Occupant behavior and energy consumption in dwellings

An analysis of behavioral models and actual energy consumption in the Dutch housing stock

Merve Bedir


paperback/ gebrocheerd: € 29.95: GRATIS verzending! (NL)

ISBN: 9789492516985, geïllustreerd, 266 blz., November 2017, Engels
Formaat: 23.5 (h) x 19.0 (b) x 1.7 (d) cm. Gewicht: 618 gram.

Uitgever: TU Delft Open

serienaam/reeks: A+BE Architecture and the Built Environment


There are several dimensions of occupant behavior and energy consumption of dwellings: dwelling characteristics including the energy and indoor comfort management systems, building envelope, lighting and appliances; occupant characteristics including the social, educational and economical; and actual behavior, including the control of heating, ventilation and lighting of spaces, and appliance use, hot water use, washing, bathing, and cleaning. Attempting to understand this complexity asks for a methodology that covers both quantitative and qualitative methods; and both cross-sectional and longitudinal data collection, working interdisciplinary among the domains of design for sustainability, environmental psychology, and building and design informatics.

The main question that this issue of A+BE deals with is: How much does the occupant behavior influence the energy consumption of dwellings in the Netherlands, and how could we identify


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