Turning building renovation measures into energy saving opportunities
2015 (English)In: Structural Survey, ISSN 0263-080X, Vol. 33, no 2, 133-149 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to promote energy saving measures concurrent with major planned renovation/refurbishment in residential buildings. Design/methodology/approach – The methodology comprises of case studies, in which the influence of various factors is identified on the overall decision making related to building renovation/refurbishment. Findings – The employed operational decision support process enables energy saving opportunities for residential buildings in conjunction with planned major renovations/refurbishments. Research limitations/implications – The research scope is confined to residential buildings in Sweden and cooperatives with tenants as the owners and governors. Practical implications – A novel approach to synergistic energy saving and renovation in residential buildings is exhibited. Social implications – The paper presents an altered viewpoint of energy renovation means for residential buildings in the built environment. Originality/value – The paper presents a novel approach for building owners to renovate a building in terms of improved performance, energy efficiency and indoor comfort in combination with planned renovations/refurbishments.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. Vol. 33, no 2, 133-149 p.
Building renovation, Energy saving opportunities, Operational decision support, Refurbishment of buildings, Renovation workshop of Riksbyggen, Tenant owners’ cooperative
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-140549DOI: 10.1108/SS-09-2013-0034ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84929938039OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-140549DiVA: diva2:690911
QC 20150629. Updated from manuscript to article in journal.2014-01-252014-01-252015-06-29Bibliographically approved