Renovation of Swedish single-family houses from the 1960s and 1970s to net-zero energy buildings: Case study

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Abstract

This paper evaluates whether a net-zero energy building (NZEB) can be attained by implementing on-site renewable electricity production when renovating to Passive House level. The assessment is based on the Swedish single-family housing stock constructed between 1961 and 1980, using two case study houses and three locations. Specific conditions of the houses, such as the type of heat generation and available roof area for installation of a photovoltaic system, determine whether a NZEB renovation is possible. Overall, the assessment showed that it is not cost-effective to aim for NZEB when implementing a PV system, based on the alternatives in this study.

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  • Architectural Engineering

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication ISES Solar World Congress 2017
PublisherISES, International solar energy society
ISBN (Print)978-398146597-6
Publication statusSubmitted - 2017 Sep
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes
EventISES, International solar energy society, Solar World Congress 29 Oct – 02 Nov 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE - Abu Dhabi, UAE, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 2017 Oct 292017 Nov 2
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ConferenceISES, International solar energy society, Solar World Congress 29 Oct – 02 Nov 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE
CountryUnited Arab Emirates
CityAbu Dhabi
Period2017/10/292017/11/02
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