Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Dynamic Methodology for the Evaluation of Occupant Behaviour and Residential Energy Consumption|
|Authors:||MADSEN Henrik; KLOPPENBORG Jan; LIISBERG Jon; CIPRIANO J.; MOR Gerard|
|Other Contributors:||BLOEM Johannes|
|Type:||Articles in periodicals and books|
|Abstract:||Careful examination of energy consumption in the building sector, which is about 38% of the final energy consumption in EU-27 (Eurostat data 2011) is needed in order to identify the specific areas for energy savings. Due to improved insulation levels of buildings this saving potential moves to more dynamic energy use sectors such as gains from appliances, high energy demand patterns (such as from heat pump) and consumer behaviour. Increasing interest in research in energy technologies result into rapid transformation of a sustainable and secure energy future for Europe. Together with further advancements in information technology, such as internet, it heralds many opportunities for European research, building construction and appliance industry. The development of high energy performance buildings, in which ICT will be fully integrated in the energy system, requires the application of dynamic methods, in conjunction with occupant behaviour models, in order to make use of the available energy resources with highest efficiency for a sustained living and working environment.|
|JRC Directorate:||Energy, Transport and Climate|
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
Items in repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.