Energy Efficiency in Buildings

The process of globalization and the establishment of a highly competitive economy have demanded greater efficiency from companies in their activities. The efficient use of electrical energy not only means a reduction in expenses, but also a reduction in environmental impacts. Furthermore, energy efficiency is often linked to improving the quality of the work environment and the production process.

The oil crisis that occurred in the 1970s served as a warning for many countries to research new sources of energy. As the available sources had higher costs and required long periods for implementation, the rational use of energy began to be seen as the most advantageous option, as reducing consumption would avoid the installation of new generating parks.

From this date onwards, technological advances have provided increasingly efficient equipment and the concept of energy efficiency has come into force in the daily lives of companies. Aiming to reduce electrical energy consumption in buildings, without depriving their occupants of thermal, lighting and acoustic comfort, LabEEE develops retrofit studies and research into the application of energy-efficient technologies.


Publicações em periódicos relacionadas à linha de pesquisa

Ano Título Periódico Autores
Innovations in the Brazilian regulations for energy efficiency of residential buildings Architectural Science Review (Sydney) Veridiana Atanasio Scalco, Michele Fossati, Rogério de Souza Versage, Marcio José Sorgato, Roberto Lamberts, Claudia Morishita
Innovations in the Brazilian regulations for energy efficiency of residential buildings Michele Fossati; Rogério de Souza Versage; Marcio José Sorgato; Roberto Lamberts; Claudia Morishita
The influence of the envelope on the thermal performance of ventilated and occupied houses Energy and Buildings Cláudia Donald Pereira e Enedir Ghisi
A eficiência energética em edificações e a regulamentação brasileira RBEE Revista Brasileira de Eficiência Energética Michele Fossati, Claudia Morishita, Roberto Lamberts
Investigation of green roof thermal performance in temperate climate: A case study of an experimental building in Florianópolis city, Southern Brazil Energy and Buildings Sérgio Parizotto, Roberto Lamberts

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