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DOI: 10.5593/SGEM2014/B62/S27.089

THE ENERGY DIAGNOSTIC OF THE CURRENT TRENDS IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS

M. Kraus, K. Kubenkova, D. Kubeckova
Wednesday 1 October 2014 by Libadmin2014

References: 14th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2014, www.sgem.org, SGEM2014 Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-619-7105-21-6 / ISSN 1314-2704, June 19-25, 2014, Book 6, Vol. 2, 691-698 pp

ABSTRACT
The paper deals with the diagnostic of the current trend in the construction of singlefamily residential buildings with respect to the energy performance. Current trends in civil engineering are mainly focused on the energy efficiency of the buildings and saving non-renewable resources in accordance with the principles of sustainable development. The primary legal instrument for the energy-efficient construction is a revised Directive on the Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD II). The basic factors of the evaluation of the building’s energy performance are heat transfer coefficient of structures, mean heat transfer coefficient, air change rate, specific heating demand and specific primary energy demand. The aim of the diagnostic is to describe the impact of users standards on the energy balance of the building compared with the proposed calculation values.

Keywords: energy performance, sustainable development, energy efficient buildings, green buildings, single-family residential buildings