A comprehensive cost-optimal approach for energy retrofit of existing multi-family buildings: Application to apartment blocks in Turkey

Saglam N. , Yılmaz A. , Becchio C., Corgnati S. P.

ENERGY AND BUILDINGS, vol.150, pp.224-238, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 150
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.06.026
  • Title of Journal : ENERGY AND BUILDINGS
  • Page Numbers: pp.224-238


This research presents a comprehensive cost-optimal approach for existing building retrofits. The approach incorporates energy efficiency measures related to building envelope, building energy systems and renewable energy, all at once. Moreover, the cost-optimal calculation scope is extended through integration of occupant behaviour.