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Understanding the complexities of building physics and human behaviour in achieving a nearly zero energy building
(NUI Galway, 2016-07-27)
About 40% of the world’s energy consumption and approximately a third of greenhouse gas emissions are associated with buildings. As the percentage of new buildings relative to existing buildings is increasing at a rate ...
Retrofit solutions for Irish building stock: The impact of human behaviour
(NUI Galway, 2016)
Retrofitting buildings is recognised as the most immediate, pressing, and cost effective mechanism to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions in the building and construction sector. It is necessary to double or ...