Frontiers in Civil Engineering

Frontiers in Civil Engineering

Volume: 6

Occupant Behaviour in Buildings: Advances and Challenges

Editor(s): Enedir Ghisi, Ricardo Forgiarini Rupp and Pedro Fernandes Pereira

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Occupant behaviour in buildings is a point of interest for building designers around the world. Functional buildings have a significant energy demand; therefore, improving the thermal and energy ...
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Monitoring Occupant Window Opening Behaviour in Buildings: A Critical Review

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Shen Wei*, Yan Ding and Wei Yu


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The Impact of Occupants in Thermal Comfort and Energy Efficiency in Buildings

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António Ruano*, Karol Bot and Maria da Graça Ruano


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Detecting Occupant Actions in Buildings and the Drivers of Their Behaviour

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Pedro F. Pereira* and Nuno M. M. Ramos


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The (Not So) Close Relationship Between Occupancy and Windows Operation

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Aline Schaefer*, João Vitor Eccel and Enedir Ghisi


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Indoor Climate Management of Museums: the Impact of Ventilation on Conservation, Human Health and Comfort

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Hugo Entradas Silva* and Fernando M. A. Henriques


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