Dutch efforts towards sustainable schools

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Abstract

While the goal of improving the energy performance of schools is crucial, achieving overall performance improvement in terms of both energy and comfort is also of uttermost importance given that the primary role of a building is the provision of a comfortable working and living safe. In this paper, results from ongoing research on sustainable, nearly-Zero Energy (nZE) and even Energy Positive School Buildings in the Netherlands are presented. The paper presents the energy results of 23 schools. The obtained results from this research was compared with those of earlier evaluation conducted on sustainable schools in other countries. The result from the research indicates that there a real possibilities to reduce the energy demand of schools.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings World Renewable Energy Congress
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jul 2018
EventWorld Renewable Energy Congres - Kingston University London, Kingston, United Kingdom
Duration: 30 Jul 20182 Aug 2018

Conference

ConferenceWorld Renewable Energy Congres
Abbreviated titleWREC - 18
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityKingston
Period30/07/182/08/18

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