Description and characterization of systems for external insulation and retrofitting for Denmark with emphasis on the thermal performance

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    Abstract

    Lately there has been quite a large focus on retrofitting of the Danish buildings. The retrofitting of the building is done in order to solve one or more of the following problems: bad indoor climate, large use of energy for heating, insufficient durability or architectural unsatisfactory.In order to solve these problems insulation is often part of the retrofitting. As internal insulation has many disadvantages with regards to heat and moisture only systems for external insulation will be mentioned here.As there are several different systems for external insulation, each with different properties, there is a need for a systematic approach when the building designer chooses which system should be used on the building which is to be retrofitted.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages59
    Publication statusPublished - 1998
    EventIEA Annex 32 IBEPA Integral Building Envelope Performance Assessment meeting - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Duration: 15 Apr 199817 Apr 1998

    Conference

    ConferenceIEA Annex 32 IBEPA Integral Building Envelope Performance Assessment meeting
    CountryDenmark
    CityCopenhagen
    Period15/04/199817/04/1998

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