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An Investigation into GHG and non-GHG Impacts of Double Skin Façades in Office Refurbishments: Low-Carbon Refurbishment with Double Skin Façades

Journal Article
Piroozfar, P. A., Farr, E. R., & Pomponi, F. (2016)
An Investigation into GHG and non-GHG Impacts of Double Skin Façades in Office Refurbishments: Low-Carbon Refurbishment with Double Skin Façades. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 20(2), 234-248. https://doi.org/10.1111/jiec.12368
The building sector is a major contributor to energy consumption, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and depletion of natural resources. In developed countries, existing building...

Life cycle energy and carbon assessment of double skin façades for office refurbishments

Journal Article
Pomponi, F., Piroozfar, P. A. E., Southall, R., Ashton, P., & Farr, E. R. P. (2015)
Life cycle energy and carbon assessment of double skin façades for office refurbishments. Energy and Buildings, 109, 143-156. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.09.051
In countries like the UK, the upkeep of existing buildings is where the greatest opportunities for achieving carbon reduction targets lie. Façades are the physical barriers be...

Double- or Single-Skin Façades for Low-Carbon Office Refurbishments in the UK: A Comparative Case Study

Book Chapter
Pomponi, F., & Piroozfar, P. A. (2014)
Double- or Single-Skin Façades for Low-Carbon Office Refurbishments in the UK: A Comparative Case Study
In the UK, 75 % of non-domestic buildings will still exist in 2050, and the reduction of their emissions represents a major challenge for the UK government to meet the greenho...

Façade refurbishment of existing office buildings: Do conventional energy-saving interventions always work?

Journal Article
Pomponi, F., Farr, E. R., Piroozfar, P., & Gates, J. R. (2015)
Façade refurbishment of existing office buildings: Do conventional energy-saving interventions always work?. Journal of Building Engineering, 3, 135-143. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2015.07.003
Offices account for 40% of energy use in construction sector. Office building stock is already under-performing and dilapidating at a fast pace. With the current rate of repla...

Energy and comfort analysis of glazed double skin facades for refurbishments in temperate climates

Conference Proceeding
Pomponi, F., Ip, K., Oxizidis, S. & Piroozfar, P. (2014)
Energy and comfort analysis of glazed double skin facades for refurbishments in temperate climates
Double skin facades (DSFs) are gaining momentum in Europe as a low-energy design technique for the refurbishments of office buildings due to their potential to act as...

A method to evaluate the life cycle environmental impacts of double skin facades in refurbishments

Conference Proceeding
Pomponi, F., Ip, K. & Oxizidis, S. (2014)
A method to evaluate the life cycle environmental impacts of double skin facades in refurbishments
Refurbishment of existing buildings represents a major challenge for the UK Government to meet the greenhouse gases (GHG) target. Double Skin Façades are one possible solution...

Assessment of Double Skin Façade Technologies for Office Refurbishments in the United Kingdom

Conference Proceeding
Pomponi, F., Ip, K. & Piroozfar, P. (2013)
Assessment of Double Skin Façade Technologies for Office Refurbishments in the United Kingdom
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