Publication: Research - peer-review › Article in proceedings – Annual report year: 2012
This paper is based on the developed theoretical practice of super-insulation solution for renovation of exiting standard wooden houses in Greenland built from 1950s until 2006, more than half the building stock in Arctic Greenland. From various perspectives, the wrap-up system is evaluated as a robust building renovation method with focus on applying the membrane for air tightness with a minimum of risk of leakage, high level of insulation with very few thermal bridges, focus on fire protection by using insulation material of mineral wool and high attention on solving details in the building envelope. This interesting wrap-up and package solution can easily be applied to many standard wooden houses in Greenland, but also to wooden houses across the Arctic regions. Linking all these aspects lead to interesting findings about high energy savings, reduction of oil usage and decrease of greenhouse gas emissions in retrofitting of Arctic buildings.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 7th International Cold Climate HVAC Conference|
|Number of pages||8|
|Conference||7th International Cold Climate HVAC Conference|
|Period||12/11/12 → 14/11/12|
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