Design of Healthy, Comfortable, and Energy-Efficient Buildings

  • Claude-Alain Roulet
  • Philomena M. Bluyssen
  • Birgit Müller
  • Eduardo de Oliveira Fernandes
Chapter
Part of the Springer Optimization and Its Applications book series (SOIA, volume 56)

Abstract

The HOPE European research project aimed to look at a possible relationship between the energy performance of a building and the well-being (health and comfort) of their occupants. An interdisciplinary survey resulted in guidelines to increase the number of energy-efficient buildings that are at the same time healthy and comfortable. These guidelines are presented, together with experimental evidence for their reliability.

Keywords

Combustion Furnace Dust Microwave Benzene 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claude-Alain Roulet
    • 1
  • Philomena M. Bluyssen
    • 2
  • Birgit Müller
    • 3
  • Eduardo de Oliveira Fernandes
    • 4
  1. 1.LESO-PB, École Polytechnique Fédérale de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.TNO Environment and GeosciencesDelftNetherlands
  3. 3.Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft BerlinBerlinGermany
  4. 4.IDMEC-FEUP, Universidade do PortoPortoPortugal

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