Sample records for low-energy buildings

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Solar XXI building :proof of concept or a concept to be proved?

Solar XXI buildings is a prototype of low energy office building where passive and active solar strategies heve been applied to reduce the use of energy for heating, cooling and lighting, combining also an extensive photovoltaic fa├žade for electricity production. Solar XXI was built in 2006 and is c...

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Portuguese thermal building legislation and stategies for the future

Portugal must evaluate, according to the Energu Performance Building Directive, the national requirements for energy performance of new buildings until 2011, which can be an opportunity to devise a national stretegy that tightens the minimum energy performance requirements. The present study intends...

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