smartKB* - Reduction of cooling requirements

Project type: Research
Project area: Austria
Client: FFG
Period: 11/2013-10/2014


smartKB* - Reduction of cooling requirements through optimised urban structures and processes and design optimisation in building design

Based on a systematic listing of appropriate methods, recommended actions will be developed to reduce the cooling requirements in new or renovated buildings on three levels: optimisation and use of appropriate urban structures, design strategies and passive measures for building concepts and reduction of cooling requirements through integrated planning processes.

Project partners are:
Danube University Krems with the following departments:
(*) Department für Bauen und Umwelt (project management)
(*) Zentrum für Facility Management und Sicherheit
(*) Zentrum für Lichtplanung und Lichtlabor Krems
(*) Zentrum für Bauklimatik und Gebäudetechnik
SERA energy & resources e.U.

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