Transportable CO2-neutral houses for one-person households – R. van Beurden

The housing market in the Netherlands is locked. Vacant land positions prove to be unmarketable and customers’ in secureness is high, resulting in little movement of residents from one dwelling to another. Increased individualization affects the formation of households and renting has become more popular among starters instead of buying...

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Household energy consumption – A. Demir

This paper is about the determinants of the household energy consumption in the social housing sector in the Netherlands. Research has shown that there is a large variation in the energy use of households of similar dwellings due to the behaviour of the occupants. So the human factor will always...

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Comprehensive modelling of energy use in households – C. Pennavaire

This research argues that everyday behavior and lifestyle of occupants, dwelling characteristics, decentralized energy production methods and the sharing of excess produced energy have a significant influence on the energy use of households. Hence they form a serious energy saving potential to transform existing districts into an energy zero urban environment. By...

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