Home
About
Research
Publications
Industry Outreach
Graduate Programme
Resources
Location

PUBLICATIONS

JOURNALS

Hernandez, P., Kenny, P. (2012) 'Net energy analysis of domestic solar water heating installations in operation', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 16 (1):170-177. Available Online [DOI]

Hernandez, P., Kenny, P. (2011) 'Development of a methodology for life cycle building energy ratings', Energy Policy, 39 (6):3779-3788. Available Online [DOI]

Hernandez, P., Kenny, P. (2010) 'Integrating occupant preference and life cycle energy evaluation: a simplified method', Building Research & Information, 38 (6):625-637. Available Online [DOI]

Hernandez, P., Kenny, P. (2010) 'From net energy to zero energy buildings: Defining life cycle zero energy buildings (LC-ZEB)', Energy and Buildings, 42 (6):815-821. Available Online [DOI]

Finn D.P., Connolly, D. & Kenny, P. (2007) 'Sensitivity studies on a maritime building subject to night cooling', Solar Energy, 81 (6):697-710. Available Online [DOI]


CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Towards Zero Energy Building (2008)
Proceedings of the 2008 Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA 2008) Conference, Dublin.
Kenny, P., Brophy, V. and Lewis, J. O. (Ed.)
ISBN: 78-1-905254-34-7
[Available Online]



CONFERENCE PAPERS

2011
Kenny, P., Brophy, V. (2011) 'A Methodology to Develop Judgment Skills in Sustainable Architectural Education', In: Sustainable Building 2011. Helsinki, Finland.

2010
Hernandez, P., Cavanagh, S., Brophy, V., Futcher, J., Szalay, Z., Kenny, P. (2010) 'The challenge of energy refurbishment of recently built housing - A life cycle perspective', In: Sustainable Building 2010. Madrid, Spain.

Szalay, Z. Brophy, V. and Csoknyai, T. (2010) 'Limits to reducing energy use', In: International Passivhaustagung. Dresden, Germany.

2009
Szalay, Z., Kenny, P. (2009) 'Throwing new light on historic windows', In: ÖKOSAN 09 - The International Symposium on High-Quality Thermal Retrofit of Large-Volume Buildings. Weiz, Austria.

Hernandez, P., Kenny, P. (2009) 'Optimising Life Cycle Energy Performance of Housing: The Value of Occupancy Control', In: Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) 2009 Quebec, Canada.

Brophy, V. (2009) 'Linking and Integrating Sustainability and Architectural Technologies', In: ENHSA/EAAE Architectural Design and Construction Education - experimentation towards integration. Milan, Italy.

2008
Hernandez, P., Kenny, P. (2008) 'Defining Zero Energy Buildings - A life cycle perspective', In: Passive and Low Energy Architecture. Dublin, Ireland.

Hernandez, P., Kenny, P. (2008) 'Life Cycle Energy Performance: Exploring the limits of passive low energy buildings', In: Sustainable Building 08. Melbourne, Australia.

Hernandez, P., Kenny, P. (2008) 'Zero Energy Houses and Embodied Energy: Regulatory and Design Considerations', In: ASME 2nd International Conference on Energy Sustainability. Jacksonville, USA.

2007
Kenny, P., Horigan, N., Brophy, V. (2007) 'An Irish Building Environmental Assessment Method', In: Passive and Low Energy Architecture. Singapore.

Burke, K., Kenny, P., Finn, D. (2007) 'Sensitivity Analysis of the EPBD Energy Performance Grading of Buildings', In: PALENC. Crete.

Hernandez, P., Kenny, P., Cohen, R. (2007) 'Energy ratings based on measured energy consumption', In: Sustainable Building 07. Lisbon, Portugal.

Kondra, I., Brophy, V. and Hernandez, P. (2007) 'Designing and Constructing to the Passivhaus Standard in Temperate Climates', In: Passive Low Energy Architecture. Singapore.

2006
Kenny, P., Olley, J., Lewis, J. O. (2006) 'Whole-Sky Luminance Maps from Calibrated Digital Photography', In: EUROSUN 2006. Glasgow, Scotland.

Brophy, V., Kondratenko, I., Hernandez, P. Burke, K. (2006). 'Potential for Energy and CO2 - Emmission Savings Through the Application of the Passive House Standard in Ireland', In: 10th International Passive House Conference. Darmstadt, Germany.

Hernandez, P., Brophy, V., Lewis, J.O. (2006) 'Influence of Auxilary Heating on the Performance of Flat Plat Domestic Hot Water Systems: a study of existing Irish instillations', In: 2nd International Conference of Renewable Energy in Maritime Island Climates. London, UK.

Brophy, V. (2006) 'Supporting the Adoption of an Integrated Design Process', In: World Conference Achieving Excellence in the Built Environment. Birmingham, UK.

2005
Burke, K., Kenny, P., Finn, D. P. (2005) 'The transparency and repeatability of building energy performance certification', In: International Conference on the Dynamic Analysis, Simulation and Testing Applied to the Energy and Environmental Performance of Buildings. Athens, Greece.

Connolly, D., Finn, D., Kenny, P. (2005) 'Sensitivity analysis of a maritime located night ventilated library building', In: PALENC. Santorini, Greece.

Brophy, V. Lewis, J. O. (2005) 'Current Building Procurement Procedures - a Potential Barrier to Sustainable Design and Innovation', In: World Sustainable Building Conference. Tokyo, Japan.

 

TECHNICAL REPORTS

Building Environmental Assessment for Irelands (2012)
An IGBC Exploratory Study
Brophy, V.
UCD Energy Research Group with the Irish Green Building Council
[Available online]

Energy Performance Certification of Buildings (2010)
IEA Policy Pathway Series
Larsen, J., Brophy, V.
International Energy Agency, Paris.
[Available online] from the IEA website.

Passive Homes - Guidelines for the design and construction of Passive House Dwellings in Ireland (2007)
UCD ERG and MosArt Architecture.
Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland. Dublin.
[Available online] from SEAI website.

Energy Efficiency Regulations for New Dwellings and Options for Improvements. (2007)
UCD ERG, Emerald Energy, Gardiner and Theobald, Esbensen Consulting Engineers. Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government.
[Available online] from DoECLG website.

Study on the UK Standard Assessment Procedure with regard to meeting the requirements of the EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive for Dwellings in Ireland. (2007)
UCD Energy Research Group, National Energy Services and Rickaby Thompson Associates.
[Available online] from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland.

Thermal Mass and Sustainable Building - Improving Energy Performance and Occupant Comfort. (2006)
UCD ERG for the Irish Concrete Federation.
[Available online] from ICF website.

Homes for the 21st Century (1999)
The Costs & Benefits of Comfortable Housing in Ireland
UCD ERG and Environmental Institute.
Published by Energy Action Limited.
ISBN: 0-9537424-0-7
Summary Report [Available online]
Full Report [Available online]


BOOKS

A Green Vitruvius (2011) (2nd Ed)

A Green Vitruvius (1999) (1st Ed)
UCD ERG: Eileen Fitzgerald, Robert Alcock, Ann McNicholl and J. Owen Lewis, Architects' Council of Europe, Brussels: Eoin O Cofaigh, Suomen Arkkiteillitto, Helsinki: Vesa Peltonen, SOFTECH, Turin: Antonella Marucco.
Earthscan, London.
ISBN: 1-8739-3694

Green Design (1996)
Sustainable Building for Ireland
UCD ERG: Ann McNicholl and J Owen Lewis.
Stationery Office, Dublin.
ISBN: 0-7076-2392

The Climatic Dwelling (1996)
UCD ERG: Eoin O Cofaigh, John A Olley and J Owen Lewis.
Earthscan, London.
ISBN: 1-8739-36397

Living in the City (1996)
UCD ERG: Vivienne Brophy, John Goulding, J Owen Lewis.
Published by UCD ERG on behalf of the EC, Directorate General XII for Science, Research and Development.

European Solar Architecture (1996)
Edited by Eileen Fitzgerald and J. Owen Lewis.
Published for the European Commission Directorate General XII for Science, Research and Development by the Energy Research Group, University College Dublin.

Zephyr (1995)
UCD ERG: Dearbhla McClean, Eileen Fitzgerald and J Owen Lewis.
Published by UCD ERG on behalf of the EC, Directorate General XII for Science, Research and Development.

Energy in Architecture (1992)
UCD ERG: John R Goulding, J Owen Lewis, Theo C Steemers.
B T Batsford Ltd., London.
ISBN: 0-7134-6918-8

Energy Conscious Design (1992)
UCD ERG: John Goulding, J Owen Lewis, Theo C Steemers.
B T Batsford Ltd., London.
ISBN: 0-7134-69196

Working in the City (1990)
UCD ERG: Shane O'Toole and J Owen Lewis.
Published by UCD ERG on behalf of the EC, Directorate General XII for Science, Research and Development.
ISBN: 0-946846-022


THERMIE Maxibrouchures

Produced and published by UCD ERG on behalf of the EC Directorate General for Energy (DGXVII).

Shading Systems (2000)
Ed. Austin Stack, John Goulding & J. Owen Lewis
[Available online]

Sustainable Urban Design (2000)
Ed. Vivienne Brophy, Crea O'Dowd, Rachel Bannon, John Goulding & J. Owen Lewis
[Available online]

Bioclimatic Architecture (1997)
Ed. John Goulding & J. Owen Lewis
[Available online]

Tools and Techniques for the Design and Evaluation of Energy Efficient Buildings (1995)
Ed. Paul Kenny & J. Owen Lewis
[Available online]

Daylighting in Buildings (1994)
Ed. Anne McNicoll & J. Owen Lewis
[Available online]




UCD Energy Research Group, University College Dublin, Richview, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14, Ireland.
Email: erginfo@ucd.ie Tel: +353 (1) 716 2721 Fax: +353 (1) 716 2690
© Copyright 2011 UCD ERG.