Barriers for Energy Renovation of Danish Single-Family Houses and Suggested Solutions to Overcome These

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Resumé

As much as 40% of the total energy consumption in Denmark is utilized by the building sector and most of this energy is used for heating. Political initiatives have been taken to reduce this amount considerably but for this to happen, the energy consumption of the existing residential housing stock must be reduced dramatically. The greatest saving potential is found among the approximately 440.000 standardised single-family houses which were constructed in the 1960’s and 1970’s. It is found that barriers preventing the implementation of this great potential are present in various forms among all groups of professionals and homeowners. With barriers ranging from lack of knowledge, interest, examples and technology to economic and aesthetic uncertainty the situation is not easily reversed. This paper presents the results from a literature study of the barriers for energy renovations in private households found in Denmark and argues that different solutions approaches must be introduced and implemented simultaneously to affect the participants and offer them clear advantages by participating in future energy renovations to change the situation and to achieve the pursued reduction in energy consumption.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelPHN 11 Helsinki 4th Nordic Passive House Conference Proceedings
Antal sider2
ForlagFinnish Asscociation of Civil Engineers RIL; VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Publikationsdato2011
Sider84-85
ISBN (Trykt)978-951-758-535-4
StatusUdgivet - 2011
BegivenhedPassivhus Norden 2011 - Helsinki, Finland
Varighed: 17 okt. 201119 okt. 2011
Konferencens nummer: 4

Konference

KonferencePassivhus Norden 2011
Nummer4
LandFinland
ByHelsinki
Periode17/10/201119/10/2011

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Energy utilization
Heating
Economics
Uncertainty

Bibliografisk note

Fuldtekstfilen er på 10 sider. Det publicerede i proceedings er en forkortet version på to sider (84-85).

Emneord

  • Energy Renovation
  • Single-Family Houses
  • Barriers
  • Solution Approaches

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Mortensen, A., Heiselberg, P., & Knudstrup, M-A. (2011). Barriers for Energy Renovation of Danish Single-Family Houses and Suggested Solutions to Overcome These. I PHN 11 Helsinki 4th Nordic Passive House Conference Proceedings (s. 84-85). Finnish Asscociation of Civil Engineers RIL; VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.
Mortensen, Andrea ; Heiselberg, Per ; Knudstrup, Mary-Ann. / Barriers for Energy Renovation of Danish Single-Family Houses and Suggested Solutions to Overcome These. PHN 11 Helsinki 4th Nordic Passive House Conference Proceedings. Finnish Asscociation of Civil Engineers RIL; VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 2011. s. 84-85
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Mortensen, A, Heiselberg, P & Knudstrup, M-A 2011, Barriers for Energy Renovation of Danish Single-Family Houses and Suggested Solutions to Overcome These. i PHN 11 Helsinki 4th Nordic Passive House Conference Proceedings. Finnish Asscociation of Civil Engineers RIL; VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, s. 84-85, Passivhus Norden 2011, Helsinki, Finland, 17/10/2011.

Barriers for Energy Renovation of Danish Single-Family Houses and Suggested Solutions to Overcome These. / Mortensen, Andrea; Heiselberg, Per; Knudstrup, Mary-Ann.

PHN 11 Helsinki 4th Nordic Passive House Conference Proceedings. Finnish Asscociation of Civil Engineers RIL; VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 2011. s. 84-85.

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapport/konference proceedingKonferenceartikel i proceedingForskningpeer review

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