Strategies and Policies to Improve the Energy Performance of Buildings

Chair: Renato D’Alençon Castrillón, Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile

The efficacy of policy instruments to reduce the energy use of privately owned dwellings
  • Policies to improve the energy performance of the building stock
  • Analyses of the efficacy of policies
  • Development of future scenarios to stimulate the adoption of energy techniques and measures

Bram Entrop, Dep. of Construction Management and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Technology, University of Twente, Netherlands

Polices to reduce market barriers for building performance
  • The current code in New Zealand
  • The market
  • International practice

Irene Boles, Dep. of Engineering and Architectural Studies, Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, New Zealand

Energy performance of buildings in Santiago, Chile: results of unregulated and high solar radiation context
  • Santiago’s climatic situation
  • Regulations
  • Energy performance of office buildings

Claudio Vásquez Zaldívar, Escuela de Arquitectura Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile

The user's benefit as financial reference for building refurbishments
  • Removing obstacles focusing on the user's interest
  • Improving the awareness of refurbishment goals
  • Sustainable reasons to convince owners and users

Carmen Alonso, Dep. of Construction, CSIC Spanish National Research Council, Madrid, Spain

The influence of end user perception on the economic feasibility of sustainable building skin renovations
  • The TU Delft submission to the Solar Decathlon 2014, focused on Dutch row-housing
  • Sustainable renovations of post-war Dutch row-houses to energy neutral dwellings
  • Essential aspects of the business case for sustainable renovation

Bob Bogers, Dep. of Real Estate & Housing, Faculty of Architecture, University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands

Optimised refurbishment strategies for building envelopes of post‐war office buildings
  • Optimisation of refurbishment alternatives of building envelope
  • Application of dynamic energy simulation to representative building models
  • Refurbishment alternatives considering the effect of energy reduction on thermal comfort

Özlem Duran, School of Civil and Building Engineering, Centre for Doctoral Research in Energy Demand, London, United Kingdom

15:30 Coffee Break