Timmerhusets historia och framtid : En studie av timmerhusets energianvändning

by Ädling, Anna

Abstract (Summary)
In a time where our environmental awareness and our use of energy gets more and more attention, grows the demand requirements on all the materials that we use. An area where the focus on etc the energy consumption has increased is the construction industry. With EU´s directive 2002/91/EG the demand energy efficient requirements gets even higher. Even the timberhouse that has traditions for over a 1000 years has to make the demand requirements that we have in the 21-century. Boverket has on the basis of the directiveestablished new demands that say that houses located in the northern climate zone gets to have a maximum energy consumption of 130 kWh/year and 110 kWh/year in the southern climate zone.Only the 8” timberhouse located in the southern climate zone made the demand requirements on 110 kWh/year.The report analyses five different energy saving alternatives;• Use of rougher timber• Externally addition isolation• Internally addition isolation• Internally addition isolation of the northern wall and only on thoose walls where the timberwall neverhteless is gonna be visible:- Bathroom- Kitchen• Doubble timberwall with isolation inbetween
Bibliographical Information:


School:Högskolan i Gävle

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Master's Thesis



Date of Publication:10/17/2008

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