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DOI: 10.5593/SGEM2014/B62/S26.004

ANALYSIS OF A FAMILY HOUSE ON THE BASIS OF WOOD AFTER 35 YEARS OF USE

P. Oravec
Wednesday 1 October 2014 by Libadmin2014

References: 14th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2014, www.sgem.org, SGEM2014 Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-619-7105-21-6 / ISSN 1314-2704, June 19-25, 2014, Book 6, Vol. 2, 27-32 pp

ABSTRACT
Each building is modified and reconstructed during its life cycle. Building modifications are intended to extend the life of constructions and maintain the user’s comfort. High quality of a construction shows minimal demands for a retrofit after some years. Any adjustments need significant financial costs. The analyzed house has been used by the same residents since 1978. The paper clearly states and justifies the list of significant investments in constructions and technologies during the usage. The described arrangements can be seen as representative because gradually all users of this kind of building access to the house in a similar form. More than 20,000 buildings have been built. The paper also includes the assessment of the building envelope and compares the energy inputs into the house.

Keywords: family house, wooden house, heating costs