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      A PC-tool to calculate the Moisture Buffer Value 

      Gómez Arriaran, Ignacio Santiago; Sellens Fernández, Isabel; Odriozola Maritorena, Moisés; Ercoreca González, Aitor (Elsevier, 2017)
      Hygroscopic building materials have the ability to moderate the relative humidity variation without the need for active systems. The moisture buffer phenomenon can be assessed by way of the Moisture Buffer Value (MBV). ...
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      Analysis of New Strategies to Reach Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (nZEBs) 

      Santos Herrero, José María; López Guede, José Manuel; Flores Abascal, Iván (MDPI, 2018-11-07)
      The need to reduce CO2 emissions makes it necessary to review most areas of human activity because we are the main source of these emissions. In particular, the building sector is one of its main responsible. Through a ...
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      Combination of Diagnostic Tools for the Proper Identification of Moisture Pathologies in Modern Residential Buildings 

      Hidalgo Betanzos, Juan María; Escudero Revilla, César; Iribar Solaberrieta, Eider; Flores Abascal, Iván; Sala Lizarraga, José María Pedro (MDPI, 2018-09)
      A study of moisture pathologies in a modern residential multifamily building is presented. The housing block was designed under the regulation NBE-CT of 1979 in northern Spain. After the appearance of some moisture problems ...
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      Energy Conservation in an Office Building Using an Enhanced Blind System Control 

      Carrascal Lecumberri, Edorta; Garrido Hernández, Izaskun; Van der Heijde, Bram; Garrido Hernández, Aitor Josu; Sala Lizarraga, José María Pedro; Helsen, Lieve (MDPI, 2017-02)
      The two spaces office module is usually considered as a representative case-study to analyse the energetic improvement in office buildings. In this kind of buildings, the use of a model predictive control (MPC) scheme for ...
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      Experimentation under real performing conditions of a highly integrable unglazed solar collector into a building façade 

      Elguezabal, P.; Garay Martínez, R.; Martín Escudero, Koldobika (Elsevier, 2017)
      In the current context of moving towards more sustainable construction, advanced facade systems that integrate solar collecting devices represent a commitment with future trends that combine renewable technologies with ...
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      Long Term Energy Transition Scenario Analysis for the City of Donostia 

      Arrizabalaga Uriarte, Eneko; Hernández Iñarra, Francisco Javier; Portillo Valdés, Luis Alfonso del (MDPI, 2018-01-18)
      The direction adopted for the energy transitions towards a low carbon future will have long lasting implications in other aspects beyond the Climate Change. However, cities are becoming increasingly complex and a detailed ...
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      Methodology for the Study of the Envelope Airtightness of Residential Buildings in Spain: A Case Study 

      Feijó-Muñoz, Jesús; Poza-Casado, Irene; González-Lezcano, Roberto Alonso; Pardal, Cristina; Echarri, Víctor; Assiego de Larriva, Rafael; Fernández-Agüera, Jesica; Dios-Viéitez, María Jesús; Del Campo Díaz, Víctor José; Montesdeoca Calderín, Manuel; Padilla-Marcos, Miguel Ángel; Meiss, Alberto (MDPI, 2018-04)
      Air leakage and its impact on the energy performance of dwellings has been broadly studied in countries with cold climates in Europe, US, and Canada. However, there is a lack of knowledge in this field in Mediterranean ...
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      Monitoring System Analysis for Evaluating a Building’s Envelope Energy Performance through Estimation of Its Heat Loss Coefficient 

      Giraldo Soto, Catalina; Ercoreca González, Aitor; Mora, Laurent; Uriarte Pérez de Nanclares, Irati; Del Portillo Valdés, Luis Alfonso (MDPI, 2018-07)
      The present article investigates the question of building energy monitoring systems used for data collection to estimate the Heat Loss Coefficient (HLC) with existing methods, in order to determine the Thermal Envelope ...
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      Optimization of the Heating System Use in Aged Public Buildings via Model Predictive Control 

      Carrascal Lecumberri, Edorta; Garrido Hernández, Izaskun; Garrido Hernández, Aitor Josu; Sala Lizarraga, José María Pedro (MDPI, 2016-03)
      This work presents the implementation of a Model Predictive Control (MPC) scheme used to study the improvement of the thermal quality in aged residential buildings without any rehabilitation. The controller manages the ...
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      Orientation-Constrained System for Lamp Detection in Buildings Based on Computer Vision 

      Troncoso Pastoriza, Francisco; Eguia Oller, Pablo; Díaz Redondo, Rebeca P.; Granada Álvarez, Enrique; Ercoreca González, Aitor (MDPI, 2019-03-28)
      Computer vision is used in this work to detect lighting elements in buildings with the goal of improving the accuracy of previous methods to provide a precise inventory of the location and state of lamps. Using the framework ...