Building Retrofits: Analysis, Strategies and Policies : ABS

Day 1, Session Block B

10.45 Building Retrofits: Analysis, Strategies and Policies

Chair: Giovanni Zemella, Ove Arup & Partners, London, United Kingdom

Sustainable renovation and energy supply of historical districts: a Swiss case study
  • Long-term energy supply concepts
  • Renovation variants for building envelopes
  • The evaluation of technical feasibility, ecological impact and initial investments

Claudio Menn, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland

Fabric energy efficiency ratio: a new parameter as a nudge to push the boundaries of building refurbishment
  • Building refurbishment
  • Fabric energy efficiency ratio
  • Identifying the best refurbishment option

Giovanni Zemella, Ove Arup & Partners, London, United Kingdom

Energetic refurbishment of building skins
  • Architecture versus energy efficiency in building refurbishment
  • Interdisciplinary approach
  • Costs and conclusions

Lionel Rinquet, Stefanie Schwab, HES-SO, Geneva, Switzerland

12:15 Lunch