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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 19

Cost-Effective Refurbishment of Italian Historic Buildings

F. Ascione1, N. Bianco1, R.F. De Masi2, G.M. Mauro1 and G.P. Vanoli2,    1Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy,    2Università degli Studi del Sannio, Benevento, Italy

Abstract

This chapter investigates strategies for approaching the energy refurbishment of historic buildings, by proposing, beyond a general methodology aimed at guaranteeing feasibility of the design, its application to two cases studies in the context of South Italy, in a typical Mediterranean climate according to the Köppen classification.

According to the latest international guidelines in matter of building energy efficiency and future trends, by 2020, a great effort should be applied ...

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