High performance homes

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Abstract

Can prefabrication contribute to the development of high performance homes? To answer this question, this chapter defines high performance in more broadly inclusive terms, acknowledging the technical, architectural, social and economic conditions under which energy consumption and production occur. Consideration of all these factors is a precondition for a truly integrated practice and as this chapter demonstrates, innovative project delivery methods founded on the manufacturing of prefabricated buildings contribute to the production of high performance homes that are cost effective to construct, energy efficient to operate and valuable for building communities. Herein discussed are two successful examples of low energy prefabricated housing projects built in Copenhagen Denmark, which embraced both the constraints and possibilities offered by prefabrication.
Translated title of the contributionOpførelse af billige lavenergi præfabrikerede boliger i Danmark
Original languageOther
Title of host publication고성능 주택 (Design and construction of high-performance homes) : building envelopes, renewable energies and integrated practice
EditorsFranca Trubiano
Number of pages16
Place of PublicationSeoul, Korea
PublisherRoutledge
Publication date2014
Pages223-238
Chapter3.3
ISBN (Print)979-11-950835-1-0
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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  • BB: Billige Boliger

    Beim, A., Bjarløv, S. P., Bech-Danielsen, C., Kristensen, H. & Markmann, B.

    08/02/201001/10/2011

    Project: Research

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