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Multi-Objective Building Performance Simulation. Integrating Building Performance Simulation with Architectural Modelling in Early Stage Design

           Linda Wäppling

Ventilation by Thermal Buoyancy in the Air Cavity of Pitched Roofs

Martina Svantesson & Toivo Säwén

Utilization of municipal solid waste incineration (MSWI) ashes for greener concrete

           Arnaud Glikson & Sara López

It is All About the Details - A Life Cycle Assessment on a Building Project in Sweden with Focus on the Level of Details in the Inventory Data

           Johanna Henriksson & Elina Ulander

Renovating with vacuum insulation panels - testing of alternative core material and a renovation case study

           Sara Bergström


Moisture Safety Evaluation of CLT-Concrete Composite Slab 

           Zaréh Baghdasarian Setragian & Christianto Chandra Kusuma

Assessment and optimization of energy smart window curtains: A pilot study to evaluate the energy performance and a parametric study to optimize the design of the newly developed Climate Curtains

           Ali Naman Karim

Energy performance modelling. Introducing the Building Early-stage Design Optimization Tool (BeDOT)

           Giovana Fantin do Amaral Silva & Ramón Bergel Gómez


Environmental impact from space efficient dwellings - Can space efficient multi-family dwellings be beneficial to reduce the environmental impact from housing?

Astrid Berglund and David Cederbom

The environmental potential of hybrid load bearing systems - A Life Cycle Assessment of a Skanska residential reference house

Arvid Brandt and Henrik Sonesson

Methods to inventory and potential to reduce energy use in renovated multi-family buildings built before 1945

Gustav Thuresson

Impact of facade glazing on energy demand and indoor environmental quality

Bjartur Guangze Hu

Simple correlations between thermal comfort and daylight availability in residential buildings

Emma Jacobsson and Fredrik Eriksson

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Night cooling in commercial buildings

Emmy Dahlström and Linus Rönn


Suggestions for adjustment of ByggaF to improve the current use and suit the process of renovation

Patrik Olsson and Elin Tjäder

ENKLA - Energy Mapping Model for the Construction of Apartment Buildings - A Method proposal for Peab Construction

Madeleine Fahlström and Ronja Arvidsson

Daylight in Existing Buildings - A Comparative Study of Calculated Indicators for Daylight

Sara Eriksson and Lovisa Waldenström

Renovation of brick buildings constructed 1870-1930 - Investigation of the thermal envelope in renovated and re-renovated dwellings

Lukas Lång and Efraim Sandgren

Potential Performance Improvements of Floor Heating Systems in Light-weight Floors - A Numerical Study of HSB Living Lab

Victoria Stigemyr Hill

Yearly Variations in Airtightness of Detached Wooden Houses: Simulations and Laboratory Measurements to Investigate Causes and Consequences

Fredrik Domhagen

Enhancing the building performance of low-cost schools in Pakistan - A study of natural ventilation, thermal comfort and moisture safety

Erika Alatalo


Textile reinforced green concrete with new types of insulation materials

Sandra Bentland, MSc


Parameters and indicators in Miljöbyggnad – a comparative study of simplified methods and simulations

Anna Göransson, MSc, and Susann Götarsson, MSc


A practical method for evaluation of thermal transmittance of building envelopes

Emma Brycke, MSc, and Janicke Nielsen, MSc


Energy conservation in buildings by optimized night coolin

Anna Larsson, MSc



Analysis of the Influence of Natural and Forced Convection in Cold Attics – A CFD Analysis

            Andreas Bengtsson, MSc, and Victor Fransson, MSc


Feasibility study of functionalized graphene for compatibility with cement hydrates and reinforcement steel

            Sofia Sideri, MSc


Decreasing g-value by Combining Internal Solar Screen and Exhaust Ventilation.

A Numerical Study on what Parameters Affect the Possible Reduction

            Emil Gustafsson, MSc, and Fredrik Säfblad, MSc


Energy performance and indoor climate investigations in the passive house residential area Vallda Heberg

            Håkan Jimmerfors, MSc, and Julia Östberg, MSc


The impact of life expectancy of building materials in Life Cycle Assessment

            Jonas Lundgren


Adaptable Design for the HSB Living Lab flexible, co-created spaces in student housing >>

            Paul Balay, MSc, Shea Hagy, MSc


Hygrothermal Performance of a Light-weight Timbr Framed Wall Assembly with Exterior Air-tight Layer

            Staffan Sjöberg, MSc, Duncan Watt, MSc


Adaptive building envelopes

            Hanna Modin, MSc


Impact of Thermal Mass on Energy and Comfort - A parametric study in a temperate and a tropical climate

            Carlos Eduardo Mora Juarez , MSc >>




Enhancement of Villa Vänern. Achieving the grade GOLD in the Swedish environmental classification system Miljöbyggnad >>

            Tommie Månsson, MSc and Jesper Johansson, MSc


Retrofitting an old warehouse using vacuum insulation panels: hygrothermal analysis and life cycle cost assessment >>

            Augustine Lauby, MSc


Energy efficiency potential of the European building stock: Case study for Germany

            Tillman Gauer, MSc


Users impact on energy consumption in a low energy building>>

            Anders Fremling, MSc


Air infiltration through building entrances >>

            Nicklas Karlsson, MSc



Evaluation of the effect of impact under installation on the performance of concrete cover for protection of ductile iron pipe - Analysis of the possible corrosion caused by the Göteborg ground >>

            Héctor Pérez García

Stability of air bubbles in fresh concrete >>

            Qi Yang


The behavior of aerogel blankets as insulation material in external walls at high temperatures >>

            Olaya Ciruela Pérez


Floor cooling systems, risk and possibilities >>

Josef Johnsson, Linnéa Westerlund


Sustainability of building insulation materials

Elsa Wald


Methods and potentials to reduce peaks in heating power demand in multi-residential buildings >>

Carl Molander, Måns Olofsson


Daylight and thermal comfort in a residential passive house >>

Magnus Heier, Magnus Österbring


Energy use in hospital wards. An analysis based on activity related key performance indicators

Jimmy Lycke


Domestic Hot Water - an Energy Approach. Application of heat pumps for residential apartment buildings

Caroline Rocheron


Styr- och övervakningssystem i ett sjukhus. En inventering av befintliga system och framtida möjligheter

Johan Kensby, Rasmus Olsson





Bamboo and wheat straw as a green building composite material

            Katarina Bäcklund


Design and Optimization of Underground Heat Storage Systems (UHSS)

David van Reenen


Evaluation of Heat and Moisture Induced Stress and Strain on Historic Buildings due to Climate Change

Natalie Williams Portal


Thermal bridges at foundations: Evaluation of heat calculation methods

Hanes Nyberg


Energy Efficient Windows

Cristina Garcia Linera and Claudio Alvarez Gonzalez


Evaluation of energy improving exterior wall renovation measures for multifamily houses built 1961-1975

Mikael Eriksson Andin


Analysis of Methods to Calculate Air Infiltration for Use in Energy Calculations

Axel Berge


Simulation of heat/cold storage integrated with a non-residential building using ground pipes

Lisa Olausson


Cooling system for solar housing in the Middle East

Matthieu Maerten, Aude Tan Helene


Methods of increasing thermal efficiency of a counter flow Air to Air Heat Exchanger. An investigation of parameters influence on the thermal efficiency.

Karl Larsson, Fredrik Pihlquist


Computer based tools in the HVAC design process. Interface and data transfer between modeling in Revit and supporting draw- and simulation tools (especially with focus on handling geometries and information-/data transfer).

Jonas Sandberg


Feed-forward Control of Indoor Climate in Office Buildings. A measurement study to indicate internal heat and emissions generated by humans.

Christoffer Isaksson, Marcus Johansson





House inside a glass house – the green house effect

Lena Wallin


Freeze/Thaw Durability of Concrete with Fly Ash

Anna Knutsson


Uncertainties in energy calculations and their effect upon the results of theoretical specific energy usage

Anders Ljungberg, Martin Jansson


Classification of buildings with regard to airtightness

Yanke Zou


Concept of an Environmentally Effective Solution for a Building

Petr Schorsch


Principer för vattenburna värmesystem. Konstant och variabelt flöde.

Martin Olsson


Asphalt Solar Collector and Borehole Storage; Design study for a small residential building area

Nicolas Siebert, Eleftherios Zacharakis


Dispersion of small particles into operating rooms due to door openings

Niklas Gustavsson


Tryckförhållanden I och runt operationsrum. Möjligheter till kontroll av partikelspridning.

Lars Hellman


Ventilationsprinciper I prefabricerade bostadshus - en studie av Skanskas concept ModernaHus.

Henrik Bengtsson


Det europeiska vävnadsdirektivets inverkan på utformning av vårdlokaler.

Jonas Thollander





How will the future climate affect the Swedish building stock? Energy use and thermal climate simulations

Peter Carlsson, Anders Rimbäck


Energy Performance in Multi-family Dwellings: Deviations between Forecasted and Measured Energy Use

Eric Eliasson, Peter Lindström


Roof Constructions with Controlled and Natural Ventilation: Field Measurements and Mold Growth Potential Assessment

Pär Johansson


Extrapolation of fan pressurization measurements from low to standard pressure ranges

Eline Geurts


Internal pressure conditions for a hospital ward. Measurements, modelling and parametric study

Jenny Lundwall, Gudrun Helga Jonsdottir


Optimerade klimatlösningar för köpcenter.  En parameterstudie i IDA Indoor Climate & Energy

Simon Roos




Passivhusteknik i ett svenskt klimat - en byggnadsfysikalisk riskinventering och erfarenhetssammanställning av befintliga passivhusprojekt

Linda Martinsson


Energy and cost perspectives in the refurbishment project of a listed building

Sonja Ritscher


Airtightness in dwellings with clay hollow masonry blocks – Determination of infiltration rates and air leakages with buildings made of porotherm masonry blocks

Simon Pallin





Fukt på kallvindar - en kartläggning av småhus i Västra Götalands län

Carolina Ahrnens, Emma Borglund


Livslängdsdimensionering av betongkonstruktioner

Anders Bernholdsson, Per-Arne Andersson


Energy simulation of rooms with controlled active mass

Vahid Moussavi Nik


Livscykelkostnadsanalys av småhus – en jämförelse av Boverkets energikrav och ett lågenergihus

Karl Andersson, Tommy Chiaussa


Fasader till industriella byggsystem - metodik för värdering av fasadsystem

Kajsa Flodberg, Karin Lundberg


Fuktskador i byggnader – hur kan information sammanställas och kunskap återföras?

Josefin Nilsson, Jonas Ejner


Energikartläggning och förslag till en minskad energianvändning i HDK-huset

Carl Palstam, Lisa Håkansson

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