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Cost-Effective Energy Efficient Building Retrofitting by Jarek Kurnitski, Nicola Bianco, Giuseppe Peter Vanoli, Bjørn Peter Jelle, Claes Goeran Granqvist, Fernando Pacheco-Torgal

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Chapter 15

Cost-Effective Energy and Indoor Climate Renovation of Estonian Residential Buildings

T. Kalamees, K. Kuusk, E. Arumägi and Ü. Alev,    Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia

Abstract

Renovation of the existing residential building stock is a key factor in the future of building energy savings in Estonia, as the replacement rate of existing stock is only 1–2% per year. This research analyses the energy-efficiency and economic viability of the energy renovation of dwellings. Individual energy-saving measures and renovation packages were composed for reference buildings to analyze cost-optimal energy-efficiency levels. The research uses the methods of large-scale field studies as well as computer simulations to analyze the ...

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