Energy Efficiency Solutions for Historic Buildings
by Alexandra Troi, Zeno Bastian
Publisher: Birkhäuser 2014
Number of pages: 336
This handbook holistically summarises the principles for the energy retrofitting of historic buildings, from the first diagnosis to the adequately designed intervention: preservation of the historic structure, user comfort, and energy efficiency. The content was developed by an interdisciplinary team of researchers.
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