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Optimization of the management of building stocks : an example of the application of managing heating systems in university buildings in Spain

Author
Mata, E.; López, F.; Cuchi, A.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Energy and buildings
Date of publication
2009-12
Volume
41
Number
12
First page
1334
Last page
1346
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2009.07.031 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/8027 Open in new window
URL
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378778809001790 Open in new window
Abstract
The article presents the implementation of management measures that have reduced the gas consumption for space heating of a university building in Spain by 40%. The measures affect the use of the building, e.g., the use of its spaces, and the scheduling of its occupancy. They also affect the management of the heating system: a protocol for turning the system on and shutting it off has been developed. The work is part of a framework for action by the Technical University of Catalonia covering mo...
Citation
Mata, E.; López, F.; Cuchi, A. Optimization of the management of building stocks: an example of the application of managing heating systems in university buildings in Spain. "Energy and buildings", Desembre 2009, vol. 41, núm. 12, p. 1334-1346.
Keywords
Educational buildings, Energy efficiency, Environmental impact of buildings, Management of heating systems
Group of research
AIEM - Architecture, energy and environment

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