizing through Window Jamb in Low Energy Buildings -- Thermal Comfort in a Refurbished Low-Energy House: The OEKOHAUS Case Study -- Total Solar Energy Transmittance vs. Dynamic Thermal Characteristics of Non-Transparent Building Components -- Transformation Determinants of Existing Urban Hotels while Taking into Account all Aspects of Sustainable Development -- Cost Optimality and/or Sustainability in our Building's Life -- Optimization of Building Envelope Components Based on Life Cycle Environmental Impacts and Costs -- Building Sector & Climate Change: The Case of Hungary -- Chapter 2: Heat Storage and Energy Savings.
Alternative Way of Thermal Protection by Thermal Barrier -- Determination of Linear Thermal Transmittance for Curved Detail -- Determining Cumulative Room Temperature under In Situ Conditions Using Combined Method -- Energy Design by Evolution: Applying Evolutionary Computing to Energy Efficient Architectural Design -- Experimental Measurements and Numerical Simulations of Dynamic Thermal Performance of External Timber Frame Wall -- Hot Water Temperature Drop in a Pipe as a Parameter in Order to Define Operation Time of a Circulation Loop in Domestic Hot Water Distribution System -- Impact of Façade Colouring on Temperature and Light Conditions of Buildings, Housing Estates, and Environment -- Improvements of Energy Balance of Existing Residential Buildings -- Low Energy Source Synthetic Thermal Energy Storage (STES) -- Numerical Analysis and Measurement Results of a Window Sill -- Optimization of Swimming Pool Hall's Envelope with Respect to Thermal and Moisture Design -- Possibilities of Simulations in the Planning of the Retrofit of Historical Double Skin Windows -- The Impact of the Choice of Computational Methods on the Results of Simulations of Specific Heat Consumption for Heating a Family House -- The Influence of Construction Fillings of Building on Airtightness -- The Influence of the Position of Windows on ΔU Value -- The Natural Physical Cavity Energy Regime of Double-Skin Facade -- Thermal and Moisture Problems of Wooden Windows -- Windows in Buildings - Diagnostics of Selected Properties after Time of Using -- Wooden Window Structure and its Thermo-Humid Mode -- Thermal Properties of Wooden Buildings in Relation to Computer Software -- Chapter 3: Integration of Renewable Energy Sources -- A Software Optimization of the Solar Energy System Performance.
Comparison of Modelled Distribution of Thermal Fields at Seasonal Ground Storage Segments -- Construction in the Trend of Sustainability_Wooden Houses with Integrated Photovoltaic Systems -- Electricity Storage in Passive House in Central Europe Region -- Evaluation of Possible Use of Foliage as a Fuel for Small Combustion Equipment -- Photovoltaic Arrays on Flat Roofs - An Aspect of Yearly Energy Production -- Chapter 4: Effective Ventilation -- A New Type of Heat Exchanger for Ventilation in Buildings with Nearly-Zero Energy Consumption -- CFD Model of an Underfloor Air Cavity Created from Special Fittings and its Verification Using a Laboratory Model -- Comparison of the Impact of the Ventilation Ducts on Thermal Properties of the Exterior Walls -- Experimental Verification of Air Quality in Primary Schools -- Impact of the Installed Inlet Vent Flaps in the Window Structure on the Overall Aerodynamic Properties of the Window -- Natural Ventilation and Forced Warm Air Ventilation in Offices -- The Effect of Air Condition on Reduction of CO2 Concentration in Buildings in Family Houses -- Chapter 5: Quality of Indoor Environment -- Analysis of Summer Overheating in Elementary School Building -- Architecture and the Internal Environment in the Current Office Buildings - Environmental Aspects -- Case Study of Light Pollution in Urbanized Area of Slovakia -- Colour of External Shading Obstacles and Circadian Stimulus of Indoor Daylighting -- Comparative Study of Window Glazing Systems Influence on Melatonin Secretion in Patients in the Hospital Wards -- Design as a Tool for Environmental Therapy in the Fight against Lifestyle Diseases -- Design of Balcony from the Point of View of Daylighting -- Design of School Environment in the 21st Century -- EN Criteria for Evaluation of Daylight in Interiors.
Evaluation of Thermal Environment and Indoor Air Quality in University Libraries in Vienna -- Impact of the New CEN Minimum Illuminance Criterion on the Working Plane Size -- Influence of Instantaneous Measured Data on Evaluation Interval of Daylighting -- Interior Environment of the Buildings Hit by Floods -- Shading by Surrounding Obstacles -- Sunlight Penetration through Sloped Window Apertures -- Thermal Stability of the Summer Period in Schoolrooms -- Assessment of Daylighting Design Tools Against Test Cases Included in CIE's 171:2006 Report -- Exploring the Contact Comfort within Complex Well-Being in Microenvironment -- Chapter 6: Natural and Environmental Friendly Building Materials -- Air-Tightness and Acoustic Properties of SuperAdobe System -- Building Physical, Energetical and Hygrothermal Analysis of Earth-Sheltered Building Constructions -- Calculation and Experimental Evaluation of the Thermal Resistance of a Structure with Reflective Insulation -- Comparison of the Thermal Properties of Different Insulating Materials -- Controlling and Testing of the Uneven Wall Surface -- Correlation Relationships between Properties of Brick Body and their Use in Building Practice -- Impact of Concrete Recycled Materials on some Properties of Concrete -- Improving the Thermal Insulation Properties of Brick Products Using Chemical Additive Vuppor -- Influence of Fluidized Fly Ash on the Selected Physical-Mechanical Properties of the Autoclaved Aerated Concrete -- Microclimatic Effects of Green Facades in Urban Environment -- Microorganism on the Fasades of Residential Panel Housing -- Possibilities of Thermal Analysis for the Evaluation of Construction Materials -- Risk Analysis of Asbestos Structures and their Impact on the Internal Environment of Buildings -- Study of the Properties of the Environmentally Friendly Insulation Materials.
The Assessment of the Refurbished Reinforced Concrete Buildings in Point of the Climate Change -- The Transition of the Water Steam through the Composition of the Diffusive Closed Circumferential Wall of the Wooden House with the Proper and Improper Realization of Vapor Barrier -- Thermal Properties of Selected Lightweight Wooden Walls and Windows in the Regime of Long Time Testing -- Timber as Renewable Building Material and its Use in Modern Architecture -- Timber - Traditional Material History or Vision in Architectural Design -- Transient Pulse Method for Measuring of Heat Conductivity of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete -- Ultra Thin Glass Membranes for Advanced Glazing of nZEB -- Use of Multi-Criteria Optimization for Selection of Building Materials for Reconstruction -- Application of Phase Change Materials to Reduce the Risk of Overheating of Building Interior -- Chapter 7: Acoustic Design and Noise Protection -- Door Bottom Joint Design and its Influence on Sound Transmission of the Door -- Effect of Acoustic Pads' Different Dynamic Stiffness on the Reduction of Impact Sound Level -- Influence of Double Transparent Facades on Acoustic Comfort at the Workplace -- Mockup Investigation of Lightweight Timber Floor -- Simulation of Different Acoustic Lecture Room Designs -- Sound Insulation Properties of the Facade Elements - The Influence of Filling Cavities of Facade Elements on the Values of Laboratory Airborne Sound Insulation -- The Dispersion of Acoustic Energy in the Dissemination from the Source -- The Assessment of Sports Halls - The Analysis of Reverberation Time, Strength and Clarity -- Chapter 8: Fire Protection, Risk Analysis -- A Case Study of the Fire-Resistance of Traditional Brick Vaults -- Application of Risk Analysis by the Evaluation of Buildings Indoor Environment.
Assessment and Damage for Building Structures Risk Analysis Methods.
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the EnviBUILD 2013, Buildings and Environment, October 17, 2013, Bratislava, Slovakia. The 120 papers are grouped as follows: Chapter 1: Energy Efficient Buildings, Chapter 2: Heat Storage and Energy Savings, Chapter 3: Integration of Renewable Energy sources, Chapter 4: Effective Ventilation, Chapter 5: Quality of Indoor Environment, Chapter 6: Natural and Environmental Friendly Building Materials, Chapter 7: Acoustic Design and Noise Protection, Chapter 8: Fire Protection, Risk Analysis, Chapter 9: Information Technologies in Building, Chapter 10: Sustainable Development and Project Management in Building.
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