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Emission Reduction Potential of Different Types of Finnish Buildings through Energy Retrofits

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Hirvonen, Janne
dc.contributor.author Jokisalo, Juha
dc.contributor.author Sankelo, Paula
dc.contributor.author Niemelä, Tuomo
dc.contributor.author Kosonen, Risto
dc.date.accessioned 2020-12-31T08:47:37Z
dc.date.available 2020-12-31T08:47:37Z
dc.date.issued 2020-12
dc.identifier.citation Hirvonen , J , Jokisalo , J , Sankelo , P , Niemelä , T & Kosonen , R 2020 , ' Emission Reduction Potential of Different Types of Finnish Buildings through Energy Retrofits ' , Buildings , vol. 10 , no. 12 , 234 , pp. 1-23 . https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings10120234 en
dc.identifier.issn 2075-5309
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dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/101610
dc.description.abstract Energy retrofitting of buildings shows great potential in reducing CO2 emissions. However, most retrofitting studies only focus on a single building type. This paper shows the relative potential in six Finnish building types, to identify possible focus areas for future retrofits in Finland. Data from previous optimization studies was used to provide optimal cases for comparison. Energy demand of the buildings was generated through dynamic simulation with the IDA-ICE software. The cases were compared according to emissions reduction, investment and life cycle cost. It was found that, in all buildings, it was possible to reduce emissions cost-neutrally by 20% to 70% in buildings with district heating and by 70% to 95% using heat pumps. Single-family homes with oil or wood boilers switching to heat pumps had the greatest emission reduction potential. More stringent requirements for energy efficiency could be mandated during building renovation. en
dc.format.extent 23
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher MDPI AG
dc.relation.ispartofseries Buildings en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 10, issue 12 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.title Emission Reduction Potential of Different Types of Finnish Buildings through Energy Retrofits en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Energy efficiency and systems
dc.contributor.department Finnish Environment Institute
dc.contributor.department Granlund Consulting Oy
dc.contributor.department Department of Mechanical Engineering en
dc.subject.keyword energy retrofit
dc.subject.keyword heat pump
dc.subject.keyword CO2 emissions
dc.subject.keyword building stock
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-2020123160431
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/buildings10120234
dc.type.version publishedVersion

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