Advancing design criteria for energy and environmental performance of buildings

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.advisor Airaksinen, Miimu, Dr., Finnish Association of Civil Engineers, Finland
dc.contributor.author Jung, Nusrat
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-01T09:02:55Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-01T09:02:55Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.isbn 978-952-60-8109-0 (Aalto, electronic)
dc.identifier.isbn 978-952-60-8108-3 (Aalto, printed)
dc.identifier.isbn 978-951-38-8659-2 (VTT, electronic)
dc.identifier.isbn 978-951-38-8660-8 (VTT, printed)
dc.identifier.issn 1799-4942 (Aalto, electronic)
dc.identifier.issn 1799-4934 (Aalto, printed)
dc.identifier.issn 1799-4934 (Aalto, ISSN-L)
dc.identifier.issn 2242-1203 (VTT, electronic)
dc.identifier.issn 2242-119X (VTT, printed)
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/32655
dc.description.abstract Globally, buildings are responsible for 18% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and 40% of energy consumption. The European Union’s climate and energy policy framework for 2020 and 2030 requires reducing GHG emissions by 40%, increasing the level of energy savings by 25%, and increasing the share of renewable energy by at least 30% relative to 1990. The environmental and energy performance criteria for buildings will continually evolve to meet the aforementioned decarbonisation goals. Consequently, buildings will have an increased number of variables and alternatives that are to be evaluated for their performance, indicating increased complexity for building designers. The prospect of evaluating multiple building performance criteria necessitates integrated designing and planning tools, such as the use of Building Information Model (BIM), Building Performance Simulations (BPS), and methodologies for comparing and optimizing alternative design options. This dissertation presents new insights on advancing the design criteria for the energy and environmental performance of commercial and residential buildings. Specially, the four associated journal publications demonstrate how building designers and the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry can integrate embodied GHG analysis, comprehensive BIM tools in conjunction with BPS analyses, and stochastic assessment of public perceptions to work towards buildings that are more energy-efficient, generate energy on-site, and have a smaller carbon footprint. Through comprehensive literature reviews, this dissertation outlines future research directions for BIM-based, iterative multi-criteria assessment for energy and environmental performance of buildings. en
dc.format.extent 53 + app. 102
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Aalto University en
dc.publisher Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.relation.ispartofseries Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 142/2018
dc.relation.ispartofseries VTT Science en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 182
dc.relation.haspart [Publication 1]: Nusrat Jung, Tarja Häkkinen, Mirkka Rekola. Extending Capabilities of BIM to Support Performance Based Design. Journal of Information Technology in Construction (ITcon), Volume 23, Pages 16-52, 2018b.
dc.relation.haspart [Publication 2]: Tarja Häkkinen, Matti Kuittinen, Antti Ruuska, Nusrat Jung. Reducing Embodied Carbon during the Design Process of Buildings. Journal of Building Engineering. Elsevier B.V., Volume 4, Pages 1-13, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.jobe.2015.06.005
dc.relation.haspart [Publication 3]: Nusrat Jung, Satu Paiho, Jari Shemeikka, Risto Lahdelma, Miimu Airaksinen. Energy Performance Analysis of an Office Building in Three Climate Zones. Energy and Buildings. Elsevier B.V., Volume 158, Pages 1023-1035, 2018 a. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.10.030
dc.relation.haspart [Publication 4]: Nusrat Jung, Munjur E. Moula, Tingting Fang, Mohamed Hamdy, Risto Lahdelma. Social Acceptance of Renewable Energy Technologies for Buildings in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area of Finland. Renewable Energy. Elsevier B.V., Volume 99, Pages 813-824, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2016.07.006
dc.subject.other Energy en
dc.subject.other Environmental science en
dc.title Advancing design criteria for energy and environmental performance of buildings en
dc.type G5 Artikkeliväitöskirja fi
dc.contributor.school Insinööritieteiden korkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Engineering en
dc.contributor.department Konetekniikan laitos fi
dc.contributor.department Department of Mechanical Engineering en
dc.subject.keyword energy performance en
dc.subject.keyword building performance simulation en
dc.subject.keyword nnvironmental performance en
dc.subject.keyword embodied GHG en
dc.subject.keyword BIM en
dc.subject.keyword design en
dc.subject.keyword renewable energy technologies en
dc.subject.keyword social acceptance en
dc.identifier.urn URN:ISBN:978-952-60-8109-0
dc.type.dcmitype text en
dc.type.ontasot Doctoral dissertation (article-based) en
dc.type.ontasot Väitöskirja (artikkeli) fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Lahdelma, Risto, Prof., Aalto University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Finland
dc.opn Kähkönen, Kalle, Prof., Tampere University of Technology, Finland
dc.contributor.lab Energy technology en
dc.rev Pomponi, Francesco, Dr., Edinburgh Napier University, UK
dc.rev Firth, Steven, Dr., Loughborough University, UK
dc.date.defence 2018-08-10
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