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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 contribution||Opførelse af billige præfabrikerede lavenergiboliger i Danmark|
|Title of host publication||The Design and Construction of High Performance Homes : Building Envelopes, Renewable Energies and Integrated Practice|
|Number of pages||14|
|Place of Publication||Abingdon, UK / New York, USA|
|Publication date||Jan 2013|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 2013|