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Robust Internal Thermal Insulation of Historic Buildings

Deliverables

Project website

The website will include templates for reporting, project descriptions, press material etc.

Formation of network partnerships

Engagement in partnerships with institutions with well-established relations to the different groups of professional practitioners

Basic probabilistic analysis of hygrothermal performance of interior insulation

This deliverable will be combining results from T4.1 and T4.3.

First press release on the project

The consortium aims at producing at least two press releases on the project - one at the beginning of the project and one at the end.

Closed technology loop of laboratory experiments and simulation models in the field of internal insulation testing

An iterative approach are used to fit measured data, where a series of lab experiments and numerical simulations are done in parallel for each material

Report on material properties

The deliverable includes: - Material properties of building materials used in historic buildings - Validated material characterisation models - Standard laboratory procedure for determining material properties

Mapping of networks

Maps of Member States’ relevant professional networks

Report on state-of-the-art

- Insulation materials for historic building retrofit projects - Existing main strategies and methodologies used for retrofit of historic buildings

Dissemination and Exploitation Plan draft version

This deliverable will contain a draft version of the project's dissemination and exploitation plan and will to a large degree be based on outcome from the exploitation strategy seminar taking place in November 2017.

Report on historical building types and combinations of structural solutions

Including main driving forces promoting renovation of historic buildings based on case studies

Report and tool: Probability based Life Cycle Impact Assessment

Includes energy saving potential of the internal insulation measures

Report on first workshop/seminar

The consortium will arrange at least one workshop/seminar at the beginning and one conference at the end of the project

Procedure for evaluating research results

in terms of relevance to practice

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Publications

Development of a probabilistic methodology for LCC assessments of building retrofit measures

Author(s): Di Giuseppe E., Iannaccone M., Telloni M., Quagliarini E., D’orazio M.
Published in: Colloqui.AT.e 2016. MATER(i)A Materials Architecture Technology Energy/Environment Reuse (Interdisciplinary) Adaptability, 2016, Page(s) 289-298

Improving the energy performance of historic buildings with architectural and cultural value

Author(s): de Place Hansen, E.J.
Published in: 8th Int. Conf. on Building Envelope Systems and Technologies, ICBEST 2017, Istanbul, Turkey, 2017, Page(s) 648-658

A lime based mortar for thermal insulation of medieval church vaults

Author(s): Hansen, Tessa Kvist; Larsen, Poul Klenz ; Hansen, Kurt Kielsgaard; Bjarløv, Søren Peter; Peuhkuri, Ruut Hannele
Published in: Historic Mortars Conference 2016, 2016

Decay of wooden beams in historical buildings: effects of capillary active insulation for the energy retrofit

Author(s): Gianangeli A., Cozzolino N., Ippoliti E., Di Giuseppe E., D’orazio M.
Published in: Colloqui.AT.e 2016. MATER(i)A Materials Architecture Technology Energy/Environment Reuse (Interdisciplinary) Adaptability, 2016, Page(s) 69-78
DOI: 11566/250288

Three-dimensional HAM transport in timber beam ends-measurements and simulation

Author(s): Vogelsang, S.; Kehl, D.; Ruisinger, U.; Meißner, F.
Published in: BauSIM 2014, Fifth German-Austrian IBPSA Conference, Aachen, Germany, 2015, Page(s) 174-181

Moisture transport properties of brick – Comparison of exposed, impregnated and rendered brick

Author(s): Hansen, T.K.; Bjarløv, S. P.; Peuhkuri, R.
Published in: Proceedings of the International RILEM Conference - Materials, Systems and Structures in Civil Engineering 2016., 2016

Energy savings due to internal façade insulation in historic buildings

Author(s): de Place Hansen, E.J., Wittchen, Kim B.
Published in: 3rd Int Conf on Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings, 26-27 Sep 2018, Visby, Sweden, 2018, Page(s) 22-31

Psychrometer method to measure the moisture retention curves of porous building materials in the full humidity range

Author(s): Chi Feng, Maria Fredriksson, Hans Janssen
Published in: Healthy, Intelligent and Resilient Buildings and Urban Environments, 2018, Page(s) 169-174
DOI: 10.14305/ibpc.2018.be-4.05

A comparison of model order reduction methods for the simulation of wall heat transfer

Author(s): Tianfeng Hou, Staf Roels, Hans Janssen
Published in: Healthy, Intelligent and Resilient Buildings and Urban Environments, 2018, Page(s) 1295-1300
DOI: 10.14305/ibpc.2018.ps02

How to estimate material properties for external walls in historic buildings before applying internal insulation

Author(s): de Place Hansen, E.J., Møller E.B.
Published in: 3rd Int Conf on Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings, 26-27 Sep 2018, Visby, Sweden, 2018

Buildings energy retrofit: components service life impact on the costs-benefits analysis (in Italian)

Author(s): D’Orazio M., Di Giuseppe E.
Published in: Edilizia Circolare, Colloqui.AT.e 2018, 2018, Page(s) 540-548

Wall hydrophobization and internal insulation: the impact of impregnation strength and depth on moisture levels and moisture damages

Author(s): Metavitsiadis, V.; Soulios, V.; Janssen, H.; Roels, S.
Published in: Hydrophobe VIII, Hongkong, 2017, 2017

Neural networks to predict the hygrothermal response of building components in a probabilistic framework

Author(s): Astrid Tijskens, Staf Roels, Hans Janssen
Published in: Healthy, Intelligent and Resilient Buildings and Urban Environments, 2018, Page(s) 1169-1174
DOI: 10.14305/ibpc.2018.ms-6.04

Uncertainty impact on decisions related to historical buildings energy retrofit

Author(s): D’Orazio M., Di Giuseppe E
Published in: VI convegno internazionale sulla documentazione, conservazione e recupero del patrimonio architettonico e sulla tutela paesaggistica Messina 11-13/10/2018, 2018, Page(s) 1411-1420

Semi-permeable membrane experiment for unsaturated liquid permeability of building materials: potential and practice

Author(s): Chi Feng, Hans Janssen
Published in: Healthy, Intelligent and Resilient Buildings and Urban Environments, 2018, Page(s) 175-180
DOI: 10.14305/ibpc.2018.be-4.06

Outlining a methodology for assessing deterioration threshold criteria

Author(s): L. Lång, P. Johansson, C-M. Capener, H. Janssen, J. Langmans, E. Møller, M. D’Orazio, E. Quagliarini
Published in: 3rd Int Conf on Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings, 26-27 Sep 2018, Visby, Sweden, 2018, Page(s) 32-40

Mould growth risk evaluation of internal insulation solutions in a historic building under temperate climates

Author(s): Gianangeli A., Di Giuseppe E., D’Orazio M
Published in: SER4SC 2018 Seismic and Energy Renovation for Sustainable Cities – Conference Proceedings, 2018

Retrofit of Masonry in Historic Buildings: Role of Climatic Loads and Material Parameters

Author(s): Kvist Hansen, T, Peuhkuri, R., Bjarløv, S. P.
Published in: Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings XIV International Conference, 2019, Page(s) 552-561

Risks and benefits of internal insulation as a measure for historic buildings energy renovation (in Italian)

Author(s): Gianangeli A., Maracchini G., Di Giuseppe E., D’Orazio M.
Published in: 1th International Conference, STC 2019 - Small Towns Conference, 2019

Internal insulation of historic buildings: a stochastic approach to life-cycle costing within RIBuild EU project

Author(s): Di Giuseppe E., Maracchini G., Gianangeli A., Bernardini G., D’Orazio M
Published in: 10th International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings, SEB-19, Budapest, Hungary, 2019, Page(s) 349-359

Laboratory Investigation of Latvian Historic Brick and Measurements of Water Movement in Historic Masonry Walls

Author(s): Reinis Purvins, Edite Biseniece, Andra Blumberga
Published in: Energy Procedia, Issue 113, 2017, Page(s) 327-332, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.04.073

Material characterization models and test methods for historic building materials

Author(s): Tessa Hansen, Ruut Hannele Peuhkuri, Eva B. Møller, Søren Peter Bjarløv, Tommy Odgaard
Published in: Energy Procedia, Issue 132, 2017, Page(s) 315-320, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.09.738

Calibration of Hygrothermal Simulations by the Help of a Generic Optimization Tool

Author(s): P. Freudenberg, U. Ruisinger, E. Stöcker
Published in: Energy Procedia, Issue 132, 2017, Page(s) 405-410, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.09.645

Towards a probabilistic approach in LCA of building retrofit measures

Author(s): Claudio Favi, Ivan Meo, Elisa Di Giuseppe, Monica Iannaccone, Marco D’Orazio, Michele Germani
Published in: Energy Procedia, Issue 134, 2017, Page(s) 394-403, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.09.584

A review on Latvian Historical Building Stock with Heavy Walls

Author(s): Andra Blumberga, Kristaps Kass, Edite Kamendere
Published in: Energy Procedia, Issue 95, 2016, Page(s) 17-21, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2016.09.004

Internal insulation solutions for a historic building renovation: a probabilistic approach for the affordability assessment

Author(s): Di Giuseppe E., Iannaccone M., Telloni M., Quagliarini E., D’Orazio M.
Published in: Tema: Technology,Engineering,Materials and Architecture, Issue Vol. 3, Issue 1, July 2017, 2017, Page(s) 53-64, ISSN 2421-4574
DOI: 10.17410/tema.v3i1.128

Long term in situ measurements of hygrothermal conditions at critical points in four cases of internally insulated historic solid masonry walls

Author(s): Tessa Kvist Hansen, Søren Peter Bjarløv, Ruut Hannele Peuhkuri, Maria Harrestrup
Published in: Energy and Buildings, Issue 172, 2018, Page(s) 235-248, ISSN 0378-7788
DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.05.001

A simplified dynamic zone model for a probabilistic assessment of hygrothermal risks in building components

Author(s): Astrid Tijskens, Hans Janssen, Staf Roels
Published in: Energy Procedia, Issue 132, 2017, Page(s) 717-722, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.10.012

Pre-assessment Method for Historic Building Stock Renovation Evaluation

Author(s): Kristaps Kass, Andra Blumberga, Dagnija Blumberga, Gatis Zogla, Agris Kamenders, Edite Kamendere
Published in: Energy Procedia, Issue 113, 2017, Page(s) 346-353, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.04.004

Quasi-Monte-Carlo-based probabilistic assessment of wall heat loss

Author(s): Tianfeng Hou, Dirk Nuyens, Staf Roels, Hans Janssen
Published in: Energy Procedia, Issue 132, 2017, Page(s) 705-710, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.10.010

Thermal performance of internally insulated historic brick building in cold climate: A long term case study

Author(s): Edīte Biseniece, Gatis Žogla, Agris Kamenders, Reinis Purviņš, Kristaps Kašs, Ruta Vanaga, Andra Blumberga
Published in: Energy and Buildings, Issue 152, 2017, Page(s) 577-586, ISSN 0378-7788
DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.07.082

Performance of hydrophobized historic solid masonry – Experimental approach

Author(s): T.K. Hansen, S.P. Bjarløv, R.H. Peuhkuri, K.K. Hansen
Published in: Construction and Building Materials, Issue 188, 2018, Page(s) 695-708, ISSN 0950-0618
DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.08.145

Building Retrofit Measures and Design: A Probabilistic Approach for LCA

Author(s): Claudio Favi, Elisa Di Giuseppe, Marco D’Orazio, Marta Rossi, Michele Germani
Published in: Sustainability, Issue 10/10, 2018, Page(s) 3655, ISSN 2071-1050
DOI: 10.3390/su10103655

A probabilistic tool for evaluating the effectiveness of financial measures to support the energy improvements of existing buildings

Author(s): M D’Orazio, E Di Giuseppe, R Esposti, S Coderoni, E Baldoni
Published in: IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Issue 415, 2018, Page(s) 012003, ISSN 1757-899X
DOI: 10.1088/1757-899x/415/1/012003

Properties of Bricks and Masonry of Historical Buildings as a Background for Safe Renovation Measures

Author(s): Edite Kamendere, Linda Grava, Kristaps Zvaigznitis, Agris Kamenders, Andra Blumberga
Published in: Energy Procedia, Issue 95, 2016, Page(s) 119-123, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2016.09.032

Study of Hygrothermal Processes in External Walls with Internal Insulation

Author(s): Edite Biseniece, Ritvars Freimanis, Reinis Purvins, Armands Gravelsins, Aivars Pumpurs, Andra Blumberga
Published in: Environmental and Climate Technologies, Issue 22/1, 2018, Page(s) 22-41, ISSN 2255-8837
DOI: 10.1515/rtuect-2018-0002

The role of economic and policy variables in energy-efficient retrofitting assessment. A stochastic Life Cycle Costing methodology

Author(s): Edoardo Baldoni, Silvia Coderoni, Marco D'Orazio, Elisa Di Giuseppe, Roberto Esposti
Published in: Energy Policy, Issue 129, 2019, Page(s) 1207-1219, ISSN 0301-4215
DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2019.03.018

Trilemma of historic buildings: Smart district heating systems, bioeconomy and energy efficiency

Author(s): Andra Blumberga, Ritvars Freimanis, Indra Muizniece, Kriss Spalvins, Dagnija Blumberga
Published in: Energy, Issue 186, 2019, Page(s) 115741, ISSN 0360-5442
DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2019.07.071

Effect of temperature and relative humidity on algae biofouling on different fired brick surfaces

Author(s): Enrico Quagliarini, Andrea Gianangeli, Marco D'Orazio, Benedetta Gregorini, Andrea Osimani, Lucia Aquilanti, Francesca Clementi
Published in: Construction and Building Materials, Issue 199, 2019, Page(s) 396-405, ISSN 0950-0618
DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.12.023

The effects of wind-driven rain on the hygrothermal conditions behind wooden beam ends and at the interfaces between internal insulation and existing solid masonry

Author(s): Tessa Kvist Hansen, Søren Peter Bjarløv, Ruut Peuhkuri
Published in: Energy and Buildings, Issue 196, 2019, Page(s) 255-268, ISSN 0378-7788
DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2019.05.020

Neural networks for metamodelling the hygrothermal behaviour of building components

Author(s): Astrid Tijskens, Staf Roels, Hans Janssen
Published in: Building and Environment, Issue 162, 2019, Page(s) 106282, ISSN 0360-1323
DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2019.106282

Wooden beam ends in combination with interior insulation: An experimental study on the impact of convective moisture transport

Author(s): Evy Vereecken, Staf Roels
Published in: Building and Environment, Issue 148, 2019, Page(s) 524-534, ISSN 0360-1323
DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2018.10.060

Optimising Convolutional Neural Networks to Predict the Hygrothermal Performance of Building Components

Author(s): Astrid Tijskens, Hans Janssen, Staf Roels
Published in: Energies, Issue 12/20, 2019, Page(s) 3966, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en12203966

Towards a more representative assessment of frost damage to porous building materials

Author(s): Chi Feng, Staf Roels, Hans Janssen
Published in: Building and Environment, Issue 164, 2019, Page(s) 106343, ISSN 0360-1323
DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2019.106343

Web tool for quantitative sustainability evaluation of hygro-thermally optimized insulation solutions

Author(s): S Walther, M Birkved, T H Perkov, S P Bjarløv
Published in: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, Issue 352, 2019, Page(s) 012029, ISSN 1755-1315
DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/352/1/012029

Hygric properties of porous building materials (IV): Semi-permeable membrane and psychrometer methods for measuring moisture storage curves

Author(s): Chi Feng, Hans Janssen
Published in: Building and Environment, Issue 152, 2019, Page(s) 39-49, ISSN 0360-1323
DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2019.01.054

Hygric properties of hydrophobized building materials

Author(s): Vasilis Soulios, Ernst Jan de Place Hansen, Hans Janssen
Published in: MATEC Web of Conferences, Issue 282, 2019, Page(s) 02048, ISSN 2261-236X
DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/201928202048

Generative reverse-modelling approach to hygrothermal material characterization

Author(s): Paul Klõšeiko, Peggy Freudenberg
Published in: MATEC Web of Conferences, Issue 282, 2019, Page(s) 02088, ISSN 2261-236X
DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/201928202088

Hygrothermal simulation assessment of internal insulation systems for retrofitting a historic Danish building

Author(s): Vasilis Soulios, Ernst Jan de Place Hansen, Ruut Peuhkuri
Published in: MATEC Web of Conferences, Issue 282, 2019, Page(s) 02049, ISSN 2261-236X
DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/201928202049

Predicting the hygrothermal behaviour of building components using neural networks

Author(s): Astrid Tijskens, Staf Roels, Hans Janssen
Published in: MATEC Web of Conferences, Issue 282, 2019, Page(s) 02036, ISSN 2261-236X
DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/201928202036

Impact of frost temperature and moisture content on frost damage to ceramic bricks

Author(s): Hans Janssen, Chi Feng, Staf Roels
Published in: MATEC Web of Conferences, Issue 282, 2019, Page(s) 02013, ISSN 2261-236X
DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/201928202013

Energy saving potentials in historic buildings’ renovations: to which extent is the heating demand limit value (SIA 380/1) reachable and at which costs?

Author(s): Didier Favre, Pierryves Padey, Kyriaki Goulouti, Sébastien Lasvaux
Published in: Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Issue 1343, 2019, Page(s) 012181, ISSN 1742-6588
DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/1343/1/012181

The use of proper orthogonal decomposition for the simulation of highly nonlinear hygrothermal performance

Author(s): Tianfeng Hou, Staf Roels, Hans Janssen
Published in: MATEC Web of Conferences, Issue 282, 2019, Page(s) 02018, ISSN 2261-236X
DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/201928202018

A Stochastic Approach to LCA of Internal Insulation Solutions for Historic Buildings

Author(s): Elisa Di Giuseppe, Marco D’Orazio, Guangli Du, Claudio Favi, Sébastien Lasvaux, Gianluca Maracchini, Pierryves Padey
Published in: Sustainability, Issue 12/4, 2020, Page(s) 1535, ISSN 2071-1050
DOI: 10.3390/su12041535

Hygric behavior of hydrophobized brick and mortar samples

Author(s): Vasilis Soulios, Ernst Jan de Place Hansen, Chi Feng, Hans Janssen
Published in: Building and Environment, Issue 176, 2020, Page(s) 106843, ISSN 0360-1323
DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2020.106843

Hygrothermal assessment of historic buildings’ external walls: preliminary findings from the RIBuild project for Switzerland

Author(s): Morgane Giorgi, Didier Favre, Kyriaki Goulouti, Sébastien Lasvaux
Published in: Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Issue 1343, 2019, Page(s) 012183, ISSN 1742-6588
DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/1343/1/012183

EnOB – Energetisches Bewertungsverfahren für Bestandsgebäude mit Holzbalkendecken (Abschlussbericht)

Author(s): Ruisinger, U., Stöcker, E., Freudenberg, P. et al.
Published in: TUD, BTU, IBP. gefördert durch das Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie., 2016
DOI: 10.2314/gbv:890872015

Een probabilistische analyse van het energetisch besparingspotentieel bij de toepassing van binnenisolatie

Author(s): Verstraeten J.
Published in: KU Leuven, Department of Civil Engineering, 2017

Vorstschade in baksteen en metselwerk

Author(s): van Gorp, M.
Published in: KU Leuven, Department of Civil Engineering, 2018

Hygrothermal performance of internal insulation in historic buildings

Author(s): Hansen, T. K.
Published in: BYG-DTU Report, No. 399, 2019

Assessing the impact of a hydrophobic treatment on the moisture response of an internally insulated massive wall

Author(s): Deckers, D.
Published in: KU Leuven, Department of Civil Engineering., 2019

Don’t tell – show! A study of architect’s requirements for a platform that include knowledge about internal thermal insulation in the classical buildings.

Author(s): Jatulyte, G., Skourletis, S.
Published in: 2019

De invloed van scheuren op de waterpenetratie in gehydrofobeerd metselwerk

Author(s): Vanspeybrouck, G.
Published in: KU Leuven, Department of Civil Engineering, 2019

Hygrothermal Modelling of Internal Insulation to Solid Masonry Walls

Author(s): Otiv, P.
Published in: 2019

Modular Sustainability Assessment of Hygro-Thermal Optimized Insulation Solutions for Historic Buildings.

Author(s): Walther, S.
Published in: 2019