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Panel 7. Innovative buildings technologies

Panel leaders: Pedro Guertler & Chris Hamans

Do zero carbon homes make sense?
Les Shorrock and John Henderson, BRE, United Kingdom

Reducing CO2 emissions of UK non-domestic buildings – conclusions of the Tarbase project
D. P. Jenkins, Energy Academy, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom
P. F. G. Banfill, School of Built Environment, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom
A. D. Peacock, Energy Academy, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom

First geothermal system in Palestine
Khaled Al Sabawi, President of MENA Geothermal, Palestine

The influence of Swedish households’ everyday activities and electricity-use patterns on the utilization of small-scale photovoltaic systems
Joakim Widén, Department of Engineering Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden
Kristina Karlsson, Department of Technology and Social Change, Linköping University, Sweden

Energy Neutral House – The Danish House+ Concept
Poul Erik Pedersen, Project Manager, The Danish Electricity Saving Trust, Denmark

Fast and easy solutions for cutting standby losses
Åke Blomsterberg and Diana Avasoo, WSP Environmental, Sweden

Active Houses – development of carbon neutral buildings with healthy indoor comfort
Kurt Emil Eriksen, VKR Holding, Denmark

Energy efficient glazed office buildings with double skin facades in Europe
Bo Eriksson, WSP Environmental, Sweden
Åke Blomsterberg, Energy and BuildingDesign, Lund University
and WSP Environmental, Sweden

Passive houses in Austria: the role of intermediary organisations for the successful transformation of a socio-technical system
Michael Ornetzeder, Institute of Technology Assessment of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria
Harald Rohracher, IFZ – Inter-University Research Centre for Technology, Work and Culture, Austria

Principles of saving energy with dynamic thermal storage
Kaare Gether, Gether AS, Norway
Harald Gether, Green Innovation, NTNU, Norway
Helge Skarphagen, NIVA, Norway
Jørgen Gether, MSc, Gether AS, Norway

A framework for selection and integration of packages of measures for low carbon dwellings
A.D. Hawkes, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Energy and carbon impact of very low energy building
Susanne Dyrbøl and Kurt Emil Eriksen, EuroACE, Belgium
Kirsten Engelund Thomsen, Kim B. Wittchen, and Ole Michael Jensen, Danish Building Research Institute, SBI, Denmark

Retrofitting technology to real homes: assessing the multiple impacts of solar-powered ventilation
Louise Sunderland, Association for the Conservation of Energy, Westgate House, United Kingdom
Sarah McLean, formerly of the Association for the Conservation of Energy, United Kingdom

Energy saving by use of intelligent window system in Southern Europe
Bruno Harald Philipson, MSc. Energy Engineer, VELUX A/S, Denmark
Nicolas Couillaud, CSTB, France

Integrated building energy systems design considering storage technologies
Michael Stadler, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, U.S.A
and Center for Energy and innovative Technologies, Austria
Chris Marnay, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, U.S.A
Afzal Siddiqui, Department of Statistical Science at University College London, United Kingdom
Judy Lai and Hirohisa Aki, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, U.S.A
and National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

A new residential opportunity: variable speed furnace motors
I. M. Sulyma and K. H. Tiedemann, BC Hydro, Canada

How to achieve in practice a building with low impact on the environment – an example
Lotti Lindstrii, Karlstad University
& WSP Construction Design, Sweden
Diana Avasoo, WSP Environmental, Sweden

A solutions-based simulation approach to test the technical and economic feasibility of achieving low and zero carbon homes in the UK
Dr. Rajat Gupta, Reader, Oxford Brookes University, Department of Architecture,
Headington campus, Gipsy lane, United Kingdom
Smita Chandiwala, Researcher, Oxford Brookes University,
Department of Architecture, Headington campus, Gipsy lane, United Kingdom

Energy use in multi-family dwellings – measurements and analysis
Hans Bagge, Lund University, and Sweden

The life cycle race – silver and bronze go to … passive house and low energy house
Andreas Hermelink, ECOFYS Germany GmbH, Germany

Passive house optimization for Southern Italy based on the “New Passivhaus Standard”
Paolo Zangheri, end-use Efficiency Research Group, Dipartimento di Energia
Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Lorenzo Pagliano, end-use Efficiency Research Group (Director), Dipartimento di Energia, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Salvatore Carlucci, end-use Efficiency Research Group, Dipartimento di Energia
Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Evaluation of building envelope retrofit techniques for reducing energy needs for space cooling
Lorenzo Pagliano, End-use Efficiency Research Group, Politecnico di Milano – Dipartimento di Energia, Italy
Laurent Grignon-Massé, Center for Energy and Processes, France
Gonçalves Helder, INETI, Department of Renewable Energies, Portugal
Dominique Marchio, Center for Energy and Processes, France
Alexander Thür, AEE – Institute for Sustainable Technologies (AEE INTEC), Austria
Zangheri Paolo, End-use Efficiency Research Group, Politecnico di Milano – Dipartimento di Energia, Italy