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Reduction of CO2 Emissions in Houses of Historic and Visual Importance
AbstractAccording to the ‘Climate Programme’ the municipality of Amsterdam has the ambition to reduce the CO2 emissions within the city limits by 40% in the year 2025 compared to the year 1990. To realize this ambition substantial CO2 savings have to be realized at the 375,000 current houses in the city. A special challenge is formed by the houses of historic and visual importance, as the implementation of standard energy saving measures may conflict with the ambition to protect their cultural and historic values. Nyenrode Business University was asked to study the possibilities for a successful combination of ambitions in both fields. This article shows an overview of suggestions that focus on the combination of technical and process orientated innovations which can contribute to the acceleration of the reduction of CO2 emissions in houses of historic and visual importance. The article therefore addresses political and technical as well as financial and process related aspects in implementing energy saving measures in this category of buildings.
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Van Hal, A.; Dulski, B.; Postel, A.M. Reduction of CO2 Emissions in Houses of Historic and Visual Importance. Sustainability 2010, 2, 443-460.View more citation formats
Van Hal A, Dulski B, Postel AM. Reduction of CO2 Emissions in Houses of Historic and Visual Importance. Sustainability. 2010; 2(2):443-460.Chicago/Turabian Style
Van Hal, Anke; Dulski, Birgit; Postel, Anne Marij. 2010. "Reduction of CO2 Emissions in Houses of Historic and Visual Importance." Sustainability 2, no. 2: 443-460.